Cleft Craniofacial Patient Procedures

Our patient procedure sheets have been designed to help parents and guardians and their children to better understand the plastic surgery tests that have been scheduled by a physician. Please select the procedure below to learn more.

  • Alveolar Bone Graft – a surgery to add bone to the gum ridge in a child who was born with both a cleft lip and a cleft palate
  • Cleft Lip Repair – a surgery to fix a cleft lip
  • Cleft Palate Repair – a surgery to fix a cleft, or hole, in the palate, or the roof of the mouth
  • Craniofacial Surgery – an operation to fix congenital (con-JEN-it-ool) defects of the skull, meaning problems that were present at birth, or injuries to the soft tissue and bone in the head and neck