Individuals with Cleft Lip or Palate should be followed by a team of physicians and dentists from birth and continued throughout their entire childhood and teenage years. Pediatric dentists are highly trained in the area of cleft lip and palate and alongside oral surgeons, orthodontists and a team of physicians, your loved one will be well taken care of.
Oral manifestations will include:
- Missing teeth
- Extra teeth
- Differently shaped teeth
- Crowded positioning of teeth especially in the top front area