Meet Dr. Emelie Astrom, a dentist from Sweden with a smile that shines brightly and brings warmth to those around her. Emelie shows true compassion and empathy towards others. This was evident when she volunteered at MDC in 2019 and 2020 bringing her talents and kindness to bear in helping so many people on the […]
Meet Mandy McGill, WHDO’s Director of Education and Outreach. She’s been volunteering with WHDO since 2017. Mandy creates educational programs for moms and kids and school-based programs at MDC, empowering individuals and communities. Mandy’s vision was to initiate sustainable oral health programs. She followed her heart, and her initiatives have created positive, long-lasting impacts in […]
Meet Grace, our talented local community outreach educator, who leads our school-based and early childhood programs with great enthusiasm and spirit. She is our well-being warrior! Her teachings provide the knowledge and skills to keep children’s teeth healthy for life. Grace has become an inspiring community leader, mentor and role model for children, parents, teachers, […]
As soon as your child has that first tooth, brushing should begin. Before your child has that first tooth, take a damp piece of cloth or gauze and gently wipe their baby’s gums after feedings, or at least twice a day. From age two, brushing with fluoride toothpaste twice a day for two minutes (2X2) […]
Wisdom teeth can lead to problems if there isn’t enough space for them to surface or they come through in the wrong position. If your dentist says your wisdom teeth are impacted, it means they are trapped in your jaw or under your gums. Regular dental visits allow your dentist to evaluate your wisdom teeth […]
Be proud of your mouth. Because good oral health can help you live a longer, healthier life!
The Maasai Dental Clinic is the flagship clinic of the World Health Dental Organization. It was established in 2008 and today treats more than 3,000 members of the Maasai community every year. The clinic is adjacent to the world-famous Maasai Mara National Game Park in Kenya, East Africa.