Velopharyngeal impairment in the orthodontic population.
Journal - Seminars in orthodontics (UNITED STATES )
This article provides information concerning cleft palate teams and questions one might consider in identifying the best referral for patients manifesting velopharyngeal impairment. A discussion of the impact of velopharyngeal impairment on speech performance is followed by presentation of a variety of simple evaluative tasks that can assist the clinician in identifying patients who would benefit from referral to a cleft palate team. Finally, information is presented concerning the potential speech sequelae of maxillary advancement surgery.
|ISSN : ||1073-8746|
|Mesh Heading : ||Cleft Palate Humans Maxilla Nasal Obstruction Osteotomy, Le Fort Referral and Consultation Speech Articulation Tests Speech Disorders Velopharyngeal Insufficiency physiopathology surgery surgery etiology adverse effects etiology physiopathology|
|Mesh Heading Relevant : ||Patient Care Team complications etiology|