dentofacial complex

den·to·fa·cial com·plex

(dentō-fāshăl kompleks)
Dentition, its surrounding and supporting structures, and those of the facial region.
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Effects of a fixed magnetic appliance on the dentofacial complex.
Among the topics are effective cleft lip surgery, growth of the dentofacial complex in the presence of cleft lip and palate, repairing alveolar clefts by bone grafting, cleft speech-assessment and management, genetics and embryogenesis, neural crest cells in development of CL/P, genetic analysis of CL/P at the present and its prospects for the future, the preventive effect of folic acid and other vitamins on congenital anomalies, and methods for dietary surveys aimed to prevent CL/P.