Alliance for Smiles

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  • United States
Alliance for Smiles is a nonprofit organization committed to creating new smiles for children suffering from untreated cleft lip and cleft palate anomalies. Our dedicated teams of volunteers provide comprehensive treatment including free reconstructive surgery for these often neglected children in underserved areas of the world. During a mission, 70 to 100 under-served children receive surgery for cleft lip & palate anomalies. Alliance for Smiles also helps to establish and maintain permanent centers to provide follow-up treatment and continuing care to children who have received surgery.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, when travel was impossible, we launched a Virtual Education Initiative to deliver training to our international partners remotely via online formats. We have provided training to medical professionals and students to enhance their ability to provide effective patient care.