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Fazel A, Mosharaf R. Palatal lift appliances: a case report. jdm. 1995; 8 (1) :64-69
URL: http://jdm.tums.ac.ir/article-1-643-en.html
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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE AR-SA Palatal lift appliances are used when the soft palate is anatomically normal but dysfunctional and patients suffer from speech problems while surgical correction is not possible. The aim of these prostheses is lifting soft palate to its normal level in order to achieve palatopharyngeal competence. The prostheses are designed based on maximum retention to keep soft palate in new position without prosthesis displacement. Various methods of constructing these appliances are mentioned and discussed in this article.

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