Can Dento-facial Orthopedics Be Applied for Someone with a Repaired Cleft Palate?
For an adult person considering orthodontics plus dento-facial orthopedics to fix an underbite (7.5mm diff b/w lower and upper jaw) and crossbite, is it possible to use orthopedic devices like palatal expanders when the individual has previously had surgery to repair a cleft palate? Since the cleft palate surgery closed the gap in the roof of the mouth, and the expander is supposed to pull it apart, would that create an issue?
Adult Orthodontics in Cleft Lip and Palate
Orthognathic surgery is probably the ideal treatment
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