Meet Dr. Emelie Astrom!

A dental assistant reading a book with a young boy.

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 !

Mandy Mcgill

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!

Grace standing next to woman and child

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, […]

Meet Dr.Kotak

Dr. Kotak

In April 2019, I traveled from Dubai to volunteer at the Maasai Dental Clinic in Kenya. Although the purpose of the trip was to serve the incredible Maasai people, this opportunity also helped me reconnect with myself and my love of dentistry. One of the first people you will meet is the clinic manager, William. […]

Meet Dr. David Rempel

Dr. David Rempel

WHDO Volunteer and Board Member, David Rempel, shares his experience providing care at The Maasai Dental Clinic as a volunteer dentist.  I have volunteered with World Health Dental Organization almost every year since 2014. Some years I have gone to volunteer at the Maasai Dental Clinic multiple times. I have exceeded a cumulative total of 12 […]

National Let’s Laugh Day

Each year, National Let’s Laugh Day on March 19th reminds us to add a little humor to our day. It’s never good to be serious all the time, and letting the laughter bubble up from time to time is good for all of us!We have all heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” This […]