Organization Profile

Ecuadent Foundation

109 Old Padonia Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
United States

Contact: Bruce Richardson - Program Coordinator
Telephone: 410.561.1800
Fax: 410.560.2063
Email: info@ecuadent.org

Website: www.ecuadent.org
Religious Affiliation: None

Mission: Ecuadent consists of volunteer health care professionals that travel to impoverished villages of Ecuador delivering free medical and dental care to children in need. It provides comprehensive and preventative denistry and our medical team treats many serious conditions including cleft lip and palate, genital abnormalities, and burn contractures.

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Program Type: Teaching

Program Name: Annual/Semi-Annual Mission Trips (Medical and Dental services provided for children in Ecuador without charge)

Countries/Regions Served: Ecuador

Duration: 10 days

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, dental assistants, hygienists, anesthesiologists, plastic and general surgeons, operating and recovery room nurses, translators, speech pathologist, and social workers

Language Requirements: None; Spanish helpful

Accommodations: Provided: transportation inside the country, food, and lodging

Materials Needed: Dental instruments, dental supplies (especially toothbrushes) sterilizers, portable dental X-ray machines, anesthesia machines, operating tables, and operating lights

Program Type: Delivery of Care

Program Name: Annual/Semi-Annual Mission Trips (Medical and Dental services provided for children in Ecuador without charge)

Countries/Regions Served: Ecuador

Duration: 10 days

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, dental assistants, hygienists, anesthesiologists, plastic and general surgeons, operating and recovery room nurses, translators, speech pathologist, and social workers

Language Requirements: None; Spanish helpful

Accommodations: Provided: transportation inside the country, food, and lodging

Materials Needed: Dental instruments, dental supplies (especially toothbrushes) sterilizers, portable dental X-ray machines, anesthesia machines, operating tables, and operating lights