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Eat Like a Local in Guatemala!

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Posted on May 9, 2019.

Check out the article, “Eating like a local in Guatemala!” to hear about one of the many reasons you should join Global Dental Relief in Guatemala this summer! You can find the full article by clicking here.

Are you a dentist or hygienist? Have you always dreamed of using your skills and expertise in a clinic overseas?

There are still opportunities for YOU to join Global Dental Relief in Guatemala this summer. We are looking for energetic and compassionate dental professionals to join us in San Martin on our May 31st and July 19th clinics.

Email us today to hear how you can join our team!

Volunteer with Family!

Posted on August 31, 2018.

Global Dental Relief welcomes and works with volunteers from a wide range of careers and backgrounds. Beyond the dental field – lawyers, teachers, students and many other professionals join GDR teams across the globe, sharing the common purpose to improve the health of children.

Regardless of professional and educational background, studies show that volunteering with your family leads to a richer experience. Sharing the joy that comes from helping children live happier,

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A New Volunteer Experience: Join Us on a Small Adventure Clinic!

Posted on August 20, 2018.

Are you a return volunteer looking for a unique experience where you can serve others, but want more than just a week in a standard GDR clinic? We have the solution for you!

Starting this fall, Global Dental Relief is offering a very special volunteer experience – Small Adventure Clinics. A small group of intrepid volunteers is headed to Nepal this fall to take part in our first small adventure clinic.

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A Continued Partnership: Global Dental Relief and Cranberry USA

Posted on July 30, 2018.

Over the past two years, Global Dental Relief (GDR) and Cranberry USA have partnered to offer a scholarship program for pre-dental and pre-dental hygiene students to volunteer abroad in GDR clinics. During that time, Cranberry awarded eight $1000 scholarships to students across the US attending GDR clinics.

This year, three Cranberry scholarship recipients will volunteer in Guatemala, Nepal and India. Inside the GDR clinic,

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GDR Dental Clinic in a Box!

Posted on July 10, 2018.

Providing free, comprehensive dental care to children in need around the world is no small feat. With such a big job to do, we have to be detail-oriented and incredibly organized. Each trip leader, volunteer and in-country partner plays a vital role in ensuring the clinic performs at optimum efficiency.

We start by gathering items from our storage room and moving them to the room that will be used for the clinic.

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A History of Global Dental Relief

Posted on June 19, 2018.

Living in remote areas, many children around the world do not receive the dental care they need. Due to this lack of simple oral care, children suffer from chronic pain. As decay in their mouth increases, infections grow, ultimately affecting their overall health. Seventeen years ago, two Colorado women set out to address this overwhelming need. Global Dental Relief (GDR) was founded, and slowly through the support of thousands of volunteers and donors,

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