TITLE

COMING FULL CIRCLE

AUTHOR(S)
Crider, Jeff
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Dental Assistant;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on dental assistant Ana Wood and her dentist brother Doctor Antonio Gonzales who both joined the medical and dental mission of International Medical Alliance Helps (IMAHelps), nonprofit organization, in Nicaragua in August 2010. The team composes of three dentists, one periodontist, and two dental assistants who treated 695 patients on seven-day period. An overview of life of the siblings in Ecuador, their migration in the U.S., and the rise from poverty are offered.
ACCESSION #
60095431

 

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