Polydimethylsiloxane button obturator for hard palate clefts

S. Taicher*, M. Sela

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A polydimethylsiloxane obturator for hard palate clefts is described. Because it is soft, the obturator uses anatomic undercuts of the nasal cavity for maximum retention and stability. The obturator covers only a small part of the palate. The material is nontoxic and noncarcinogenic.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)82-83
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1986
Externally publishedYes


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