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What is Cleft Palate or Cleft Lip?

A Cleft Palate is the oral malformation that mostly occurs in very early pregnancy in the mother’s womb. Though, your entire baby’s oral malformation facial deformities can be treated with the best Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Surgery in Chennai. This cleft lip and palate treatment helps to fix the congenital disability of lips and palate. It is also a physical split or separation in the roof of the mouth. It occurs when the facial structure that are developing in an unborn baby which does not close completely because of the lack of enough tissue.

The complication that includes with Cleft Palate:

The hurdle of cleft lip and cleft palate are highly observed after the birth which appears as a split in the roof of the mouth that involves like eating problems, voice from the nasal, chronic ear infection, difficult while they get feed as the infants may face trouble in sucking, delay in speech and language also it may affect the dental as the teeth may not erupt properly due to the abnormalities in the palate.

Causes of Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate:

The exact reason for cleft palate is not in clear but here are some few reasons that may include such as:

Smoking or alcohol consumption during pregnancy

Obesity during pregnancy

Lack of folic acid during pregnancy

Genetically inherited from parents

Use of some medications such as seizures, steroids taken during early pregnancy

It needs to tell that the cleft palate involves in hard palate, the bony front portion of mouth, since it is the birth defect that are most commonly seen among girls children than among boys. The treatment for cleft lip and cleft palate is performed between 6 and 12 months of age as it reduces the development of fluid in the middle ears and at the age of 18 years, children might require a bone graft to fill in the upper gum line, and stabilize the upper jaw. The best treatment is to make surgery and after surgery, the lip may improve the speech, breathing, appearance of lip and nose that closes the slits between the mouth and nose.

Dr. Hari's Dental Centre is the best Dental Clinic in Chennai. Our Pediatric Dental Clinic have specialised dentist of Child Dental Clinic to offer (children and Adults) with Teeth Whitening Treatment, Orthodontic Treatment, Root Canal Treatment, Laser Dentists, Ceramic Braces Treatment, 3D Guided Implant Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentists, Periodontic Clinic, Apicoectomy Treatment, Basal Implant Treatment, Chin Cup Treatment, Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate Surgery, Crown Lengthening Treatment in the IT hub of Medavakkam, Madipakkam, Pallikaranai, Velachery, Ullagaram and surrounding areas in South Chennai.

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