Smile Train-Lifebox holds first Workshop with Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College to improve anesthesia safety for Ethiopian surgical patients
New Virtual Reality Pediatric Surgery Platform Aims to Bridge Global Gap in Cleft Surgery Access and Improve Surgery Safety for Children
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
Dentsply Sirona and Smile Train Continue Efforts to Help Children with Clefts Access Life-changing Care
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 The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation analyze the devastating impact of orofacial clefts over two decades (2000 - 2020)
In Celebration of World Smile Day, Supermodel and Entrepreneur Kimora Lee Simmons Joins Smile Train to Reveal National Survey Results Highlighting What’s Making People Smile
What’s Making Us Smile This World Smile Day®
Smile Train and Kids Operating Room Poised to Launch Solar Surgery System
Program expansion includes Yemen and Iraq, countries where previous programs were interrupted due to conflict.
Educating the public about clefts
Raising awareness for cleft-affected individuals and the social stigmas they face throughout National Bullying Prevention Month
Charities Smile Train and KidsOR to Sponsor Surgeons Across Africa
Smile Train to create Cleft Leadership Centers to increase access to healthcare