Oral health in comprehensive cleft care_chairside guide
Cleft lip and/or palate
Chairside guide

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.