Cleft Lip & Palate Programs Clinics


Child with cleft palate Child after cleft palate surgery

The Maine Cleft Lip & Palate Clinics:

  • Are available in Bangor and Portland
  • Provide early and ongoing evaluation and treatment planning
  • Maintain membership in the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA)

The Clinical Team is made up of professionals with expertise in the care of children with cleft lip and/or palate. Families will have access to the following specialists:

  • Audiologist
  • Ear/Nose/Throat Specialist (ENT)
  • Geneticist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Nurse
  • Oral Surgeon
  • Orthodontist
  • Pediatric Dentist
  • Pediatrician
  • Plastic Surgeon
  • Prosthodontist
  • Social Worker
  • Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Clinic Coordinator

The Clinical Team will talk with you, examine your child, and review the following:

  • Surgical Needs
  • Dental Care
  • Ear Care
  • Hearing
  • Educational Needs
  • Feeding Strategies
  • Medical and Family History
  • Nutritional Needs
  • Overall Health
  • Physical Development
  • Speech and Language Development