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Implant Prosthodontic Procedures for a Completely Edentulous Patient with a Cleft Palate Implant Prosthodontic Procedures for a Completely Edentulous Patient with a Cleft Palate

Author(s):

Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Michael D. Lefkove, DDS, Bill Matheny, CDT

Date Added:

1/1/1994


Summary:

Cleft lip and palate maxillofacial prosthodontics is evolving and re-defining treatment approaches via the use of dental implants. A case report is presented demonstrating the use of the sinus lift procedure originally described by Tatum, the placement of osseointegrated root-form implants, and an implant-supported and -retained maxillofacial prosthesis.

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