The Smile Train Virtual Surgery Simulator

An interactive way of learning cleft surgical techniques

Smile Train, the world's largest cleft charity,
has partnered with BioDigital to launch
the first web-based, 3D, interactive
surgical explorer for cleft care.


The Smile Train Virtual Surgery Simulator provides surgeons around the world with next generation surgical training technology for learning surgical techniques in cleft lip and palate repair. Through leveraging state-of-the-art technology, Smile Train and BioDigital aim to change the world, one smile at a time.


Smile Train's Vision

Every child born with a cleft - anywhere in the world - should have the opportunity to live a full and productive life. Smile Train supports innovative education and training programs, including the Cleft Surgical Simulator, to empower local medical professionals to provide safe, quality, timely, free and cost-effective comprehensive cleft treatment for the millions of poor children around the world who suffer from cleft lip and/or palate.