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9th Edition of International Conference on Dentistry
and Oral Health

September 02-04, 2024 | Madrid, Spain

September 02-04, 2024 | Madrid, Spain
ICDO 2017

M O Luz Veronica Rodriguez Lopez

M O Luz Veronica Rodriguez Lopez, Speaker at Oral Health Conferences
Autonomous University of Tabasco, Mexico
Title: Orthopedic-orthodontic care in patients with cleft palate lip


The cleft lip andcleft palate are congenital craniofacial malformations, derived from the lack of union between the facial processes. This malformation occurs during embryonic development from the sixth to the tenth week of intrauterine life. They are common defects that produce an abnormal facial appearance and speechdifficulties, functional, psychological and esthetic commitment, derived from themalformative condition.The Autonomous Juárez University of Tabasco, Mexico, through the orthodontic postgraduate report that, the patients with cleft lip and cleftpalate, whoattended at the dental specialties clinic and surgical journeysfor this malformation, 31% presented cleft lip and a complete left unilateral palate, with a greater predominance in males and 29% in females. Preoperative orthopedics is an effective treatment in patients with cleftlip and cleftpalate, which if isperformed early can achieve favorable results, improving the quality of life of patients. Orthodontic care in patients with cleftlip and cleftpalate aftermath in the public health sectors are limited, and the most vulnerable population is generally low-income, which is why the orthodontic specialty of the Autonomous Juarez University of Tabasco, represent an alternative for the attention of thevulnerablepopulation.


Stomatology Degree 1993-1998 Benemerita Autonomous University of Puebla •

Master’sDegree in Orthodontics 2000-2003. BenemeritaAutonomousUniversity of Puebla •

Investigatorprofessor full time, Profile PRODEP AutonomousJuarezUniversity of Tabasco 2013-2017 •

Academiccoordinator. Postgraduate of OrthodonticsAutonomousJuarezUniversity of Tabasco 2013-2016 •

ClinicalLipPalateResponsible of thePostgraduate of OrthodonticsAutonomousJuarezUniversity of Tabasco. 2015-2017.