Shriners Children’s teams of specialists treat the physical, social, emotional and developmental challenges of craniofacial conditions like cleft palate to help children live full healthy lives.
Shriners Children’s provides life changing specialty care for children with craniofacial conditions, developing a treatment plan that fits their specific needs.
Facial clefts are the number one craniofacial birth defect addressed by our patient and family-centered teams, led by our board-certified plastic surgeons. The cleft teams at Shriners Hospitals for Ch...
Shriners Children's craniofacial surgery team may use virtual surgical planning (VSP) before a child's surgery. VSP creates a model of the child's jaw, teeth or face, helping our team plan exact detai...
Shriners Children’s offers specialized facial and dental imaging (X-rays) for children with craniofacial differences. The painless process helps surgeons and doctors understand each child’s unique fac...
Shriners Children’s offers a multidisciplinary team to address your dental concerns related to a variety of craniofacial conditions. Our specialists will evaluate your child and provide an individuali...
Craniofacial microsomia is when part of a baby's face and or jaw is too small. Shriners Children's specialists treat this and related conditions such as microtia (small ear) and cleft lip and palate.
Ear, nose and throat services, known as ENT, involve the care and treatment of a range of head and neck disorders. Many craniofacial conditions treated at Shriners Children's also involve ENT speciali...
The upper airway includes the nose, nasal cavity, mouth, throat (pharynx) and voice box (larynx). Upper airway imaging looks for narrowing in these areas, which can be common for children with craniof...
The Springfield Shriners Hospital’s cleft lip and palate program has been recognized by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) as a fully-approved cleft lip and palate team.