will review the etiology of maxillary and palatal defects: along with
prosthetic management. Review components of speech, mastication, and
deglutition; along with prosthetic management of resulting deficiencies.
At the conclusion of this session, attendees should be able to:
- Recognize common causes of maxillary defects.
- Describe the six components of speech.
- Identify prosthetic treatment modalities for maxillary defects and speech deficiencies.