OPPORTUNITY TYPE

Health Care

LENGTH OF TERM

0.5year minimum

LOCATION

Papua New Guinea

TEAM / ORGANIZATION

NTM PNG

The Dental Hygienist fulfills an important role of the team through assisting missionaries by providing them with high quality, comprehensive dental care.
Would be looking to perform the following procedures on children and adults:
• oral hygiene instruction
• prophy cleaning
• fluoride treatments
• preventative sealants
• x-rays
• periodontal scaling
• root planning as needed. In the absence of a dentist provide a referral for areas of concern or emergency procedures. There may be brief opportunities to travel to other areas of PNG to provide dental care to missionaries. This clinic assists the community as well.