LEGACY OF SMILES
Dental Legacy Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides access to free dental care and oral hygiene education in communities where there is currently little to no access around the world. This mission is accomplished through volunteer efforts to establish clinics and provide care in underserved communities. We are only able to do this by generous gifts from our partners and donors like you.
We are currently doing missions in Tanzania. Rural regions of Tanzania average 400,000 people per 1 single dentist. In comparison, the USA has roughly a 1,650-to-1 ratio in this same statistic. This significant discrepancy results in Tanzanians typically going 2 years with tooth pain before being able to see a dentist and 76% of kids 12 and under having never seen a dentist in a country of 59.7M.
Dental Legacy Foundation, with your help, aims to decrease these startling statistics through easier access to care and the training of more, highly-skilled dental professionals in country.
THE SHORT VERSION
At Dental Legacy Foundation, we are passionate about improving oral health and providing dental care to underserved communities. Since our establishment in 2021, we have been dedicated to making a positive impact through our dental humanitarian efforts.
Our mission is to give access to quality dental care to individuals who lack the resources and opportunities to receive dental care. We believe that everyone deserves a healthy smile, and we are committed to creating lasting improvements in the communities we serve.
Last year, during our inaugural trip to Tanzania, we preformed 674 procedures and saw over 300 patients in 8 days. Our focus on preventive care has resulted in improved oral health outcomes and improved quality of life. We are proud of the transformations we have witnessed and the smiles we have restored. We can't wait to help more communities around the world!
Thank you for your interest in Dental Legacy Foundation. Together, we can leave a legacy of smiles!