This is a question many of my educated patients keep asking… In this medical blog, I would want to make this aspect clear to the non-medical person.
Cleft palate is a congenital or birth defect that roughly affects 1 in 800 individuals. One of the requisites [ + ]
What is the incidence of cleft palate deformity?
Cleft lip and palate is a birth or congenital defect that roughly affects one in 800 live births.
cleft-palate-during-treatment at Richardsons dental and craniofacial hospital Nagercoil
Can speech be normal in patients with a cleft palate?
Yes, speech can be [ + ]
Why are kids born with cleft lip and palate?
Cleft lip and cleft palate is a congenital deformity that roughly affects one in 800 live births. The exact precise reason is still unknown but various reasons from the maternal health to genetics play a very major [ + ]
What is the objective of cleft lip and palate treatment?
Our objective here at Richardsons 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. What [ + ]
Palatal fistula repair
Patients with cleft lip & palate deformities even after being treated for lip & palate repair have a lot of other problems that need surgical attention. Palatal fistula post palate repair is one of the most common issues seen in patients. It usually [ + ]
1. Before bone grafting | 2. Surgical exposure of cleft alveolus | 3. Secondary alveolar bone graft done | 4. Closure done.
What is Cleft Alveolus?
Almost 90 percent of the individuals with cleft lip have an associated Cleft Clveolus too. this defect is not that [ + ]
Facial aesthetic surgery with Lip revision for Cleft Patients
In India every year many children are born with multiple defects, be it facial clefts or any other physical deformity. The sheer lack of awareness keeps these patients away from proper treatment for many years. This causes [ + ]
Cleft lip surgery
1-2-3 tingggg, Remember this epic scene from Kal ho na ho where Aman is teaching Naina how to smile?. He tells her that it is very important to live your life happily and to do that it’s important to keep smiling all the [ + ]
Cleft lip palate repair surgery
A couple recently reported to our centre to seek treatment for their little son. The child must be around 2 years of age and was a case of cleft lip & palate. We were shocked and surprised as to why the [ + ]
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 [ + ]