About Dental Mavericks
Dental Mavericks (DM) is a charitable dental relief organisation registered in the United Kingdom with ongoing operations in Morocco and Lebanon, supporting rural communities in the former and Syrian refugees and vulnerable Lebanese in the latter. Since 2010, the central mandate of Dental Mavericks has focused on promoting oral hygiene education and practice, and more broadly, making dental care accessible to vulnerable populations. Our priority is to address root causes and take people out of dental pain. Dental Mavericks also participates in cutting-edge medical research in collaboration with leading dental institutions. In all areas of Dental Mavericks activities, we champion an ethos of high-quality care that is patient-led and dignified.
Our core programmes form the basis for this mission:
- Volunteer programme
- Outreach programme
- DM Clinics programme
In our first eight years, we have reached approximately 52,000 beneficiaries in 72 locations through 50 successful outreach missions with the support of 646 volunteers. A further 750 beneficiaries are now being reached each month since our expansion to Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley. This is all achieved on a shoe-string budget with the help of volunteer professionals and a carefully nurtured network of dental supplies donors that enables us to provide care to the highest standards.