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The Hitch-hikers guide to Dental Volunteering

The Hitch-hikers guide to Dental Volunteering

Laura Daly is a final year dental student studying at Peninsula Dental School.  She has written this article to give other dental students considering volunteering an insight into what it can be like working in a less developed country, and how valuable the experience can be.

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Smile Like You Mean It

Smile Like You Mean It

Danielle Dineen graduated from The University of Cork in 2014. She has written this article to share her experience of her time volunteering in Kumasi, Ghana.

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How to Give Back: A Guide to Dental Volunteering

How to Give Back: A Guide to Dental Volunteering

Natalie studied at The University of Newcastle and qualified June 2014. Natalie say's “I wanted to share my experience volunteering as a dentist abroad and to encourage others to consider doing so”

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Volunteering overseas: the CHAT team

Volunteering overseas: the CHAT team

Sharon Fan studied a Bachelor of Dental Science in the University of Western Australia. Sharon has written this article to inform fellow young dentists to be aware of the work of the CHAT team in Vietnam. 

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Dental volunteering abroad - a reflection

Dental volunteering abroad - a reflection

Jessica Scott studied at The University of Bristol and graduated in July 2014. Jessica is starting her dental foundation training in September, at a practice in Amesbury. Jessica wrote this article to share some of her experiences of volunteering abroad, whilst volunteering in Cambodia and to highlight some of the difficulties she encountered.

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A story of Veterinary Endodontics

A story of Veterinary Endodontics

Joe White is a fifth year student at The University of Sheffield. "I wanted to write this piece to share some rare experiences I had during my "non-orthodox" volunteering experience."

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 Royal Flying Doctor Service in Rural Victoria

Royal Flying Doctor Service in Rural Victoria

Jen Cheah is a 3rd year dental student from Victoria, Australia. His article tells of a dental student’s experience into the wide world of rural and remote dentistry faced against the challenges and limitations of cultural barriers and a lack of electricity and water supply to overcome the dire oral health issues that face Mildura and Robinvale in rural and remote Victoria.

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Army Dentistry: No difference in the dentistry, but definitely dentistry with a difference

Army Dentistry: No difference in the dentistry, but definitely dentistry with a difference

Sam Osborn is a recent dental graduate working in the Australian Regular Army. In this article he provides a brief insight into his life as a Dental Officer.

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Moving from Ireland to England as a Dental student

Moving from Ireland to England as a Dental student

Michael Barry lived in Ireland and decided to move to the UK to study at the University of Liverpool. In this article Michael explains what life is like moving away from your home country and the struggles he faced.

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The royal flying dentist

The royal flying dentist

Dr. Andrew Wong has since graduated from the University of Sydney and divides his time between private dentistry and meeting the needs of the local community by working in public clinics as well.

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