A cleft palate is a split or opening in the roof of the mouth. A cleft palate can involve the hard palate (the bony front portion of the roof of the mouth), and/or the soft palate (the soft back portion of the roof of the mouth).
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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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