Obturator for Rehabilitation of Cleft Palate With Implant-Supported Retention System
Data de publicação2010-01-01
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Objective: Surgical reconstruction and prosthetic obturation are alternatives for the treatment of cleft in the soft palate.Design: The present case reports the rehabilitation of a patient presenting cleft palate with obturator prosthesis associated with implant-supported retention system.Conclusions: The use of ball attachment system improved speech, masticatory efficiency, swallowing, and social behavior of the patient.