Terms Defined
Clefts in General:
Facts About Clefts
All Terms Defined - Medical-ese Dictionary
History Of the Term Hare Lip
More on the Term Harelip
More Historical Cleft Facts
Isolated Cleft - Basic Info on Cleft Lip and Palate when not Associated with Syndromes
Basic Definitions - Palate, Unilateral, Bilateral, Complete Cleft, Incomplete Cleft
Medical Students Basic Info.
Defining Some Terms
Bilateral vs. Unilateral Cleft Palate
Birth Defect Statistics
A Guaranteed Cleft: A Theory
THE BIG QUESTION: What Makes a Cleft?
Clefting and Mental Retardation
Cleft Detection Through Ultrasound
The "Invisible" Cleft What is a Sub-Mucous Cleft?
Submucous Cleft Questions
Regarding Syndromes: Please visit the Syndrome section for detailed information.
About Appliances/Devices Used:
The Role Of Obturators In Cleft Care
Comments on Obturators -Dr Kirt Simmons DDS
Comments on Obturators -Dr John Liu DDS
Use Of The Latham Pin Device In Early Alveolar Alignment
The Latham Pin Device: One Family's Experience
What is a Logan's Bow?
Pre-Surgical Bonnet
Inside-the-Mouth Style Distract or Device
About Surgical Procedures/Medications:
FISTULAS: A Hole in the Whole Healing Process by Dr. John Canady
Rule of Tens - Needed to Reach Before Baby's First Surgery
Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars
Rhinoplasty: Columnella Lengthening "Lifting the Tip" - Bilateral Cleft 'Nose Repair'
What is a Periostoplasty?
What Is A Nasopharyngoscopy?
ABR: Hearing Test Explained
Antibiotics 101 by Carol Edson RN
OPIOD FAQ (Pain Relief Drugs)
Dehydration - A Medical Crisis! by Carol Edson RN
Facial Distraction Article
Pharyngeal Flap
What is a Sphincter Pharyngeoplasty?
Flap vs. Furlow (vs. Sphincter Pharyngeoplasty)
Videoflouroscopy
Videoflouroscopy (2)
Nasal Endoscopy
Jaw Alignment Surgery - An Explanation
Miscellaneous:
What Is the Uvula For?
What is a Bifid Uvula?
What Causes a Crooked Smile? (Obicularis Muscle)
DNA, RNA, Genes, Chromosomes - Basic Explanation