As Greater Houston Dental Society members, please consider to serve populations of the  underserved and vulnerable individuals in Greater Houston and other areas in our state.   The Dental Health Committee coordinates opportunities for us to give of our time and talents. 

Several service opportunities locally are available. Please consider to give back and volunteer NOW!  

MOSAIC  – Volunteer for Wellness Programs - Spring 2024

SIGN UP NOW LIVE ON MOSAIC WEBSITE – GO TO https://www.mosaicvolunteers.com/opportunities

      •  Center for Pursuit – Dates TBD in March 2nd or 9th and in April 6th and 13th. Mission: To promote the pursuit of choice, growth and independence for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism or similar conditions.  Contact: Teaya Smith Tsmith@thecenterforpursuit.org


Houston Health Dept Project Saving Smiles, Spring 2024. 

The Houston Health Dept through Project Saving Smiles provides dental screenings, dental sealants, fluoride varnish, and oral health education free of charge to second graders attending schools with ≥50% free and reduced lunch program rates. For the 2023-24 school year, Project Saving Smiles plans for eight missions in the following school districts.  I

Information: https://www.houstonhealth.org/services/clinical/dental/saving-smiles.    Questions/sign up: Lisa.Foster@houstontx.gov


Texas Mission of Mercy (TMOM):

The TDA Smiles Foundation operates a mobile dental clinic that travels around the state providing charitable basic dental care to Texans with limited resources and/or access to care. Click here to see the list of available dates and to sign up as a volunteer.

For those who have knowledge of additional opportunities for volunteering to render care to underserved populations to be included here, please send to jsmith@ghds.org