The Effects of Maxillary Expansion on Late Alveolar Bone Grafting in Patients With Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate


UZEL A. , BENLİDAYI M. E. , KÜRKÇÜ M. , KESİKTAŞ E.

JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.77, no.3, pp.607-614, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.joms.2018.07.022
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.607-614

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to answer the research question of whether maxillary expansion provides enough postgraft stimulation to decrease the volume loss of alveolar bone grafts in patients with cleft lip and palate (CLP) who missed the appropriate treatment time.