cleft lip and palate
cleft lip and palate

CLEFT LIP AND PALATE

Craniofacial anomalies comprise a large fraction of all human birth defects, Cleft lip with or without palate (CL/P) is the most common craniofacial birth defect with an estimated quarter of a million affected babies born each year in the world. This malformation shows considerable variation across geographic regions and ethnic groups and has significant medical, psychological, social, and economic ramifications.
Malformations due to improper fusion of lip and palate may lead to cleft. Cleft lip and palate occur in isolation and in combination also.As the disease involves facial disfigurement it becomes a social taboo for the kids and the family.
We here at FORT DENTAL HOSPITAL aim to achieve the comprehensive treatment plan for such diseases.
Treatment
Treatment of cleft lip and palate is a multi disciplinary approach.
We here at FORT DENTAL HOSPITAL aim to achieve comprehensive care by our specialists.
Team comprises of
Oral and maxillofacial surgeon
Orthodontist
Periodontist
Speech therapist
Prosthodontist
Treatment comprises different stages which starts from infancy and continues till adulthood.

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