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The Smile Train
With a lean organization and modest staff of less than a dozen employees, we develop and manage hundreds of partners and programs with thousands of doctors, nurses, hospitals and organizations. Our average cost-per surgery of $250 is the lowest of any cleft organization. One of the things donors like the best about The Smile Train is that 100% of donations goes towards helping children.
245 5th Avenue, Suite 2201 New York, NY 10016
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Phone: 1-877-KIDSMILE (543-7645) or 1-212-689-9199
Website: http://smiletrain.org

Doctors Without Borders USA
Health care crisis relief. Doctors Without Borders USA,
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Phone: 800-638-8079 Fax: 212-679-7016
Website: http://www.dwb.org

HealthLink Medical Center
HealthLink is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization of experienced volunteer physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, nurses, dental hygienists, pharmacists, other health professionals, and clerical staff who provide free primary medical and dental care to eligible patients living in Bucks or Montgomery counties. As a well-qualified, compassionate team of professionals, we work together to provide the highest-quality care for patients, while respecting individual cultures and patient confidentiality. We also have a network of participating physicians and hospitals who give specialized care and tests when needed. Other community agencies provide support services and are available for referral, too. Each of our licensed providers meet strict state and national credentialing requirements. Credentialing Boards include: The State Board of Medicine and Dentistry and the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
1775 Street Road Southampton, PA 18966
SOUTHAMPTON, PA 18966
Phone: (215) 364.4247 Fax: (215) 791.1907
Website: http://www.healthlinkmedical.org

MEXICO and EGYPT - Operation Serve International
We need volunteers for our mission teams to both Mexico and Egypt. We serve the people living in the garbage dumps of Mexico and Egypt by providing medical care, dental care, optical care, personal hygiene, and hair care. We need people who want to SERVE others! Rev. Dr. Sameh Sadik, Executive Director
Operation Serve International, P.O. Box 18070 Fairfield, OH 45018,
PALM, PA 18070
Website: http://www.operationserve.org
Email: -

N Street Village
Strength and dignity are her clothing, And she smiles at the future. Proverbs 31:25 Since January 2005, one hundred and thirty-six women of N Street Village have gained beautiful smiles because of our extraordinary volunteer dental professionals. Some of these women received a first-ever cleaning, while other received long-awaited dentures. As a result of the dental clinic, these women have gained confidence, had their health restored, and enjoyed a renewed appearance for job searching.
The hygienist and dentists who work unselfishly with our women - provide their services in our clinic and in their offices pro bono. They have been a gift and a blessing to N Street Village! We would like to add to our pool of dental professionals to serve more women and to prepare for the retirement some of our current good Samaritans. You can help us maintain and update our roster.
1333 N Street NW Washington, DC 20005
WASHINGTON, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 9392096
Website: http://www.nstreetvillage.org

VDA Mission of Mercy
The Virginia Employment Commission 2000 Population Projects estimated that one-in-five Virginians live in an underserved area. Typically these are rural communities with a significant impoverished population. Individuals in these areas (primarily the working poor, the elderly, the disabled, or the uninsured) are often left without any dental care to face extreme pain, discomfort, and embarrassment. In response to the lack of access to care and the resulting poor oral health of thousands of indigent Virginians, the Virginia Dental Health Foundation launched the Mission of Mercy (MOM) and began to "make caring visible." The Mission of Mercy projects are conducted in identified, underserved areas of the state where there are not enough dental practitioners to adequately address the oral health needs of the community. Any individual who is able to show up on site is considered eligible. Our intentions are not to judge, but rather to serve.
Thus far, a total of twenty MOM projects have been held throughout Virginia including Wise County, the Eastern Shore, Northern Virginia, Martinsville, Norfolk, and Grundy. For each MOM project, there are hundreds of volunteers who participate. To date, 14,446 patients have been provided with over $5.7 million worth of free dental care. Virginia's MOM projects have broken records for the largest two and three day dental outreach clinics ever conducted in the United States. Other states have used the Mission of Mercy as a model for their state dental missions, i.e. Texas and Kansas
VDA Mission of Mercy 7525 Staples Mill Road Richmond, VA 23228
RICHMOND, VA 23228
Fax: (804) 261-1660
Website: http://www.vadental.org

