About cleft lip palate
Cleft lip and palate is the most common congenital deformity occurring in almost one in 700 people. When a baby is born with a cleft lip /or palate it is very distressing for the parents as it a psychological set back. There [ + ]
To start with, let us understand the meaning of ‘alveolar’..it derives from alveolus which means the part of the jaws that houses the teeth. Alveolar bone grafting refers to filling bone taken from another donor site to fill a defect in the alveolus. This defect [ + ]
Usually, most cleft palate patients treated adequately at their primary stage will have satisfactory speech. However, for those of them who don’t, a secondary palatoplasty will have to be done and that brings their speech almost like a normal individual.
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Cleft lip palate patients and flat face
Very frequently cleft lip and palate patients come to us with a complaint of a flat face, more particularly flat cheeks. This is because in cleft lip and palate patients the growth of the midface fails to [ + ]
This 18-year-old 12th-grade student came to our hospital seeking to improve the scar on the right side of the cheek which she sustained after a road traffic accident 3 years ago. In spite of having used all the skin creams that the doctors [ + ]