Tirth Bhutada

Department of Orthodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University) Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India


  • Review Article   
    Speech Appliances in Cleft
    Author(s): Jigna Kachaliya*, Pallavi Daigavane, Priyanka Niranjane, RH Kamble and Tirth Bhutada

    “Cleft Lip and Palate” (CLP) individuals face a number of aesthetic and functional issues. A cleft lip is inherited deformity that originates in the womb during fourth and sixth weeks of pregnancy. A cleft palate is a birth abnormality that occurs between the eighth and the twelfth week of pregnancy. It's a gap in the roof of the mouth caused by the failure of the two sides of the palate to fuse. CLP are caused by various factors, the majority of which are unknown. Clefts are assumed to be the result of a mix of genetic and environmental factors. Parental history, family history, obesity during pregnancy and diabetic female are among the factors that predispose to development of CLP. Suckling, extreme facial deformities, ear infections, deafness, breathing difficulties, malocclusion, and poor speech are all concerns that.. Read More»

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