“Ankylosis” is the term used to describe fusion and subsequent rigidity of the joints, which can occur in several different parts of the body, including the ankle, elbow, knee, shoulder, finger, or jawbone. The joint responsible for opening and closing of the mouth is called Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ). They are two joints on the 2 […]

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What a mom-to-be puts on her skin, eats, and smokes affects her baby. There are more than 4,000 different kinds of birth defects, ranging from minor ones that need no treatment to serious ones that cause disabilities or require medical or surgical treatment. If a baby is born with a part of the body that […]

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The West African College of Surgeons held their 60th annual general meeting and scientific conference from 9th – 15th of February 2020, at Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria. At the event, a member of Cleft and Facial Deformity Foundation (CFDF), Nigeria, Olayemi Balogun presented an excellent lecture on SPEECH THERAPY IN COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT OF CLEFT […]

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Peace Bello Two members of staff from Cleft and Facial Deformity Foundation, Dr Osaro Eke and Nnena Obi were privileged to be among the 15 participants from multiple disciplines representing Smile Train partners across Nigeria and West-Africa sub-region. The workshop marks the 3rd edition of the “Train the Trainers” program CFDF is attending in line […]

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USE DENTAL AUXILIARIES TO CREATE AWARENESS ABOUT DENTAL PROBLEMS AT THE GRASSROOTS, RETIRED TEACHER CRIES OUT AT IPAPO FREE DENTAL PROGRAMME. Mrs Mary Ojekunle, a 63 year old retired teacher has called on the Oyo state government to step up measures to increase awareness of dental diseases at the grassroot. According to her, Dental Surgery […]

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