Cape Cares | American Dental Association

Cape Cares

P.O. Box 709
Rockland, MA 02370
http://www.capecares.org
Religious Affiliation: None
Contact: Valerie Baccinelli
Phone: 508.631.4848
Email: admin@capecares.org
Mission: Provides free medical and dental care to the underserved people in three rural Honduran villages. Three visits are made to each village each year in order to offer a continuity of care for these people.

Programs

Program Type: Delivery of Care
Program Name: Cape Cares
Countries/Regions Served: Honduras
Duration: 1 week
Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, dental students, physicians, physicians assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and translators
Language Requirements: None; Spanish helpful
Accommodations: Dormitory-like housing within the villages; degree of ruggedness varies by site
Materials Needed: Some dental supplies are always appreciated
Photo of dental volunteer checking a child's mouth while another child observes Dentist with girl on lap reaching over to look in small boys mouth Female dentist examining small boy Dentist and assistant prepping patient Photo of two volunteers providing care to a child in a clinic