Author Archives: Dr. John Wirthlin, Craniofacial Orthodontist

About Dr. John Wirthlin, Craniofacial Orthodontist

I am the craniofacial orthodontist at Texas Children's Hospital and part of the Cleft Palate Team. I have completed an accredited craniofacial orthodontic fellowship and am board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics.

I work with patients born with cleft lip and palate along with other craniofacial anomalies in a team setting to provide the highest level of treatment.

Treating Cleft Lip And Palate With NasoAlveolar Molding

Cleft lip and palate is a congenital malformation effecting the bones, teeth, soft tissues and musculature of the middle portion of face. Treatment for cleft lip and palate requires correct … Full Entry »

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