Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 2

Simple and Efficient technique to Fabricate PNAM device: Case report

Muhammad Ali Sheikh*

Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Baqai Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan

*Corresponding Author: Muhammad Ali Sheikh, Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Baqai Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan.

Received: November 25, 2022; Published: January 04, 2023


Pre-surgical nasoalveolar molding device (PNAM) is a prosthetic appliance designed to minimize the size of cleft of the hard palate and assist in feeding milk. PNAM is most successful during 3-4 months of life before the cartilages lose their pliability. This case report briefly attempts to describe the Fabrication of PNAM appliance with clear-auto polymerizing resin for 3-months old infant and the simple impression technique to record cleft lip and palate defect (CLP).

Keywords:Cleft Lip and Palate; Pre-Surgical Nasoalveolar Molding (PNAM); Impression Procedure; Infant Orthopedics; Clear Auto Polymerizing Resin; Maxillofacial Defects


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Citation: Muhammad Ali Sheikh. “Simple and Efficient technique to Fabricate PNAM device: Case report".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.2 (2023): 24-28.


Copyright: © 2023 Muhammad Ali Sheikh. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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