Susana Dominguez-Gonzalez

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Over the last three decades bilateral cleft lip and nose repair has been characterised by a trend towards more detailed reconstruction of the nasolabial muscles together with simultaneous correction of the deformity. An understanding of the true nature of the nasal deformity in bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP) has gradually emerged, and has inspired(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare and evaluate longitudinally the dental arch relationships from 4.5 to 13.5 years of age with the Bauru-BCLP Yardstick in a large sample of patients with bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP). DESIGN Retrospective longitudinal intercenter outcome study. PATIENTS Dental casts of 204 consecutive patients with complete BCLP were(More)
Orthodontic treatment is not without risk. The risks may be due to patient factors (which may not always be evident before treatment) or may come about because of the treatment itself. While the common types of risk are well documented, less information is available as to how some of the more unusual problems can best be managed when they arise; often the(More)
Secondary alveolar bone grafting is a key procedure in comprehensive cleft services, the main objective of which is to allow the canine to erupt through the bone. We have assessed the outcomes of the procedure at two units, one in Australia and one in the UK. Success was measured using standardised indexes for radiological assessment (Bergland and Kindelan)(More)
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