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How YOU can Help:

Donate Now

Help raise much needed funds to provide the dental tools and supplies, as well as to keep the equipment for the clinic up to date.

Volunteer

If you are a dentist and would like to donate your time and skills to help these children, click HERE learn more.

 

 

 

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DVI At a Glance

DVI At a Glance

  • More than 200,000 children live in poverty in Jerusalem.
  • The Trudi Birger Dental Clinic is the only free facility of its kind.
  • In 2010, the clinic provided a total of 14,315 treatments.
  • Children from all religious and ethnic groups are treated at the clinic.
  • Every child that comes to the clinic participates in an oral health education session with their family to promote healthy habits for life.
  • Over 4,500 dentists and residents from around the world have volunteered for DVI, and many return year after year.
  • DVI provides visiting dentists and their families a free apartment in Jerusalem and most dentists can write off a good portion of their trip as a business expense.
  • Historically, 95% of DVI's budget is paid for by charitable donations.
  • Since 2000, Henry Schein Cares has provided DVI with it's clinical supplies.

A Smile Says It All

Happy GirlA child smiles when he or she is feeling good, is confident, and is healthy. That's what DVI gives to the youngest and most underprivileged residents of Jerusalem.