B-8 Dental Outreach Programs (2010, revised 2011, 2012)
Dental Education Curriculum
Students in U.S. dental schools and predental programs who participate in a dental outreach program (e.g., international service trips, domestic service trips, volunteerism in underserved areas, etc.) are strongly encouraged:
- To adhere to the ASDA Code of Ethics and the ADA Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct;
- To be directly supervised by dentists licensed to practice in the United States or by faculty at a U.S. CODA-accredited dental school;
- To perform only procedures for which the volunteer has received proper education and training.