Fabrication of Feeding Plate in Cleft Palate Patient: A Case Report

Tulsi Lodhi, Surendra Kumar Patil, Surendra Kumar Bahetwar, Aparna Sharma, Nupur Ninawe, Arti Dolas
2019 Dental Journal of Advance Studies  
AbstractCleft lip and palate is one of the most common congenital craniofacial malformations. It is associated with various problems such as difficulty in sucking, nasal regurgitation, hearing and speech problems, etc. Feeding is of primary and immediate concern for the growth of infants. In this case report, a 3-month-old female child diagnosed with Veau's class II cleft reported with the difficulty in sucking of milk and nasal regurgitation while feeding. To overcome this problem, a feeding
more » ... ate was fabricated with simple impression method, which helped the infant feed and restore the proper weight required for cleft palate reconstructive surgery.
doi:10.1055/s-0039-1684106 fatcat:ltu62fxr4bgslcfta7gmgnp5pu