Secondary cleft lip surgery
Frequently we get patients who come with complaints of scars on the upper lip who have had surgeries elsewhere. These form the so-called secondary cleft surgeries and we specialize in these types of surgeries here at Richardsons dental and craniofacial centre.
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Anterior maxillary distraction (AMD)
Anterior maxillary distraction is a relatively new technique for correction of a sunken midfacial/upper jaw appearance. Sometimes, patients who are treated for cleft lip and/or palate report back to us after the age of 6-7 years until 50 years complaining that their [ + ]
Good tooth alignment and dental arch form is something that greatly contributes to facial beauty and function. Children born with cleft lip and palate also have clefting of that portion of the upper jaw that houses teeth of the canine region. Unless this gap is [ + ]
Primary cleft lip repair surgery
Primary cleft lip repair is done when the baby is about 3 months old. However, after primary surgery, a lot of patients develop scarring of the region due to many reasons like the inherent nature of the patient’s skin and if [ + ]
Sheeba a young 27-year old residing in Muscat, came to the OPD of Richardsons Dental and Craniofacial Hospital expressing her dissatisfaction with the appearance of her nose. A thorough clinical examination was done for her by Dr. Sunil Richardson and it was found that she [ + ]
A baby girl 3 months of age was operated for left incomplete cleft lip seven years ago by Dr.Sunil Richardson. She came back after seven years for treatment of a hole in her upper jaw for which surgery is planned for her. Her face looks [ + ]
Being born with a cleft palate need not deter the individual from leading a normal life. Although there are problems associated with being born with cleft of the palate like speech abnormalities and growth inhibition of the upper jaw, yet if the cleft palate is [ + ]
While most people know of Botulinum Toxoid as a drug used for anti-ageing purposes, it is also very beneficial for patients suffering from facial nerve paralysis causing facial asymmetry.
Due to various reasons a person might get affected by facial nerve palsy in which muscles of [ + ]