To repair children’s broken smiles by providing free comprehensive treatment for cleft lip and palate deformities in under-served areas of the world.
Alliance for Smiles, Inc. (AfS) will function as an international service project with the following goals:
1.To provide free reconstructive surgery and dental treatment to children with cleft lip and palate anomalies in underserved areas of the world.
2.To establish comprehensive cleft treatment centers in collaboration with local professionals and inspire them to support free interdisciplinary treatment programs.
3.To foster an awareness of the necessity to provide timely comprehensive care for all cleft lip and palate anomalies.
4. To develop and implement programs to identify causes and support preventive measures to reduce the incidence of cleft lip and palate.
5. To create international understanding and goodwill by building bridges of friendship among all people.