The author reviews the literature of cleft lip--and palate concerning on the incidence and treatment of these disorders. Describes the most often used surgical treatments, emphasises the importance of team work, details the surgical and orthodontic roles. The author reviews the treatment plan of cleft lip and palate applied at the Oral--and Maxillofacial Clinic of the Semmelweis University and suggests to introduce it as a general procedure. The author nominates to create a Hungarian Cleft Centre based on the declaration of EuroCleft project.
|Translated title of the contribution||Cleft lift and palate surgery from the viewpoint of orthodontics, maxillo-facial and reconstructive surgery--state of the art in Hungary|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2002|
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