Gainesville Community Ministry
We provide practical assistance to the elderly, the disabled, and recipients of public assistance, as well as the "working poor" who are vulnerable to economic crises and have fallen between the cracks of other programs
Contact: Michael Wright
238 SW 4th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
GAINESVILLE, FL 32601
Phone: (352) 372-8162 Fax: (352) 372-8131
Website: http://www.BetterDay.org

Health Volunteers Overseas
Health Volunteers Overseas needs dentists to participate in training programs in developing counitres. Sites include Brazil, Haiti, Moldova, Nicaragua, and St. Lucia. General dentists and subspecialists (endodontics, etc)are needed. Volunteers should be fully trained, licensed and credentialled.
1900 L Street NW, Suite 310
Washington, DC 20036
WASHINGTON, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 296-0928 Fax: (202) 296-8018
Website: http://www.hvousa.org

Northern Viginia Dental Clinic
The Northern Virginia Dental Society helped to established a central volunteer clinic in Falls Church, Virginia. Dental care is not entirely free, but patients with limited resources are able to receive dental services at substantially reduced rates. The clinic is staffed by volunteer dentists who donate their personal time to serve the public. Not all services are available, and there are eligibility requirements. The modern clinic is equipped with some of the latest technologies.
All services will be provided by volunteer dentists, as well as dental hygienists, dental assistants, and receptionists
5827 Columbia Pike Suite # 405 Falls Church, Virginia 22041
FALLS CHURCH, VA 22041
Phone: (703) 642 5297
Email: -

Operation Smile
Operation Smile is a private, not-for-profit volunteer medical services organization providing reconstructive surgery and related health care to indigent children and young adults in developing countries and the United States.
6435 Tidewater Drive Norfolk, VA, USA 23509
NORFOLK, VA 23509
Phone: (757) 321-7645
Website: http://www.operationsmile.org/

American Red Cross of Southeastern Virginia
Volunteer dentists,hygienists and dental assistants needed to provide basic dental care at the American Red Cross Adult Dental Clinic in Norfolk. Please call 446-7756 for schedule
Must have a current Virginia license
611 W. Brambleton Avenue Norfolk, VA 23510
NORFOLK, VA 23510
Phone: 757) 446-7700
Website: http://www.seva-redcross.org

Dental Volunteers for Israel
Volunteers for Israel needs GP's, endodontists, pedodontists for dental clinic in Jerusalem. Dentists treat needy children (ages 5-18) from the Jerusalem area.The children are referred to The Trudi Birger Dental Clinic through Jerusalem's welfare agencies.They are the clinic's only patients. This humanitarian project helps needy children regardless of religious, ethnic or national affiliation.
8645 West Boynton Beach Boulevard, Boynton Beach, FL 33437
Israel
Phone: 972-2-6783144 ; 972-2-678-3101 Fax: 972-2-678-4737
Website: http://www.dental-dvi.co.il
Email: -

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
Climb aboard Collier County's Ronald McDonald Care Mobile(TM). Assist children with their shoes and socks, and paperwork (and allay their fears) as they move between medical and dental professionals. Represent the Volunteer Program behind the scenes working to support the Care Mobile and out front at community events. Come join the fun and feel good about serving kids who might not otherwise ever see a dentist or doctor. Volunteers make it work! Contact Natalie Alexich for more information
Immokalee Marco Island Collier County, FL 34119
1454 Madison Avenue Immokalee, FL 34142
NAPLES, FL 34119
Phone: 239-658-3049 Fax: 239-658-3050
Website: http://collier.org
Email: -

Volunteer Center - United Way of Midland County
Volunteer dentist/hygienist would provide general dentistry/teeth cleaning for Midland County residents 19 years of age or older with Medicaid. Dental assistant will be provided if none is available. Have immediate openings on Mondays & Tuesdays. First available time slot is Friday, October 28, 2005. Day and time is flexible, but would appreciate 4-6 hours from start time to end time.
MIDLAND, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 631-7660 Fax: (989) 832-5524
Website: http://www.unitedwaymidland.org

