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Alveolar Bone Graft (ABG) for Children born with Cleft Lip and Palate

Alveolar Bone Graft (ABG) for Children born with Cleft Lip and Palate - Symptoms

Alveolar Bone Graft (ABG) for Children born with Cleft Lip and Palate - How to prevent?

Alveolar Bone Graft (ABG) for Children born with Cleft Lip and Palate - Causes and Risk Factors

Alveolar Bone Graft (ABG) for Children born with Cleft Lip and Palate - Post-surgery care

For more information on post-surgery care, download our ABG information booklet - Caring for my Alveolar Bone Graft.

These include:

  • Post-surgery precautions to note
  • How to keep wounds clean
  • Medication to be taken

Post-Surgery Diet

After the ABG, wounds in the mouth may make it difficult to eat. A balanced, soft diet is recommended for 6 to 8 weeks after surgery to minimise chewing and ensure adequate nutrition so the wound can heal well.

For more information on post-surgery diet, download our ABG information booklet - Caring for my Alveolar Bone Graft.

These include:

  • Soft diet guidelines
  • Soft diet food list categorised by food groups for nutritious, balanced soft diet meals
  • Sample meal plans
  • Tips for safe eating and drinking

The video below shows how to prepare a balanced, soft diet meal after an ABG.

 

You may also download Sample Recipes of dishes featured in the video.

Alveolar Bone Graft (ABG) for Children born with Cleft Lip and Palate - Other Information

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