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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

Multidisciplinary approach for improving aesthetics in a cleft lip and palate patient

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Author Details: Khalid Al Zoman*,Christer Henningsson,Atheer Binzouman,Sultan Al Mubarak,Tariq Al Ali

Volume : 4

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 234

Article End Page : 238


A 27-year-old woman with a right-sided cleft lip and palate and a left sided cleft lip and congenitally missing teeth #s12 and 11. After primary treatment of the cleft during childhood and adolescence, the teeth were still missing and a large defect in the alveolar crest remained. Patient’s chief complaint was poor aesthetics in the upper anterior region. This case presentation describes how, with a multidiscipline approach by means of orthodontics, soft tissue grafting and a tooth-supported fixed partial denture the conditions were treated to achieve as good aesthetical result as possible.

Keywords: Cleft Lip and palate, Ridge augmentation, Multidiscipline approach.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2395-499X.2018.0053