Dr. Peter Vanicek, our valued Clinic Coordinator and Trip Leader, is featured on Episode #2 of The Happier Dentist podcast by Jason Koh. The two doctors sit down for an engaging 45-minute conversation featuring stories of life-changing moments on GDR trips. If you’ve never traveled with us and would like to learn more about the experience, this is a perfect platform to learn more about what to expect and determine if volunteering with Global Dental Relief is right for you!

Topics featured in the podcast include:

  • How volunteering with Global Dental Relief gives you a unique opportunity to serve – whether you’re a dental professional or not!
  • What to expect on a typical clinic
  • GDR’s response to COVID-19
  • Creative ways to get your trip sponsored
  • How volunteering enriches and transforms your life
  • Volunteering as a family
  • And more!

The podcast is available on Spotify, Amazon Music and RSS Feed. Click here to listen now!


At GDR, our mission is to bring free dental care to children around the globe, in Nepal, India, Guatemala, Mexico, Kenya, Cambodia, and Kentucky. Teams of volunteer dentists, hygienists, assistants, and general volunteers deliver treatment and preventive care in dental clinics that serve children in schools and remote villages. With a... Read more »