Cleft palate is a common congenital anomaly occurring in infants. It happens because there is an aberration in the embryological palate development. The palate has a very important role in speech, separating the oral cavity from the nasal cavity. Swallowing and even growth of the [ + ]
Salivary mucocele is a type of mucous cyst that is small fluid-filled sac and it develops in the mouth. They often appear on the lips or the floor of the mouth. These are formed from the minor salivary glands that appear in the mouth.
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The anomaly of cleft affects not only the lip or the palate alone but the nose is involved too. Due to the improper orientation of the muscles, the nasal structures are distorted resulting in esthetic and functional issues. The most common cleft nasal deformity is [ + ]
The aim at Richardsons Dental And Craniofacial Hospital is to make each and every individual with cleft lip, cleft alveolus, cleft palate or any other craniofacial anomaly to be made like any individual without these deformities. So that they get incorporated into society without any [ + ]
This patient is now 34 years old.
She came to us 8 odd years ago with lots of secondary deformities… she had a scar on the upper lip from the primary cleft surgery done elsewhere. Her speech was far from clear and intelligible and nasal. Her [ + ]
A 20yr old young man had come to Richardsons Dental and Craniofacial Hospital finding a solution for his jaw deformities. Sathya (name changed) had undergone cleft lip and palate surgeries at a very young age, which were corrected. However, the condition and the surgeries left [ + ]
Importance of the chin
The secret to facial beauty is the balanced proportion of all facial features. The appearance of any face is a composite of all of the anatomic elements—teeth, bone, and soft tissues—and their relationship to one another. The chin is a prominent [ + ]
Professor Dr. Sunil Richardson is a visiting Professor to the Stanford Plastic Surgery, Stanford University, California, USA.
He has also conducted the grand rounds in Yale University, USA as well to the plastic surgery department in 2014.
Currently, runs Richardsons Dental and Craniofacial Hospital in South India [ + ]
Ear lobes are made of skin and fatty tissue and are quite strong, flexible but not as taut as the rest of the cartilage-based ear.
Now earrings or ear accessories are very commonly used by most women. Use of heavy earrings, however, may sag the lobule, [ + ]
A cleft lip is one of the most common anomalies of the face that occurs since birth. Cleft of the lip can extend till the nose (complete cleft lip) or involve only the lip (incomplete cleft lip). If left unrepaired it causes difficulty in sucking [ + ]