Cleft lip and/or palate
Oral health in comprehensive cleft care
Published: September 2020
Cleft lip and palate (clefts) are the most common birth difference of the face and mouth and impact the development of the mouth, gums, and palate. Regular and focused dental care should be integrated into cleft care to help address oral hygiene challenges and prevent oral disease.
Oral Health in Comprehensive Cleft Care guidelines seeks to empower local cleft teams with training and resources to improve oral health.