Treatments

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  • Cleft Lip and Palate

    A congenital condition causing esthetic and functional problems with the patient's face and jaw.

Currently Browsing:Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Cleft Lip and Palate

    This information is provided as background for parents who are seeking care for children with cleft lip and palate. You are encouraged to ask any questions you may have when you see the doctor or a member of our staff.

Currently Browsing:Pediatrics

  • Cleft Lip and Craniofacial Clinic

    The Cleft Lip and Craniofacial Clinic at MassGeneral Hospital for Children provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to care for people of all ages with a cleft and craniofacial disorders.

    Contact the Cleft Lip and Craniofacial Clinic: 617-643-6498

  • Pediatric Anesthesia

    The Pediatric Anesthesia team at MassGeneral Hospital for Children specializes in caring for children before, during and after surgery and other procedures.

    For more information, please call: 617-724-2250

Currently Browsing:Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Cleft Lip and Craniofacial Clinic

    The Cleft Lip and Craniofacial Clinic at MassGeneral Hospital for Children provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to care for people of all ages with a cleft and craniofacial disorders.

    Contact the Cleft Lip and Craniofacial Clinic: 617-643-6498

News

  • Closing the Genetic Gap in Orofacial Clefts - 1/1/2016, Mass General

    Researchers from MassGeneral Hospital for Children are using animal models to investigate the genetic and cellular triggers of human clefting. Their findings could lead to the development of earlier detection and more effective treatments capable of halting or reversing cleft development.

  • Genetic regulation of facial development - 8/30/2013, Research

    Dr. Eric Liao, director of the Craniofacial Developmental Biology Laboratory, conducts research on the genetic regulation of facial development.

  • Advanced cleft treatment techniques, lifelong care at MassGeneral Hospital for Children - 5/17/2010, Mass General

    Cleft lip and palate—the incomplete formation of the upper lip and/or roof of the mouth—are among the most common birth defects in this country. Approximately one in every 600 infants born in the United States is affected by a cleft lip, cleft palate, or both. The defects occur during early fetal development if the upper jaw, mouth, and nose fail to fuse together properly.