Seminole Community Volunteer Program
Seminole Community Volunteer Program, Inc is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Seminole County. Through innovative partnerships and collaborations , SCVP will provide skilled volunteers who will positively impact Education, Public Safety, Health and Human Needs and to provide a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of volunteers.
Recruit, enroll, interview and place volunteers in private non-profit and public agencies. Arrange community service projects for corporate, school and faith based organizations Contact: Patricia Shields (Executive Director
P. O. Box 951636 Lake Mary, FL 32795
LAKE MARY, FL 32795
Phone: (407) 323-4440 Fax: (407) 323-8001
Website: http://scvp.org

US - Indian Health Service
Volunteer to work with Native Americans on reservations nationwide.
Dr. Rick Troyer, Indian Health Service dental director
PO Box 9 Crow Agency, MT 59022
CROW AGENCY, MT 59022
Phone: 406-638-3470 Fax: 406-638-3569
Website: http://www.ihs.gov/
Email: -

Kelly Tondini Volunteer Services Coordinator
CommunityHealth, NFP
2611 W. Chicago Ave.
CHICAGO, IL 60622
Phone: (773) 969 - 5923 Fax: (773) 395 - 0129
Website: http://www.communityhealth.org

La Clinica Latino Community Health Center
Contacts: Marilyn Roberts, DA at 314-664-5565 or Dr. Norm Freiberger at 636-946-1517
3646 Fairview Ave St. Louis MO 63116
SAINT LOUIS, MO 63116
Phone: 314-664-5565

National Registration Center for Study Abroad
Improving international understanding through educational exchanges. NRCSA welcomes participants of all ages, nationalities, and occupations.
P.O. Box 1393 Milwaukee, WI 53201
MILWAUKEE, WI 53201
Phone: (414) 278-0631 Fax: (414) 271-8884
Website: http://studyabroad.nrcsa.com/index.jsp
Email: -

BOLIVIA
Every March work with orphans in central Bolivia
Dr. David Crane, Dental Seminars & Symposia, 405 West Prairie View Road Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-3382
Bolivia
Phone: 715-723-1662 Fax: 715-723-1662
Website: http:// www.dentsem.com
Email: -

Bering Omega Community Services
"It is one of the beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely help another without helping himself" -- Ralph Waldo Emerson Volunteers must be able to work with both groups and individuals of diverse cultural, socio-economic, age, racial, and educational backgrounds. An understanding of, and sensitivity to, the needs and concerns of people living with HIV/AIDS is also very important. Volunteers must be able to carry out tasks with minimal supervision and have a willingness to accept supervision and to cooperate with staff. You must have good communication skills and a professional and welcoming demeanor. Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish desirable but not neccesary.
Bering Omega is currently accepting applications for volunteer opportunities in our Dental Clinic. The staff needs assistance at the front desk answering phones, greeting and checking in patients, filing and photocopying, creating and pulling charts, and many other clerical duties as needed. Volunteers must be in compliance with all policies and procedures of our Dental Clinic and maintain confidentiality of patients and all patient records.
1401 California Houston, TX 77006
HOUSTON, TX 77006
Phone: (713) 524-9304 x 101 Fax: (713) 524-9354
Website: http://www.beringomega.org

Greater St. Louis Dental Society Give Kids a Smile
Contacts: Great St. Louis Dental Society at 314-965-5960, Dr. Jeff Dalin, Co-Director at 314-567-5612 or Dr. B. Ray Storm, Co-Director at 636-279-1633
13667 Manchester Rd St. Louis MO 63131-1616
SAINT LOUIS, MO 63131
Phone: 314-965-5960

St. Joseph Health Center
Senior Dental Clinic (Hospital Based) Contacts: Ray Barltett, Outreach Manager at 636-947-5193, Dr. Norm Freiberger at 636-946-1517 or Rita Wagner, RDH at 636-947-5037
300 1st Capitol Drive St. Charles MO 63301
SAINT CHARLES, MO 63301
Phone: 636-947-5193

