Cleft Lip & Palate Management
Know About Cleft Lip & Palate Management
A cleft lip and palate is a birth defect that occurs when the tissue that forms the upper lip and/or roof of the mouth does not fuse properly during development. It is one of the most common birth defects and affects approximately one in every 700 babies born in the United States.
Our team of highly trained and experienced oral and maxillofacial surgeons, plastic surgeons, and speech therapists specialize in cleft lip and palate management. We use the latest techniques and technology to ensure the best possible results. Our team is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for children and adults with cleft lip and palate, from the initial diagnosis through all stages of treatment and follow-up.
The treatment of cleft lip and palate usually involves multiple stages, starting with surgery to repair the lip and/or palate as early as possible. Additional surgeries may be necessary to improve the function of the lip and palate, as well as to correct any related problems such as dental and speech difficulties.
Cleft lip and palate management is a highly specialized field and a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach is the key for the best outcome. Our team of experts work together to provide a personalized treatment plan that addresses the specific needs of each patient. We understand that the decision to undergo cleft lip and palate management can be a big one, which is why we strive to provide the highest level of care and attention to our patients. From your initial consultation to your post-operative care, we are dedicated to ensuring that you have a comfortable and successful experience.
Common Reasons for Cleft Lip & Palate Management
Improve Dental Development
Improve Quality of Life
If you or your child has a cleft lip and palate and would like to learn more about how we can help, please contact us to schedule a consultation. Our team of experts is here to answer any questions you may have and help you make an informed decision about your treatment.