Treatment milestones and modalities for the cleft lip and palate patient and timeline for therapy from infancy to adulthood will be presented through review of current literature and clinical cases. Topics to be discussed will include; multidisciplinary team-based care, pre-surgical infant orthopedics, timing of bone grafts, craniofacial growth in cleft lip and palate patient population, and surgical orthodontic treatment.
Comprehend multidisciplinary team-based care of cleft lip and palate patients.
Identify milestones and timeline of treatment for the cleft lip and palate patient.
Assess the differences in craniofacial growth of unaffected patients and untreated and treated cleft lip and palate patients.