Mission Statement Inner City Health Center is a private, non-profit, volunteer based health care facility committed to improve the health of low-income and medically uninsured families. Our primary motivation is to express our love for Jesus Christ, our love for people, and our deep concern for their physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
Inner City Health Center is a private, non-profit, volunteer based health care facility committed to improve the health of low-income and medically uninsured families. Located in Metro Denver area, over 1300 patients are seen on a monthly basis. Physicians, nurses, medical assistants volunteer time to serve our patients. Contact: Chandra Al-Khafaji
3405 Downing St. Denver, CO 80205
DENVER, CO 80205
Phone: (303) 296-1767 Fax: (303) 296-9313
Website: http://www.innercityhealth.com

US - Los Angeles Free Clinic
The Volunteer Services Coordinator have open positions for dentists to volunteer their services. We have clinic from 9am-9pm Monday-Saturday. Thank you, and please contact me with any questions. Amy Thompson Volunteer Services Coordinator Los Angeles Free Clinic
8405 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048
LOS ANGELES, CA 90048
Phone: 323.653.8622 x317
Website: http://www.lafreeclinic.org

M.E.D.I.C.O.'s
mission is to provide free medical, dental, and optometric care and educational services to people in developing countries who have little or no access to basic medical care. For more information see thier web site
GEORGETOWN, TX 78628
Website: http://www.medico.org.

Flying Doctors
Los Medicos Voladores
LOS GATOS, CA 95031
Website: http://www.flyingdocs.org

InAct needs dentist
InAct's mission is to provide integrated substance abuse treatment, mental health and wellness services to help our clients change their lives. We are currently enhancing our health clinic services to better provide urgent dental care for the hundreds of underserved clients we treat each year. Medical Teams International's Mobile Dental Clinic will provide the equipment, and InAct needs to furnish a volunteer dentist. Contact: Lamont E. Wilkins
727 NE 24th Avenue Portland, Oregon 97232
PORTLAND, OR 97232
Phone: 503.228.9229
Website: http://www.inact.org/
Email: -

US - Worldwide medical relief teams for disaster victims
Mobile dental van servicing Washington and Oregon. Dick Frederick N.W. Medical Teams Intl. Inc
1920 116th Ave NE, suite #201 Bellevue, WA 98004,
BELLEVUE, WA 98004
Phone: 425-454-8326 Fax: 425-450-6980
Website: http://NWMTI.org

Mexico - Thousand Smiles Foundation
We work in Ensenada, Mexico helping disadvantaged children with cleft lips and cleft palates. We run a quarterly clinic and would definitely welcome volunteers. Our website is also under construction. But, you can get a good idea from the current version Cynthia Drake Secretary, Thousand Smiles
Mexico
Phone: 858.488.3911
Website: http://www.thousandsmiles.org.

The Health Trust
Non-Profit Organization
2085 Hamilton Ave. Ste. 150 San Jose, CA 95125
SAN JOSE, CA 95125
Phone: 408-879-8421 Fax: 408-559-9515
Website: http://www.HealthTrust.org
Email: -

Mission Doctors Association
Mission Statement WHO: Catholic physicians and their families. WHAT: Serving in Mission Hospitals and Clinics. WHY: The need continues today as it did in 1959, when Mission Doctors was founded.
3435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1035 Los Angeles, CA 90010
Supporting the work of volunteer Catholic physicians and their families in mission hospitals and clinics, in Africa and Latin America
LOS ANGELES, CA 90010
Phone: (213) 368-1875 Fax: (213) 368-1871
Website: http://www.missiondoctors.org

Northwest Medical Teams
non-profit humanitarian aid organization working to reduce suffering around the world and in the Pacific Northwest.
P.O. Box 10 Portland, Oregon 97207-0010
PORTLAND, OR 97207
Phone: 800-959-HEAL (4325) Fax: 503-624-1001
Website: http://www.nwmedicalteams.org/index.html

