From Inglewood California

Posted on August 13, 2009

In August of 2009 the Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps staged a week-long humanitarian effort at The Forum in Inglewood, California, providing free health and dental care for thousands of local individuals. The NOMAD Handheld X-ray was found to be of great benefit to the dozens of health professionals who volunteered their time. The following are excerpts from letters from two of the participants.

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From Sierra Leone

Posted on July 13, 2009

In Women for Women of Sierra Leone, Inc.

The Sierra Leone Ministry of Health counts on WWSL for the difference it makes in the lives of the poorest of the poor, and the U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone continues to show its support for the humanitarian work WWSL performs in that country. The Aribex NOMAD has been found to be of utmost importance in treating the people of this region.

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From Mozambique

Posted on May 13, 2009

By Ronald L. Rasmussen, DDS

My family and I recently had the privilege of traveling to Mozambique with two other dentists, two physicians, twelve nurses, a construction crew and a food crew. The NOMAD worked flawlessly in conjunction with our laptop computer, digital sensor and software.

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More From Haiti

Posted on May 13, 2009

By Ada Naguit

In May 2009 Dr. Estrabillo and 6 other colleagues joined St. Margaret Mary Parish to volunteer their time and skills for a very remote mountainous area in Haiti. The team was especially grateful for the NOMAD x-ray. Radiographs were taken on every client. Most had full mouth series of x-rays, due to severe decay and clinical infection. The presence of the radiographs provided accurate diagnosis and proper treatment.

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From Ethiopia

Posted on April 13, 2009

By Gregory F. Gullo DDS

“[We used] a NOMAD unit for our dental mission trip to Ethiopia. We found it extremely easy to use and acquire high-quality images.” Gregory F. Gullo DDS Canandaigua, New York

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From Vietnam

Posted on April 10, 2009

Since 1996, the East Meets West foundation (EMW) has operated the first permanently-based humanitarian dental program permitted in Vietnam. Since that time the organization has treated almost 48,000 children with a full range of free modern dental services, including exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, alloy and resin fillings, root canals and extractions.

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From Guatemala

Posted on February 13, 2009

By Bruce G. Newman, DDS

The NOMAD made it possible for the first time to do root canal therapy on several patients’ front teeth that in the past would have been extracted. It is companies like Aribex that help make this mission possible for the Guatemalan people.

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From India

Posted on October 10, 2008

By Adrian D. Fenderson DDS in All About Smiles

I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the Aribex NOMAD. It allowed me to fulfill my dream of giving thorough dental treatment to 76 orphans and the staff taking care of them.

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From Panama

Posted on August 3, 2008

The NOMAD Handheld X-ray System was recently used in our volunteer work in Panama. The NOMAD unit was truly instrumental in broadening the services we could provide to the impoverished indigenous communities!

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