Conditions | Craniofacial Clinic | Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD)
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  • Anomalies of the ear, nose, eye and the region around the eye
    • Microtia (congenital anomaly of the ear)
  • Cleft lip and/or palate (the roof of the mouth)
  • Cranial anomalies including craniosynostosis (premature fusion of the sutures of the skull) and encephalocele (a protrusion of the brain)
  • Variations in skull, face or jaw size and shape
    • Plagiocephaly (misshapen head)
      We offer shared medical appointments for families of babies with plagiocephaly.
    • Learn more about velopharyngeal insufficiency, a difficulty in speaking due to inadequate closure of the velopharyngeal port, from
    • Dental anomalies, including malocclusion, missing teeth, extra teeth, and structural jaw issues.

Craniofacial Clinic

The Craniofacial Clinic also cares for young patients with issues associated with underlying genetic syndromes, including:

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