Category Archives: News

Ecuadent in the Carroll County Times

On December 17th, 2012, the Carroll County Times ran an article on Ecuadent, featuring Executive Director Tammy Fesche! They joined us when we loaded the sea container full of supplies and donations to be shipped for the February 2013 missions.

Click the link below to view the entire article on the Carroll County Times’ website.

Area doctors prepare for annual dental, medical mission to Ecuador – Carroll County Times: Local.

Vino In The Vineyard 2012

On August 11, 2012 Ecuadent held it’s Vino In The Vineyard Fundraiser and despite the the threat of rain Ecuadent had one of it’s best fundraisers to date. Thanks to all of those who made donations and attended this wonderful event. Thanks to your effort Ecuadent raised over $19,000! All money raised during this event will be used to support our medical and dental missions in 2013.

Montgomery Municipal Cable TV Interview

On September 9, 2010 Executive Director Tammy Fesche and plastic surgeon Dr. David Kung were interviewed on The Next Word which airs on Montgomery Municipal Cable TV. During the interview both Tammy and Dr. Kung shared their experiences bringing humanitarian aid to needy children in Ecuador and took the opportunity to let viewers know how they can donate and volunteer.

February, 2011 Medical & Dental Missions – Esmeraldas, Ecuador

February, 2011 The Ecuadent Foundation completed 2 volunteer missions to Esmeraldas, Ecuador. On February 3-12, 2011, Ecuadent’s medical volunteers carried out a surgical mission which helped to correct various deformities for 41 children. Ecuadent provided 44 surgical procedures to repair cleft lip & palate, burn contractures & other congenital deformities.

On February 10-19, Ecuadent’s dental team performed over 1,971 dental procedures for 616 impoverished children over the course of 5 treatment days.

Thanks to everyone who made these missions possible!

Click here to learn more about this mission.

October, 2010 – Medical Mission & Platinum Circle Group Dental Mission – Esmeraldas, Ecuador

On October 7-16, 2010 Ecuadent conducted a dental mission in collaboration with Fortune Management’s Platinum Circle Group. This group of first-time dental volunteers traveled from all over the U.S. to Esmeraldas, Ecuador to participate in this initiative. The Platinum Circle group treated 718 patients and performed 2,970 dental procedures.

During the same week, Ecuadent organized a small surgical mission which treated 19 children for cleft lip & palate, burn contratures, and other congenital deformities.

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September, 2010 Dental Mission – Pasaje, Ecuador

September, 2010 — Ecuadent’s dental team fulfilled their commitment to treat the impoverished children of Pasaje, Ecuador. The mission was originally scheduled for February, 2010, however, a blizzard prevented our volunteers from traveling. The mission was a great success as Ecuadent’s dental team treated 837 children over the course of their 5 day mission.

Click here to learn more about this mission.