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Common Procedures in Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery

  • David M. Yates
    Affiliations
    Medical Director of Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery: El Paso Children's Hospital 4845 Alameda Avenue, El Paso, Texas 79905
    Fellowship Director of Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery: El Paso Children's Hospital
    Assistant Professor: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul Foster School of Medicine, El Paso, Texas
    Assistant Professor: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas
    Partner: High Desert Oral and Facial Surgery, El Paso, Texas
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  • Mark A. Miller
    Affiliations
    Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
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      David M. Yates, DMD, MD, FACS, FAACMFS, Editor
      We are very excited to aid in the creation of this Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, which is dedicated to common procedures in cleft and craniofacial surgery. Secondary to our specialties of advanced understanding of facial structures and occlusion, oral maxillofacial surgeons have always been essential in providing care to people with congenital facial deformities during the entire period of modern surgery. However, with the advent of fellowship training specific to this area, more and more oral and maxillofacial surgeons have dedicated themselves specifically to this realm of care. In addition, many maxillofacial surgeons in their communities are routinely on cleft teams, taking care of palatal fistulas, alveolar cleft defects, and severe midface hypoplasia. The purpose of this Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America is to provide the reader with practical knowledge, which is necessary when attempting a repair of one of these common cleft or craniofacial defects.