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You Provided Bright Smiles for Haitian Kids

Field Report by Lauryn Vickers

Partnership between Operation Blessing and Emmaus Dental Clinic
Helps Rural Haiti

Toothbrushes for Haitian students.

HAITI – Because of generous partners like you, a dental brigade was organized for the students at the OB-supported ENLA school to receive treatment by a team of dentists, nurses and an OB physician.

Haitian kids who received free dental care.

Each day began with a presentation on oral hygiene.

Haitian students attend an oral hygiene class.

Students were then treated as needed, including fluoride, restoration, fillings and more.

Boy smiling after seeing a dentist in Haiti.

Finally, you made it possible for each student to receive their own oral hygiene kit.

Haitian boy receiving oral hygiene kit.

The community is very grateful for this brigade and is excited to put into practice all of the new information they received about oral health!

Johnny gets a dental kit.
Jhonny received treatment for gingivitis, as well as a teeth cleaning and plague removal. His mother is very grateful.
A Haitian family stands in front of their hut-like home.
Madame Petit Homme is a mother of 8, and raising them alone. Thanks to you, her 4 school-aged children receive an education and dental care.

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