Dentists in Bangladesh

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Dentistry – Bangladesh

Long-term: 2 years or more

1 position


  • Locations: Bangladesh
  • Application Deadline: Now accepting applications
  • Orientation: Provided by IDEAS
  • Departure Date: Varies depending on applicant availability
  • Return Date: Varies depending on length of stay
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Leverage your skills, education and passion and join our Dentists in Bangladesh program!

IDEAS partners with a health center that brings hope and healing for body, mind, and spirit to the marginalized in Bangladesh. Currently there is one medical doctor (family medicine) working with several nurses and a lab technician at a stand alone clinic that provides primary health care to the surrounding community, as well as a weekly mobile clinic to schools and social centers. The center also provides medical care to nearly 100 orphans at the Home of Love Orphanage who live nearby.

The goal of the center is to grow into a small hospital that will be able to provide comprehensive health care to their community. It currently operates five days a week from 8 AM to 5 PM with no inpatient care. The center does have a lab and facilities for simple medical procedures.

There is presently no dental care provided but there is a great need for dental services in the community. IDEAS is looking for a dentist to visit and work alongside the center’s staff with the possibility of joining full time.

  • DDS or DMD degree
  • English language proficiency
  • Long-term applicants will need to learn Bengali during their assignment

Personalized budgets will be created for each applicant or family


  • This position requires self-support, either through personal finances or fundraising
  • Fundraising coaching and training is available

For applicants who are interested in career medical service, there is the possibility of having your medical school loans covered.

If you are a dentist and have a desire use your skills and compassion overseas, then the Dentists in Bangladesh opportunity is designed for you!

Your work will have a significant impact as you contribute to the ongoing mission of bringing hope and healing to the communities surrounding Bangladesh. Your work will help to deliver accessible dental care to those currently without it.

Your professional skills are needed and valued and your adventurous spirit and heart for people are the lifeblood of IDEAS. You will have the opportunity to learn and grow in ways you might not imagine! And IDEAS will walk with you every step of the way.

In addition to your professional growth, you will also experience the beauty and diversity of Bangladesh! You will see first-hand how your unique abilities and giftings can lead to transformation in one of the world’s most densely populated countries.

Apply today to go short- or long-term to Bangladesh!

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