As part of our mission to create Oral Care for the Next Generation, together with Operation Smile, PÄRLA is helping to provide funding for free cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries for children and adults without hope in more than 30 countries.


Since 1982, Operation Smile has transformed the lives of children and adults, their families and their communities across the world through their remarkable work. They provide access to safe and effective surgical operations to children and adults living with untreated born with cleft conditions and to date have performed over 314,000 life-changing procedures.helped more than 346,000 people receive life-changing surgical and dental care.

With a global network of more than 6000 medical volunteers from across 67 countries, Operation Smile delivers safe surgery and, comprehensive cleft care to their patients. They also provide and training programs and education to medical professionals to improve the quality of surgical care delivered in the countries they work in.  to all their patients. 

Without treatment, cleft conditions can cause severe health problems which can become fatal. Children who survive often face years of painful bullying and social isolation

PÄRLA is proud to support Operation Smile and their mission to improve access to safe surgery and heal the smiles of children and adults living with untreated born with cleft lip and cleft palates worldwide. For more information, visit www.operationsmile.org.uk


Every three minutes a child is born with a cleft lip or cleft palate. At PÄRLA we believe that no one should have to live with this burden, where they are 9x more likely to die before their first birthday. Yet in all too many places around the world, safe surgery is inaccessible or unavailable.

Join us in changing the world one smile at a time!