Smile Train entered a unique three-way partnership with Dentsply Sirona and FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) in 2022 to improve quality and access to oral health - and specifically cleft care globally.
Smile Train-Lifebox holds first Workshop with Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College to improve anesthesia safety for Ethiopian surgical patients
Smile Train and BioDigital launch the first-ever cleft VR platform experience that allows medical professionals anywhere in the world to join virtual operating rooms together to learn, practice and simulate cleft and palate surgeries
As part of its ongoing global partnership with Smile Train to help children with clefts, Dentsply Sirona provided a new equipment donation and championed a series of fundraising activities to support communities in need access high-quality cleft care. Dentsply Sirona’s actions were recognized through Newsweek’s rankings of America’s Most Responsible Companies of 2023.
Goal: Expand cleft care and double cleft surgical capacity across the hospital network
Smile Train and Kids Operating Room Poised to Launch Solar Surgery System
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Program expansion includes Yemen and Iraq, countries where previous programs were interrupted due to conflict.
Educating the public about clefts
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Charities Smile Train and KidsOR to Sponsor Surgeons Across Africa