Day 8 … and we are a tired band of missionaries

 Yes, we are tired, working from 8 to 8 with a short hour for lunch treating 20 children with two dentists and two dental technicians.  The balance of the team members kept the kids in order, updated and maintained the dental records, and sterilized the instruments as they were used.  The two dental chairs and all the supplies were in one very small and crowded room that–thankfully–was air conditioned.  Many of the children had one or more teeth extracted and several cavities filled.  Each child’s teeth were professionally cleaned and polished.  Below are several pictures to illustrate our day’s activities.  None of the children cried or fussed except one.  Tomorrow will be a repeat.

 Oh, and by the way, we celebrated Alan’s 72nd birthday with cake and ice cream!