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MOMOM Volunteer FAQ

  • What is Mission of Mercy (MOM)?
  • What can I expect at a MOM event?
  • What services are provided?
  • How many and what kind of volunteers are needed?
  • If I volunteer at a MOM event, can I get treatment as a patient?
  • Can I participate if I’m not a dentist or other dental professional?
  • Is there a registration deadline for volunteers?
  • When does volunteer registration open?
  • What can I expect from the various shift times and volunteer roles?
  • As a provider, what type/ages of patients will I see?
  • If I see adult patients for hygiene, how extensive will the treatment be? Am I expected to do deep scaling or just routine care?
  • Will the hygienist be able to have an assistant or will I be working by myself?
  • Do I need to bring any equipment or materials?
  • Can I bring my own equipment and/or materials?
  • How do my instruments get sterilized?
  • If I wear nitrile gloves, should I bring my own?
  • What do I need to bring?
  • Can I register an entire group to volunteer, such as a class or church group?
  • If I am left-handed, do I need to communicate that in advance?
  • Can dental students volunteer to work on the clinic floor?
  • My license is active in another state, can I still volunteer to provide dental care?
  • What liability coverage will be in place at MOMOM?
  • Will snacks or lunch be provided?
  • Do you need help during the set up process?
  • Can minors/teens volunteer?
  • How will special needs for volunteers be addressed?
  • What should I wear?
  • What are the standards for Personal Protection Equipment?
  • Can I earn CE credits for my time spent at MOMOM?
  • I, personally, or my organization/church/workplace would like to become a MOMOM donor or sponsor. How do we do that?
  • I’m traveling to the event, what are my hotel options?
  • I’d like to tell others about this event. How can I promote it?
  • Questions Still Not Answered?
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