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Let’s Discuss Cleft And Craniofacial Disorders

July 20th, 2022
Cleft and craniofacial disorders are a diverse group of deformities affecting the face and skull. These disorders are typically present at birth and can range from mild to severe. They can impact your child’s appearance and impede critical functions such as eating and breathing. In the US, approximately 600,000 children have been diagnosed with a cleft or other craniofacial disorder. In observance of National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month, let’s discuss some of the more common disorders in…

Close Up On Cleft and Craniofacial Disorders

July 5th, 2021
July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Disorders Awareness and Prevention Month. This observation was established to educate Americans about the cleft and craniofacial conditions that affect more than 600,000 people in the US. Cleft and craniofacial disorders are a diverse group of abnormalities in the growth and development of the head and face. Most of these disorders develop during pregnancy and are present at birth. There are multiple variations of cleft and craniofacial disorders, and they can be mild, moderate…