APROQUEN was selected for the 1st Regional Meeting in Orthodontics and Pre-Surgical Orthopedics. The partnership established with the Smile Train brought together 25 doctors from the specialties of dentistry, orthodontics and plastic surgery with the goal to standardize treatment criteria as well as share treatment protocols in the multidisciplinary care of patients with cleft lip and palate in the Latin American Region.
The meeting was held from August 15th to 18th and representatives from countries such as El Salvador, Panama, Guatemala, Mexico, the US and Nicaragua participated.
“We are very excited to receive in our burn center medical professionals with extensive experience and a great heart dedicated to the treatment of cleft lip and palate patients. This is a strong beginning toward the many goals to be achieved, but where the most important has already made a path for the future,” said Dr. Daysi Masis, Dental Clinic Coordinator at APROQUEN.
Smile Train is a leading cleft lip and palate organization in the world, present in 85 countries. Its main goal is to help support countries treating cleft lip and palate with educational, medical and financial resources to empower local doctors in developing countries.