Our Mission

Austin Smiles – The Austin Plastic Surgery Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide sustainable surgical and post-surgical care to children born with cleft lip and cleft palate both in Central Texas and Latin America.

1 in 700 children are born with a cleft lip or palate

$250 covers the cost of one life-changing surgery

150 volunteers annually will change a child’s life forever

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Since 1987 Austin Smiles has provided life-changing services to children born with cleft lip and palate

Children with cleft lip and palate often face one or more health and developmental complications without proper treatment. These complications include difficulties in feeding, speech, breathing, and hearing as well as compromised oral health and frequent ear infections.

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Featured fundraiser

Month of Smiles

A city-wide effort where participating plastic surgery offices will donate their time providing various injectable procedures and donate the price of the procedure directly to Austin Smiles! 

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Featured Mission – Fall 2021

Guatemala 2021

Austin Smiles just returned the first trip since the pandemics to Guatemala City at Centro Moore! Our team completed 45 cleft lip and palate surgeries for children in need!

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Featured EVENT – November 6th

35th Anniversary Celebration!

Let’s celebrate 35 years of service! Attend in person or enjoy the Livestream from home featuring performance by the “Queen of Austin Soul”, Tameca Jones