Frequently Asked Questions for Hygienists

  • When and where is the clinic being held?

  • Who should come to the FLA-MOM?

  • What services will be provided?

  • What services will not be provided?

  • What should I expect at the FLA-MOM?

  • Where do I go first? How do I pick up my volunteer package?

  • What should I wear?

  • Will there be food available for volunteers at the FLA-MOM?

  • Is there anything I shouldn’t bring?

  • What items will be supplied for the clinic (dentists and hygienists)?

  • What supplies should I bring (hygienists)?

  • What do I need to know to volunteer for a clinical position?

  • Do I need liability insurance to treat patients at the FLA-MOM?

  • Can hygiene students treat patients?

  • Can I work with my dental team or will I be individually assigned?

  • Is there a minimum age for volunteers?

  • If I can’t volunteer at the clinic, is there another way I can help the FLA-MOM?

  • Will dental instruments be available or should I bring my own?

  • Is nitrous oxide available?

  • What else should I bring?

  • What NOT to bring

  • Will chairside stools be provided for dentists or assistants?

  • Is there a local hotel you recommend?

  • Will there be designated parking for FLA-MOM volunteers?

  • How do I provide proof I volunteered at the FLA-MOM to my employer?

  • What should I tell individuals who are interested in obtaining care at FLA-MOM?