Mission Save a Smile

22 W Crystal Lake Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Religious Affiliation: None
Contact: Dr. Chris Burseth
Phone: 815-459-9900
Email: missionsaveasmile@hotmail.com
Mission: Mission Save a Smile is a registered 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to extending the reach of dentistry to those lacking access to care, with a focus on preventive and disease management intervention within isolated indigenous communities where dental decay has reached pandemic proportions.


Program Type: Delivery of Care
Program Name: Kuna Dental Project
Countries/Regions Served: Panama
Duration: 1-2 weeks
Recruited Personnel: Dental professionals
Language Requirements: English or Spanish
Accommodations: Rustic
Materials Needed: Donations welcomed
A close-up photo of a small child's face Two small children in a dug-out canoe Photo of a grass hut with a canoe in front Dental volunteer examining a small child in a red chair Close-up photo of small child's mouth and teeth with cavities and decay two dentists treating young girl