Oral Rehabilitation under GA in Cleft Lip and Palate Children: A Case Report


  • Piyanat Boontarig -


Cleft lip and palate, General anesthesia, Uncooperative child, Oral health


Cleft lip and palate (CL/P) is a congenital anomaly affecting facial structure. It appears as an opening in the lip or palate which can affect a range of functions including speech, hearing, mental health, and oral health. Young children with CL/P experience more dental fear due to the involvement of surgical treatment during the first year of life. Managing these uncooperative children in the dental care office was very challenging, but it can be overcome by General Anesthesia (GA) treatment. In this case report, there was a 2.3-year-old. Thai girl with congenital cleft lip and palate who has poor oral hygienic conditions and many dental caries. The girl has denied to have a dental treatment, but finally, she was arranged to have an oral rehabilitation under GA. After following up with the patient, the results were obtained satisfactorily.


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How to Cite

Boontarig, P. (2022). Oral Rehabilitation under GA in Cleft Lip and Palate Children: A Case Report. Princess of Naradhiwas University Journal, 14(3), 300–312. Retrieved from https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/pnujr/article/view/254848