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A Healthy Smile is Just the Beginning®

The Global Smile Foundation (GSF) and GSF-Ecuador teams held our second medical mission in Guayaquil, Ecuador in September 2022. The international team of volunteer medical experts collaborated with 44 volunteers from Ecuador to provide life-changing care for patients, including:

  • 166 Patient screenings
  • 133 Surgical procedures, including 17 oral surgery procedures (69 patients)
  • 174 Psychosocial interventions
  • 21 Nutritional/feeding consultations
  • 25 Speech Therapy sessions
  • 112 Dental procedures (62 patients)

Baby with cleft lip looking at camera

Many thanks to all of our sponsors and donors, as well as Prefectura del Guayas, Susana Gonzalez for the support that makes all of this possible.