Archive from January 2017

Foundation News — Fellows in Action — Moldova 2016

January 11, 2017
Moldova The program that exists between the University of North Carolina Dental School and the Dental School in the Republic of Moldova was established in March of 2000 by ICD Fellows Robert Kriegsman and Stephen Mackler. It involves an exchange of faculty and students usually numbering between four and six participants. Most commonly it comprises a two-week visit during October for the Moldovans and a one-week trip during the spring break for the UNC students. Others who became involved in...

Foundation News — Fellows in Action — El Salvador 2016

January 31, 2017
El Salvador 2016 ICD Fellows Dr. Stuart Loos (Canton, GA) and Dr. Dave Mason (Lafayette, GA) were part of the dental team that provided dental care to the underserved population of Citala, El Salvador. They worked closely with the mayor of Citala, as well as the 2030 Civic Club. Dental procedures provided were primarily extractions, amalgam and composite restorations, and root canals. The hygienists that accompanied the dentists did a phenomenal job with cleanings and scalings. When the work day...