Program Details

Whether you are already in a pre-dental career track or you are considering changing your career path, spending time observing real dentists in their dental clinic with real patients will be very helpful to your decision-making process.
Location:
Chinchina, Colombia
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Spring Break, Summer
Work Types:
Hospitality, Medical, Nursing

Program Overview

Program Description:

Whether you are already in a pre-dental career track or you are considering changing your career path, spending time observing real dentists in their dental clinic with real patients will be very helpful to your decision-making process.  In our Colombia Pre-Dental Internship, you will work with Arbelaez Family Dentistry, a Mom-Dad-Son team of very experienced dentists, who run a very successful national practice where you may experience endodontics, geriatric dentistry, prosthodontics, oral surgery, orthodontics, special needs dentistry, pediatric dentistry may choose to join dental public health mobile clinics for underserved neighborhoods or villages.  You may also visit and be invited to join classes at a dental schools and dental hygienist technical colleges.  The opportunity to visit a Dental Stem Cell Research Bank is also available. 

Having work experience will no doubt help you prepare to be competitive in an applicant pool for the most sought-after dental degree programs.  Equally as valuable will be your gained cross-cultural maturity & awareness, plus you will immerse yourself in medical Spanish.  No doubt, you will stand-out from the crowd at dental school.

 

 

  • Dental Hygiene
  • Endodontics
  • Geriatric Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Special Needs Dentistry
  • Dental Stem Cell Research Bank
  • Dental Public Health

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Discount based financial circumstances and need & match within the community for volunteer's existing skills.

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