Combined palatal and midfacial prostheses: A clinical report

Julie Ann 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
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 1996


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Speech and Hearing

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Marshall, J. A., Beukelman, D. R., Mahanna, G. K., & Sheridan, P. J. (1996). Combined palatal and midfacial prostheses: A clinical report. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 4(3), 209-216.