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2015 | July-September | Issue3
CASE REPORT
Fabrication of Hollow Bulb Obturator with Maxillary Partial Denture for Congenital Cleft Palate Defect
AK Verma, Saurabh Chaturvedi, M Ali, Ankit Suhag, Saurabh Bhargava, Himani Yadav
Author Affiliation
AK Verma : Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Saurabh Chaturvedi : Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

M Ali : Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Ankit Suhag : Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Saurabh Bhargava : Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India

Himani Yadav : Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

10.5005/jp-journals-10036-1063

ABSTRACT

Rehabilitation of congenital cleft palate defect improves the quality of life for the patient as normal as possible. Obturator size depends on defect’s size and volume. The prosthesis should be easy to handle, simple to maintain, biocompatible, light in weight and conventional for future adjustments. This case report describes a cleft palate patient, which was rehabilitated with a hollow bulb obturator.

Keywords: Cleft palate, Hollow bulb obturator, Maxillofacial defects, Rehabilitation.

How to cite this article: Verma AK, Chaturvedi S, Ali M, Suhag A, Bhargava S, Yadav H. Fabrication of Hollow Bulb Obturator with Maxillary Partial Denture for Congenital Cleft Palate Defect. MGM J Med Sci 2015;2(3):161-164.

Source of support: Nil

Conflict of interest: None

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