A dental team from Honolulu, HI, including Drs. David Breese and Joseph Chu, journeyed to Myanmar (formerly Burma) on a medical/dental mission from December 26, 2014 to January 5, 2015. During the three days of service in the northern Rakhine State in the towns of Sittwe and Mrauk U dental care was provided to over 400 villagers. Treatment consisted mainly of extractions and oral health care education.
Dr. David Breese is a practicing dentist employed at the Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Health Center. He has completed dental missions to the Philippines and now, Myanmar.
Dr. Joseph Chu, a Lutheran Medical Center Department of Dental Medicine AEGD graduate, Hawaii region and Endodontic program graduate of Brooklyn, NY is a practicing endodontist in Honolulu and Kauai. He has completed dental missions to the Philippines, Nepal and Myanmar.