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How Much Do You Know About Cleft Lip and/or Palate?

Oral health professionals play a role in caring for patients with cleft lip and/or palate as part of the patient’s craniofacial team. Read more to discover how much you understand about a clinician’s role in treating this patient population.

The dental team plays a prominent role in the collaborative approach to treating cleft lip and/or palate as they monitor teeth for proper eruption; make appropriate and timely referrals to orthodontic providers.

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