Dental Health Initiative of San Diego/Share the Care
Dentist can volunteer to help get a child out of an emergency situation. Treatment provided in their own office. Referrals screened by Share the Care. Other opportunities for dentists, hygienists, and assistants include sealant clinics and community events.
Health Services Complex, PO Box 85222 (MS:P 511H), San Diego, CA 92186-85222
SAN DIEGO, CA 92186
Phone: 619-692-8858
Website: http://www.sharethecaredental.org
Email: -

Share Our Selves
We are servants who provide free care and assistance to those in need and act as advocates for systemic change.
We provide emergency groceries and funds in a humane and non-bureaucratic manner to any needy Orange County resident from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. We provide medical and dental care to OC residents with no other source of care due to lack of funds, insurance or access to government programs Contact: Barbara Pender
1550 Superior Avenue Costa Mesa, CA 92627
COSTA MESA, CA 92627
Phone: (949) 642-3451 x261 Fax: (949) 642-7885
Website: http://www.shareourselves.org

Civic Center Volunteers
Contact: Joan Brown (Volunteer and Employee Programs Manager) It is the mission of the Civic Center Volunteers to manage an effective partnership between community volunteers and County government. The program provides a creative use of resources that facilitate and enhance County goals and services.
The County's busy Dental Clinic can use your office skills as an Office Aide! Greet patients as they come to the office, and assist with the phones and filing. The office team is friendly and very supportive. If you are familiar with the computer, you can help with the office's easy-to-learn dental computer system, scheduling appointments, etc. Hours flexible within the standard work week, Spanish a plus!
3501 Civic Center Drive Rom 407 San Rafael, CA 94903
SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903
Phone: (415) 499-7167 Fax: (415) 473-5960
Website: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/HR/ccvol/index.cfm

FIJI - The Dream Machine Foundation
Four chair clinic in Fiji needs volunteer dentists
The Dream Machine Foundation, 1-10 Box 3234 Paradise, CA 95967
Fiji Islands
Phone: 530-872-4884 Fax: 530-876-9123
Website: http://DreamMachineFoundation.com

Bolivia, Jamaica, Guatemala and Uganda. - Smile Power Foundation
Information and assistance in doing humanitarian outreach in developing nations.
Smile Power Foundation, Dr. Sherwin Shinn 702 254th Ave NE #204 Sammamish, WA 98074
SAMMAMISH, WA 98074
Phone: 425-868-4550
Website: http://Smilepower.org
Email: -

Coral Gables Junior Women's Club
Our common bond is a commitment to making Miami a better place to live through helping other organizations with community projects, as well as our own long-term community service project, the May Van Sickle Children's Dental Clinic for indigent children
The Coral Gables Junior Woman's Club is a social and community service organization that represents a wide spectrum of women of all ages. In existence since 1929, the Club is comprised of professionals and homemakers from Coral Gables, Kendall, Perrine, Homestead and Miami Beach. Contact: Sue Haynes
1009 E Ponce De Leon CORAL GABLES, FL 33134
MIAMI, FL 33134
Phone: 305/598-9645
Website: http://www.coralgablesjuniors.com

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System
Description Clinic work with Cntral Alabama Veterans Health Care System Dental Clinic at the Montgomery and Tuskegee Center. Receive and check patients in and out. Skills Dependable, Friendly, Good telephone etiquette and communication skills
Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 am Estimated Time: 2 hours per Day
215 Perry Hill Road
Montgomery, AL 36109
MONTGOMERY, AL 36109
Phone: 334) 727-0550Ext3979

DDS-4-KIDS - Dental Mission for Children
DMC) is an all volunteer, non-profit, non-political organization with no ties to any organized religious group or activity.Dental Mission for Children is exclusively organized to provide charitable and educational services to children and others living in deep poverty in the developing nations of the world.
5601 Western Avenue Knoxville, TN 37921-3238
KNOXVILLE, TN 37921
Phone: (865) 584-3144 Fax: (865) 584-5901
Website: http://www.dds4kids.org
Email: -

CHIPS
Contacts: 314-652-9231 or Dr. John Landgraf at 314-831-8500
2431 N Grand St. Louis MO 63106
SAINT LOUIS, MO 63106
Phone: 314-652-9231

