What is a cleft lip?
Cleft lip is a congenital deformity of the upper lip where there is a gap known as a cleft due to which the skin, the muscle may be missing. It can also involve the gums. Sometimes it involves [ + ]
In cleft lip and palate patients few treatments are based on esthetics and some are based on functional improvement solely. Treatment of cleft palate is also one of them. Treatment of cleft palate is very important for functional rehabilitation for eg speech, swallowing etc.
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The entire team at Richardsons Dental and Craniofacial Hospital was happy to welcome the Indonasian family that had travelled all the way from Medan for the cleft lip surgery of their son, aged 3 months. Dr Sunil Richardson diagnosed him to have a wide unilateral [ + ]