Cleft lips and cleft palats are typically caused by enviormental factors such as smoking and alcohol consumption. A cleft lip is a gap in the upper lip and a cleft pallate is a gap on the roof of the mouth. They are detectable at birth and can cause difficulty with eating, speech, and appearance.
Causes & Symptons
Cleft lips and pallets can typically be solved with surgery and eliminates any problems associated with it.