September 2010 Dental Mission – Pasaje Ecuador


The Ecuadent Foundation, working with the Navy of Ecuador and Hospital San Vicente de Paúl, completed a Dental mission in the city of Pasaje (Province El Oro), Ecuador. A total of 837 patients were treated during the 5 clinical days of the mission. This was the first dental mission that Ecuadent conducted in Pasaje. The need for our services was great and our 19 volunteers worked long and hard to ensure that all the children triaged received the emergent dental care they required.

The breakdown of the dental procedures performed are as follows:

Cleanings: 479
Fluoride Treatments: 475
Extractions: 261
Restorations: 407
Sealants: 805

Total Procedures: 2,427

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