South Bronx’s Dental Hygiene Hero: Q&A with Mary Manning

This year, the Dental Hygiene Unit at Hostos Community College in New York held an outreach program for residents in the South Bronx. They treated more than 100 children, providing dental exams, cleaning, flouride and sealant,  as well as education to the … Continued

Bringing Care to Nicaragua’s Coffee Farms

In Nicaragua, the poorest country in Central America, 40 percent of the population lives in rural communities. Among other economic and social concerns, rural communities tend to be far removed from health care practitioners, and lacking in accessibility to care. … Continued

Charity Begins At Home

Healthy Teeth Lessons at Heritage Heights School in Onitsha, Nigeria I’ve always aspired as a dentist to give back to my native hometown in Onitsha in Eastern Nigeria, where I grew up. On Wednesday, April 27th 2016, I held the … Continued

Project Clean Teeth: Dental Care and Education in Vyara, India

  This summer, Project Clean Teeth traveled to Vyara, India on a mission to provide oral care to the underprivileged and teach about how to take care of their teeth. This was the first endeavor of our organization, Global Service Projects, and a great success. … Continued

Vida Volunteer Dental Mission Trip

On May 26th, 2016, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to embark on a two-week dental mission trip with Vida Volunteer, a non-profit organization that specializes in organizing pre-health trips for students interested in pursuing dentistry, medicine, or veterinary science. … Continued

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