Information for Dental/Medical Professional Volunteers

Dental Instruments and Supplies

The clinic will have portable dental units that include a patient chair, light and an operative unit connected to water and vacuum lines. Hand pieces (4 hole), Instruments and disposable dental supplies will be provided. If you choose to bring your own handpieces (4 hole), instruments or supplies, consider purchasing a plastic container with a lid to store and transport your instruments. Please write your name on your container.

  • Dentists bring any special equipment you may need headlights, magnifying eyewear
  • Be sure they are marked properly with your identification.
  • We will have hand pieces available for your use, but they may be different from what you are accustomed to.
  • If you would like to bring your own hand pieces, please mark them with your identification
  • Bring your DEA number for prescription writing purposes.
  • We will have generic CTMOM prescription forms available for use. Only CTMOM prescription forms will be allowed. Do NOT bring your own forms.
  • Burs – Only if you have a favorite
  • Bring a copy of your current license
  • Set ups will be provided but if you so desire, bring your favorites: scalers, cavitron inserts.
  • Bring any special equipment you may need headlights, magnifying eyewear. Please mark them with your identification.
  • Bring a copy of your current license.

Items That Will Be Supplied For Your Use (Dentists & Hygienists)

•Amalgam and bases
•Amalgamator
•Anesthetics
•Articulating paper
•Burs
•Cement
•Chair covers
•Composite
•Cotton rolls
•Curing lights
•Dental Floss
•Disinfecting wipes/surface disinfectant
•Disposable instrument trays

•Disposable prophy angles
•Dry angles
•Endo supplies
•Etch/bond
•Fluoride varnish
•Gloves
•Hand mirrors
•Hand pieces—High and low speed
•Hand piece lubrication
•Instruments
•Liquid hand sanitizer
•Masks
•Matrix bands and wedges

•Patient bibs, bib holders
•Pens, markers
•Prophy paste
•Q-tips and topical anesthetic
•Safety glasses
•Saliva ejectors and HVE tips
•Sealants
•Stainless steel crowns
•Sterilizer pouches
•Syringes and needles
•Toothbrushes
•Toothpaste

There is a volunteer lounge available for breaks. Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages will be provided. Massage therapists will be available in the lounge area to provide free massages to any volunteer. Please note: There are no secure areas for your personal belongings.

FAQ for Dental and Medical & Practitioners

Absolutely! All types of volunteers (community, dental and medical) are needed and welcomed. All dental/medical practitioners must have valid licenses. Please bring a copy of your valid dental/medical license with you to the clinic and proof of malpractice insurance.

Yes. All dental/medical practitioners must have a valid licence and carry malpractice insurance. Please check with your carrier for verification that your malpractice insurance will cover you at the CTMOM clinic.

Yes. Prior to the CTMOM clinic, all Dental/Medical volunteers will receive an email with protocol from their department lead. There are also orientation videos available on our website, and an overview of the clinic and what happens in each department prior to the clinic opening its doors.