Service Projects WITH the Academy
Projects World-Wide Lead by Academy Members:
The Academy provides many areas of opportunities to be of service.
On the right-hand side of this page is a list of service projects supported by the Academy. If you are interested in a specific project, click on the respective area (e.g., China) to access information about it and whom to contact in order to participate.
Other opportunities to Serve WITH the Academy:
- Academy Committee Member - Sign up for committee membership to help in the planning and decision-making efforts of the Academy.
- Dental Care for Missionaries While They Serve Full-Time - The Church’s Missionary Medical Department would like to use LDS dentists to serve full-time missionaries who need dental work. You will be reimbursed for your service – read this link – and sign-up today!
- Donate to the Academy Humanitarian Foundation* -100% of the financial contributions are applied directly to our dental projects throughout the world. One area to which the funds go is the Guatemala Dental Clinic. The Academy has a commitment to fund a major portion of the operating expenses of the clinic, which sees orphans, LDS missionaries, and those preparing for missions.
- Donate Equipment & Supplies - Academy dentists are welcome to donate usable equipment and supplies; this is where you can donate them.
- Education Efforts & Teaching Teams - Help provide training in developing countries; every year a team goes to an area of the world to help teach those who provide service to those in needs.
- Funding Student Scholarships* - The Academy is supportive of assisting dental and hygiene students who will be our future of the dental profession. Criteria is based upon merit, financial need, and potential for contribution to the profession.
- Renting Equipment - Here is information about available rental dental equipment for Academy members who need equipment for humanitarian projects.
- SUMMARY of Service Projects - A brief review of various service projects associated with the Academy. More detailed information is found on the respective page of the country where the project is available.
* The Academy is an IRS designated 501 (c)(3) organization; donations are tax-deductible.
No matter how you desire to serve – with your time (here or abroad), with your talents and skills, or quietly, with your financial means - your donations are forever appreciated. Thank you for giving selflessly.
“Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.”
To view a list of dental service projects sponsored by OTHER organizations, please CLICK HERE.