San Jose Clinic
San Jose Clinic, a non-profit clinic that serves the uninsured, has a need for experienced dental assistants. The volunteer will assist the dentists with patient care. Volunteers are required to have a current Tuberculosis test record, and have had been vaccinated for Hepatitis B. Position requires a dental X-ray certification. Contact: Akela McDonald (Volunteer Coordinator)
HOUSTON, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 2289411 Fax: (713) 2286371
Website: http://www.sanjoseclinic.org

Volunteer Oral Surgeon Needed In San Diego!
Health Services Dept., Volunteer Services Program for Health Clinic. 3 hrs per week,1- 2 days a month.
Provide quality care and specialized knowledge in local anesthesia, perform difficult and multiple extractions of teeth. Manage patients with benign and malignant cysts and severe infections of the oral cavity, Remove tumors and other abnormal growths; prepare mouth for insertion of dental prosthesis.
St Vincent De Paul Village 1501 Imperial Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101
Phone: 619-233-8500 x1401
Email: sonya.puga@neighbor.org

NORWESCAP Morris, Sussex & Warren Retired & Senior Volunteer Program
Providing opportunities for individuals over 55 to participate in their community through volunteer service.
Assist the manager in the office with phones, files, and charts at a dental clinic in Newton. This clinic uses sliding scale fees for patients, so that dental care is affordable. Contact: Nancy Hess
400 South Main Street Suite 4 Wharton, NJ 07885
Phone: (973) 989-5773 Fax: (973) 989-1705
Website: http://www.norwescap.org

Dental Volunteers for Israel
Largest free dental clinic in all of Israel. Contact Debbie Fishman
29 Mekor Chaim St.
Jerusalem , 93465 Israel
Israel
Phone: 972-2-6783101, 972-2-6783144 Fax: 972-2-6784737
Website: http://www.dental-dvi.org.il/
Email: debbie@dental-dvi.org.il

Central & South America Mission
Contact: Dr. B. Ray Storm
340 Mid Rivers Mall Dr Ste E St. Peters MO 63376
Venezuela
Phone: 636-279-1633

Dentist Needed in Brazil
St. Andrews Mission Church in Kansas City is looking for a dentist to accompany a small group of health volunteers to perform volunteer dental services near San Salvador, Brazil, from February 17–23, 2006. For more information contact Elizabeth Konicek-Boode at elizallenb@aol.com or 920-356-9440. St. Andrews Mission Church is solely responsible for its activities and all arrangements.
Brazil
Phone: 920-356-9440
Email: -

Simón Bolívar Volunteer Program
The Simón Bolívar Volunteer Program is based upon the idea that the essence of volunteering is to give and recieve. The Volunteer Program will enable you to make a significant difference in someone life by giving your valuable time and effort.
Mariscal Foch E9-20 y Av. 6 de Diciembre, Quito, Ecuador
Ecuador
Phone: (593-2) 2234708
Website: http://ecuadorvolunteers.org/
Email: -

Dental Volunteers for Israel
Provide oral hygiene care and education in Jerusalem for 1 to 4 weeks. Contact Dr. Stanley Jacobsen
428 Melrose Ave.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5M1 29
Israel
Phone: 416-225-8400 Fax: 416-225-5878
Email: -

Belize/Honduras Mercy Mission
Contact: Dr. Frank Miller
340 Mid Rivers Mall Dr Ste E St. Peters MO 63376
Honduras
Phone: 636-239-4004

Kosovo Mercy Mission
Contact: Dr. Mark Ortinau
12 Hutchinson Rd Ellisville MO 63011
Yugoslavia
Phone: 636-391-0122

Chiapas
Volunteers needed for 1 week trips in August and March to rural Chiapas, Mexico to provide care to the indigenous Zoque people. No overhead. No billing. No DMO's. Just people who have no other access to healthcare and really appreciate your effort. Bring your older teens with you to open their eyes and show them that you are actually capable of helping people, not just making your childrens' lives miserable. We hope you will join us.
David Brody, D.M.D. New Jersey, US
Chiapas, Mexico,
Mexico
Phone: 973-383-5070,
Website: http://www.chiapasproject.org
Email: -

 

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