Department of Orthodontics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran


Introduction: Cleft lip and palate (CLP) is the most common congenital facial anomaly. Its incidence varies according to epidemiologic studies but is usually between 1 and 1.82 for each 1000 births. The etiology of this malformation is complex and includes both genetic and environmental factors.
Case Presentation: In this article a 13-year-old girl with CLP is presented. She was treated with expansion of maxillary arch form, bone grafting, pre surgical orthodontics, orthognathic surgery and minor esthetic surgical procedure.
Conclusions: Satisfactory results regarding functional occlusion, dental esthetics, and facial esthetics were achieved in the patient.