29 May Vernon Hills dentist honored by Dominican Republic Congresswoman for humanitarian effort to place dental implants for missing teeth on Dominican underserved patients.
Amit Kumar, D.D.S., M.A.D.I.A., with a Vernon Hills dentist skilled in Cosmetic, Implant and General Dentistry, recently participated in a humanitarian trip to Dominican Republic to aid in providing dental services to those in need. Dr. Kumar made the trip as part of Implant Seminars, an organization based out of Miami, Florida.
Dr. Kumar was one of approximately 20 health care professionals making the trip to Dominican Republic to aid underserved patients.
As part of this team, Dr. Kumar and the team performed dental examinations, extractions of infected or decayed teeth and surgical placement of over 400 dental implant procedures, sinus lifts and bone grafts.
Approximately 12 – 15 Rotaplast humanitarian missions take place each year, at a cost of $80,000 to $100,000. Typically over 100 procedures are performed on each trip.
About Rotaplast International
Rotaplast International is a non-profit, humanitarian organization providing free reconstructive cleft palate operations and treatment for children in need worldwide. The organization seeks to provide long-term solutions by funding and coordinating surgical missions in developing countries, training and mentoring location physicians, launching public education projects and advancing research.
About Dr. Kumar
Dr. Kumar is a Vernon Hills dentist with offices at 250 Center Dr., Ste 202, Vernon Hills, IL. Dr. Stone’s commitment to dentistry, combined with a strong skill set and accreditations by national dental associations, instills confidence in both general, cosmetic and implant procedures to dental patients.