Management of Cleft Lip and Palate – What does the dental professional need to know?
An ACDE Series Webinar

Course Description:

This course will overview the assessment and management of patients with cleft lip and/or palate while focusing on the important role the dental professional has in their care.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Review the embryology, etiology, and classification of cleft lip and/or palate.
  2. Review the important principles of assessment of patients with cleft lip and/or palate.
  3. Review the important principles of cleft care.

Meet the Speaker: Dr. Jean-Charles Doucet

Dr. Jean-Charles Doucet, DMD, MD, MSc, FRCD(C) is an Associate Professor of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Science at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. He completed his dentistry degree (DMD) at the University of Montreal in 2004, followed by a general practice residency at the Notre-Dame Hospital and University of Montreal in 2005. He obtained both his medical degree and Master of Science and completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Dalhousie University in 2011. He then concluded his subspecialty training with a Cleft and Craniofacial Fellowship at the University of Montpellier, France in 2012.

Dr. Doucet joined the QE II Health Sciences Centre and IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Canada in July 2012 as an attending oral and maxillofacial surgeon and cleft/craniofacial surgeon on the IWK Cleft Palate Team. Dr. Doucet is a member of the Americleft research group, member of the American Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Association and Section Editor for the Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications and his research interests focus on the primary repair of the cleft lip nasal deformity, early alveolar bone grafting, and cleft distraction osteogenesis and inter-center cleft outcome comparison.

Registration Information

  • Zoom Webinar
  • Lecture
  • 1.0 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $49

Hosting University

  • Dalhousie University
  • CE contact name & email: Catherine Lyle,
  • Speaker name & contact info: Dr. Jean-Charles Doucet,

WEBINAR CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel their registration no later than 48 hours before the course starting date/time. A 50% refund will be issued to registrants who cancel 48-24 hours before the course starting date/time. No refunds will be issued for registrants who does not login to the webinar or who cancels within 24 hours of the course starting date/time. Participants may phone the Continuing Education office to cancel, but a written request which includes the name and phone number of the person who paid for the course must be received by our office before a refund can be processed. This request can be emailed to