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.