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Brace in place after alveolar bone graft. Close up of the mouth of an 8-year-old boy two weeks after alveolar bone graft surgery. An alveolar bone graft is surgery to add bone to the gum ridge in a child who was born with both a cleft lip and a cleft palate.
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