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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 211-213

Repair of cleft alveolar bone with bioactive glass material using Z-plasty flap


1 Department of ENT, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
2 Department of Oral Surgery and Medicine, Orodental Division, National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Abdelrahman E. M. Ezzat
Department of ENT, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Cairo
Egypt
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Source of Support: Nil., Conflict of Interest: There are no conflicts of interest.


DOI: 10.4103/2229-516X.165381

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Multiple literature addresses cleft alveolar bone, with little consensus on the preferred surgical technique. Hence, we described a transoral approach for repair of cleft alveolar bone with Z-plasty and using bioactive glass. Study design: Case presentation and surgical technique description. In conclusion, transoral mucosal repair cleft alveolar bone Z-plasty using bioactive glass demonstrated an alternative easy and simple approach for augmentation of unilateral alveolar cleft patients.


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