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a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

Synonyms for cleft

a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)

having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib

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Inclusion Criteria patients with insignificant medical history patients with alveolar cleft alveolar cleft patients undergone presurgical orthodontics patients age range 9-12 years no other craniofacial defects and patients willing for surgery.
Exclusion Criteria patients below 9 years of age patients with bleeding disorders alveolar cleft patients without presurgical orthodontics patients with bone and metabolic diseases.
The bone grafts for both groups were compressed in syringes and the volumes were measured prior to filling the alveolar cleft defects.
Bevis, "Repair of alveolar cleft defects with autogenous bone grafting: periodontal evaluation," Cleft Palate Journal, vol.
Mohebbi, "Need for revision surgery after alveolar cleft repair," Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, vol.
Retraction of the pre-maxilla in a slow and gentle process to achieve continuity with the posterior alveolar cleft segments.
2 mm Width of alveolar gap--Distance between alveolar cleft borders.
There were bilateral complete alveolar clefts with mild protrusion of the pre-maxilla, but the rest of the maxilla including the palate was not involved.
There were bilateral alveolar clefts with mild protrusion of the pre-maxilla.
6% patients had impacted maxillary canine on either side, whereas, Russell and McLeod reported that patients with alveolar clefts had a 20-fold increased risk for canine impaction.