Who doesn’t want to bring more smiles into the world? I believe there is more to teeth than just their function.
I was amazed at how little the people know about teeth and dental health, but even more at how good they are at thinking of alternatives. I wonder if I could use salt to brush my teeth? Why do small children get caries when they don’t eat sweets or drink cola? Great questions, which showed an honest desire to improve their oral health, but also a lack of the necessary resources.
I have a dream of becoming a dentist, and going on a dental mission was a push in that direction. Being involved in dental treatments was awesome and a really great way to learn new skills. And all the different mouths you get to look at. Wow, none look the same, and it’s so nice to get to see as many different things as possible.