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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 105-107

Van der Woude syndrome: Management in the mixed dentition


1 Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Mahatma Gandhi Dental College, Jaipur, India
2 Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, DA Pandu Memorial RV dental college, Bangalore, India

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Sonahita Agarwal
Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital, RIICO Institutional Area, Sitapura, Tonk Road, Jaipur 302 022, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.111627

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This article presents the case of a patient with Van der Woude syndrome treated with orthodontic and orthopedic intervention in the mixed dentition stage. The patient had a bilateral cleft of the lip and alveolus accompanied by lip pits on the lower lip. Intra-orally, there was bilateral anterior and posterior cross-bite with a collapsed maxilla. The maxillary transverse deficiency was managed with orthopedic expansion and the second phase of treatment involved secondary alveolar bone grafting followed by retention with functional regulator-3. The mild maxillary retrognathia and deficient lip support was managed with dental compensation.


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