Combined palatal and midfacial prostheses: A clinical report

Julie A. Marshall, David R. Beukelman, Gordon K. Mahanna, Paul J. Sheridan

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This case report describes the development and fitting of a combined palatal and mid-facial prosthesis for a patient with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (Gorlin syndrome). Speech intelligibility scores are reported for each phase of his prosthodontic intervention. His preintervention sentences intelligibility score was 2%, while his postintervention score was 89%.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-216
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Speech and Hearing


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