Many children worldwide are born with a cleft palate. Oral Surgeons in Indiana can correct this defect. Cleft palate is deformation in the mouth, affecting the hard palate (the bone arch of the mouth). Soft palate tissues, forming the back of the mouth, are also affected by deformation. Because of this defect is created connection between oral and nasal cavity. This hole may extend from the front part of the mouth (often affecting the lip area) to the throat and tongue. A cleft palate occurs when the two halves of palates do not grove together during pregnancy. A cleft palate is usually invisible, as is located in the mouth cavity. Despite this, cleft palate affects the development of the upper lip, a cleft in this case will be noticeable.