Volunteering for Dental Missions: Why, When, Where, What's In The Details
Speaker: T. Bob Davis, DMD
Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Subject Code: 149
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Me? Going on a mission trip? You've got to be kidding! That's many dentists initial thought admitting they have never done something like this before. However, there's no time like the present to hear from dynamic colleagues who have a passion for sharing their talents, skills and heart with those less fortunate. Get the big picture, plus the small details.
Identify the needs for dental volunteers, basis for volunteering and qualifications of volunteers. Learn what fixed/portable equipment and supplies are needed. Learn about local, national and international locations as well as organizations to contact. Get the details of starting a trip, joining another group trip or teaching in a school. See recent photos and videos of existing missions, hear testimonies from participants and network.
Dr. Davis is a native of Troy, Alabama, a graduate of Samford University and the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. After a stint in the U.S. Air Force, he moved to Dallas, TX and practiced general dentistry for 46 years. Dr. Davis has been actively involved in leadership roles with multiple dental organizations throughout his career; he is currently serving as president of ADI. He has a passionate commitment to dental missions, having taken over 1,500 dental students, 500 dentists, and numerous hygienists, assistants, and staff on one of his 40 plus years of dental mission trips to Mexico and Central America. Today you’ll feel how passionate he is about volunteerism!! www.tbobdavis.com
CLICK HERE to view International Volunteer Opportunities through the ADA Foundation
These seminars are financially supported by USA Sections of both the International College of Dentists (ICD) and the Academy of Dentistry International (ADI).