Kids Health Matters
The Quinn family shares their experience about their newborn daughter receiving a diagnosis of craniosynostosis. They appreciate the Gillette team approach to care which allows for collaboration between the neurosurgeon and the plastic surgeon to formulate a clear, patient-specific plan. Two surgeons working side-by-side in the operating room decreases operating time and reduces the length of exposure a child has to general anesthesia.
January 19, 2021
Filling a Gap in Care the Gillette Dental Clinic Reopens
The dental clinic at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is now open and seeing patients after being closed for three months as a precaution to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Gillette's dental clinic is one of only three facilities in the metro area that is specially equipped to serve patients with disabilities.
October 2, 2020
Detective Work and Data Help Detect Velopharyngeal Dysfunction (VPD)
Diagnosing velopharyngeal dysfunction (VPD) takes careful listening, testing, data collection and detective work. VPD is an umbrella term that describes multiple disorders that cause leakage of air into the nasal passages during speech production. Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare speech-language pathologist, Graham Schenck, PhD, has special training in VPD and is an expert in its detection.
July 31, 2020
Specialty Training and an Expert Team Make Craniofacial Care at Gillette World-Class
The craniofacial team at Gillette includes craniofacial pediatric plastic surgeons, neurosurgeons, dentists, orthodontists, speech-language pathologists, advance practice nurse practitioners, audiologists and other providers who’ve been carefully selected because of their specialized training in their respective fields to support children.
September 27, 2019
A Guide to Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
When a baby is born with a cleft lip and palate, the craniofacial experts at Gillette can offer guidance, reassurance and exceptional care. Learn more about cleft lip and palate repair.
September 20, 2019