Africa Dentistry

Global learning. International impact. 

Moose Factory. Honduras. Uganda. Ethiopia.

From the most remote regions of northern Ontario to the heart of Uganda's countryside, students at the Faculty of Dentistry have opportunities to stretch and grow their clinical skills in the field. 

Committed to the mission of serving our communities, both at home and abroad, the Faculty of Dentistry has developed distinct programs to allow our students to practice the art and craft of compassionate community care.

International Student Outreach Program

A unique, international student outreach program is available to students in the fourth year of their DDS program. 

Dentistry Community Outreach Program

From rotations at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and St. Joseph's Hospital to Weenybayko Hospital in Moose Factory in northern Ontario, students have an opportunity to broaden their skills and help people in need through community service. Need more information?


Global Outreach Program Director: Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh

Dentistry Community Outreach (GTA) Program Director: Dr. James Posluns

Dentistry Community Outreach (Ontario) Program Director: Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh



How to Give: Donor Impact Report

Read more about our Community Based Service Learning, Dental Outreach Community Services, and Dental Outreach Global Services courses in the DDS Fourth Year section of our Faculty Calendar.

Read about teaching and practicing dentistry in Uganda and Ethiopia, and the story of two students' service learning rotation in Moose Factory, in U of T Dentistry magazine. 

Read a Q & A with Innocent Tummusingize, Ugandan Dental Officer