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Pretoria Dentist | Pretoria dental care | | The Cleft lip & Palate Team

Dr Emad Ghabrial - ORTHODONTIST

BChD, MchD(orthod), H Dent Dipl, PG Dipl Dent (P.Manag.)

Queenswood:   (+27) 012 3332224/6   |    Pretoria East:   (+27) 012 809 1911

The Cleft lip & Palate Team
 

 

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Infants: > 100 new infants’ referred to the clinic annually

Patients flow : 50-60 patients per month

Annual patients visit: average 750 patients

Operations: average of 175 operations annually  


Team leader: 

Prof. Kust Butow

Bsc, BchD, MChD (in MaxFacOral Surg), DrMedDent, PhD, DSc(odont), FC MFOS

Professor and Head of Department of Maxillofacial and oral surger & Adjunct Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surger, University of North Carolina, USA Patients registered: 3174 patients are currently registered at the clinic

  • 5.6% isolated cleft lip
  • 12.6% cleft lip and alveolus
  • 39.7% cleft lip, alveolus and palate
  • 0.6% had a cleft of hard palate only
  • 16.6% had a cleft of the hard and soft palate
  • 18.5% had cleft of the soft palate only
  • 4.5% had a combination of clefts
  • Sex ratio: male:1699 female: 1475
  • Population groups: Whites 2124, Black: 868, Coloureds: 84, Indian: 84, Asian: 9
  • Positive family history: 27.9%
  • Associated Syndromes: 26.2%

        6.2% Fairbain Robin
        1.3% Demarque-van der Woude
        0.7% Holoprosencephaly sequence
        Tessier clefts were found in 45 cases

  • Facial clefting were observed in 88 twin pregnancies of which 7 sets both twins were affected.
  • 2.5% of registered patients do not have facial cleft but present with other defects i.e. speech problems and high palate)

 

Research Potential:

  • New designs and creations: 13
  • Refereed publications: 29
  • Non-referred publications: 66
  • Popular scientific publications: 5
  • Book published in USA: 1
  • International presentations: 41
  • National presentations > 100


Founded : August 1983

 
 
 
Pretoria Orthodontist. Dr. Emad Ghabrial provides Braces for Children, Braces for Adults, Invisalign, Crooked Teeth, Smile Makeover, Retainers, Mouth Guards to the following locations: Gauteng Province, Pretoria, , . Gauteng Province Orthodontist providing excellent orthodontic services including Braces for Children, Braces for Adults, Invisalign, Crooked Teeth, Smile Makeover, Retainers, Mouth Guards in Pretoria, Gauteng Province, Pretoria, .