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So Your Child Can Find Their Smile

We’re here to help empower you and your child to find your smile again and feel confident inside and out.

Cleft lip and palate are the most common birth defects that affect a baby’s face. But that doesn’t make the diagnosis any easier for parents to navigate. 

At AdventHealth for Children, we have cared for thousands of children with cleft lip-and palate-related conditions. We’re here to answer your questions, discuss your child’s treatment options and create a plan that’s best for your baby.

Our craniofacial team is backed by a network of over 140 pediatric specialists that work together to help treat your child with the utmost care and compassion.

We’re here to help you find the right physician or a location that’s convenient for you.

Finding Answers for Your Questions

From the first moment you realize your life is going to change to the first moment you hear that precious heartbeat, you imagine every inch of your new baby. 

A cleft lip or cleft palate diagnosis can be surprising, but our caring and experienced team is here for you. We have unmatched skills and expertise across Florida to offer the care, support and surgery your child may need.

And more than that, we’ll be here to help you find the answers, hope and healing you need to celebrate your child.

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Experienced Care for Your Child

Get access to proven approaches for correcting cleft lip and cleft palate in your baby. Find a plastic surgeon near you and learn more about our surgical outcomes.

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Patient Testimonials


"I am in awe of Dr. Sawh-Martinez’s craftsmanship, thoughtfulness, and demeanor. I am floored by Rea Lynn's progress. We live an hour away, but will continue to make the drive just for this team." - Mom

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Why Choose Us

At AdventHealth for Children, our team of plastic and reconstructive surgeons care for your child’s and family’s body, mind and spirit with comprehensive, compassionate care.