MOM Details


Process

MOMMission of Mercy clinics are set-up in locations easily accessible to all populations that live in a specific geographical area. Patient transportation, if needed, is arranged through community partnerships to provide shuttle transportation.

Patients arrive on-site, register for services, and are asked to fill out and sign a health and release form. Since patients are treated on a first-come, first-served basis, the patients wait in line until their turn with a dentist. Patients are funneled through an initial screening where the volunteer dentist determines what procedures are needed and are wanted. Unfortunately, due to the sheer volume of patients and time constraints, the dentists are not able to address every dental problem, but rather the patients' most immediate need.

Planning A MOM Project

If you are interested in organizing a MOM project in your area, these documents provide essential information:

pdf MOM Guidebook

pdf MOM Index of Forms

pdfExecutive Summary

pdfMOM RFP

Partnering Organizations

The VDA Foundation receives generous support from both public and private organizations, including the following:

MOM 2000-2017

Missions of Mercy

“Caring made visible” since 2000

We invite you to join the MOM Team as we Celebrate the 18th Year of Service to Virginians in need.

Your support through volunteerism or a monetary gift is greatly appreciated!

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Over 65,000 patients have received free dental care valued at $44 million through the 96 completed projects. Support from partners and some 27,700+ volunteers have made it all possible.

Slideshow - February 2011 Middle Peninsula MOM Project (Gloucester)

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HENRY SCHEIN CELEBRATES A DECADE OF PARTNERSHIP WITH MISSION OF MERCY

This year, Henry Schein, Inc., the largest distributor of healthcare products and services to office-based practitioners in the combined North American and European markets, celebrates a decade of partnership with Mission of Mercy. Mission of Mercy receives shipments of a broad selection of healthcare products and supplies two to four times annually through the Global Donation Program of Henry Schein Cares, the Company's global social responsibility program.

Vdaf Success Stories

Joan-Johnson-with-Dr.-Swanson November-2014

J.J.

Fredericksburg, Virginia

J.J. needed assistance with getting the dental services she needed to improve her oral and overall health. In July of 2014 she turned to DDS for help. We were able to match her with a volunteer dentist to complete a treatment plan and a few days before Thanksgiving, J.J.’s dentures were delivered! Truly a wonderful gift for J.J. and the volunteer dentist!


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