About this Program

Country: Panama

Arrival Date: 08/18/2019

Departure Date: 08/24/2019

Duration: 7 days

Arrival City: Panama City

Departure City: Panama City

Cost: $1295.00

The goal of ISL's dental program is to learn about oral health challenges, experience Panamanian culture, and gain perspective on the global landscape. Work setting will be dependent on number of participants. 1-3 participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner institution. Volunteers will observe/assist with teeth cleaning and dental procedures. 4+ participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner community. Volunteers will provide education on the importance of dental hygiene, and observe/assist with teeth cleaning and dental procedures.
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About Dentistry

Dental care is one of the most critically underserved areas of international health care, as dental care is usually not included in the socialized health care systems found in most developing countries. Through ISL, thousands receive dental care – with your help!

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About Panama

Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, Panama is the southernmost country in Central America. With access to two different oceans, and containing mountains, a vast rainforest, the modern metropolis of Panama City and the Panama Canal, there is a lot to do and see. Panama contains a rich array of cultures ranging from indigenous and Latino to peoples of African, Asian, and European descent.

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