Cleft palate management with bar-retained removable partial denture

Filiz Keyf, Sencan Ozlu

Abstract


Cleft lip and palate associated with many problems, including cosmetic deformities, dental abnormalities, and difficulties in speech and swallowing. This paper reports the prosthetic rehabilitation of a 20-year-old female with unilateral cleft lip and palate by a combination of metal-ceramic cement-retained fixed partial denture and a bar-retained removable partial prosthesis. Bar-retained obturator was planned to cover the oronasal communication in the hard palate and improve the patient’s functional and aesthetic requirements.


Keywords


Cleft lip and palate; Obturator; Retention

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