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prepare for surgery

When your child needs surgery, we know it can be a stressful and uncertain time. That's why we have outlined all you need to know. 

Please visit our preparing for surgery page to get helpful tips, learn what to eat and drink, learn where to park and much more. 

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resources at Dayton Children's

Please find a list below of resources available at Dayton Children's

Family support resource directory

Support services

Billing and financial assistance

Overnight accommodations


Dayton Children's patient care coordinator

Judy Mosher is the patient coordinator for the Craniofacial Center at Dayton Children's. She specializes in craniofacial syndromes, research craniofacial genetics, advocacy, networking and hosting annual retreats for syndromic families. She is also the co-founder of the Treacher Collins Network. Contact Judy at or 937-641-4755.


other resources

Other organizations provide extensive educational materials for patients and families. Our specialists encourage families to find support through the following websites and organizations.


travel resources

Angel Flight West

Arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs. Aircraft, piloting, and all flying costs are donated to help families, so they can receive treatment they may not otherwise be able to receive.

Air Care Alliance

More than sixty groups have volunteer pilots who will fly patients for care or provide other flights or aviation services to help those in need or serve our communities. If you are seeking free air transportation or aviation services you can send an inquiry to each appropriate organization in one easy step by providing Air Care Alliance the necessary information about your transportation needs.

Children’s Craniofacial Association (CCA)
1-800-535-3643 or

CCA has a financial assistance program that helps with food, travel and/or lodging. Please apply at least 4 to 6 weeks before your next appointment. FACES: The National Craniofacial Association 1-800-332-2373 or Provides financial support for non-medical expenses to patients traveling to a craniofacial center for treatment. Eligibility is based on financial and medical need.

craniofacial resources

AboutFace International

American Association of Orthodontists 

American Dental Association

Changing Faces

Children’s Craniofacial Association

FACES: The National Craniofacial Association

Federation for Children with Special Needs

Headlines: The Craniofacial Support Group

New Mouth

World Craniofacial Foundation


cleft lip and palate resources

Adopting Cleft-Affected Kids Online Support Group

American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (Cleft Palate Foundation)

Smile Train


craniosynostosis resources

Cranio Kids: Fun Friends and Craniosynostosis Support

Craniosynostosis and Positional Plagiocephaly Support, Inc.


hemangioma/vascular malformation resources

Angioma Alliance

Birthmarks and Hemangiomas InterNETwork Support

National Organization of Vascular Anomalies

Vascular Birthmarks Foundation


request an appointment contact us

Please use this form to request an appointment or second opinion with a Dayton Children's plastic surgery specialists. We will contact you within 24 hours to schedule your appointment. 

request an appointment

For more information about plastic and reconstructive surgery at Dayton Children’s, please call the clinic at 937-641-3898 or fill out our online form and we'll get back to you.

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