Korean J Orthod.  1971 Dec;2(1):41-46.

Orthodontic consideration of cleft lip and palate (Report 1)

Abstract

The role of the Orthodontist in cleft lip and cleft palate therapy is primarily ill correction of malocclusion which is required by practically every child who has these defects. He can contribute to the assessment of dento-facial growth and development. We may gain the possible limited correction of delayed malocclusion due to cleft lip and palate. The authors have attempted delayed orthodontic treatment of a cleft lip and palate of 12.9 years old girl, who had a cleft lip and palate of surgical closure at 2,3 and 4 years old.


MeSH Terms

Child
Child, Preschool
Cleft Lip*
Cleft Palate
Female
Growth and Development
Humans
Malocclusion
Palate*
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