Dental Team Returns From Jamaica Mission

Doctors and staff from Drs Boxx, Blaney, Lachine & Wendell recent spent a week volunteering at the Hopewell Dental Clinic, in St Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. The team led by Dr Josh Lachine and Dr Bryan Wendell included 25, third and forth-year dental students from Howard University School of Dentistry. During the four-day clinic week the team treated over 600 patients and performed over 200 cleanings, 150 fillings and 400 extractions. The team also brought shoes, clothes, and soccer balls, donated by a local sporting goods supplier for use in summer camps. Pictured outside of the clinic (l-r) Tracey Brewer, Dr Bryan Wendell, Hygienist-Cindy Lanier, Dr Amy Baluyut, Pastor Gloria Rowe, Dr Josh Lachine, and Hygienist-Lindsey O'Brien.

Photo courtesy of Dr Leandy Weka

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