On a dental internship in Dar Es Salaam, you’ll witness and assist with some of the commonplace cases that affect Tanzanians. One of these is dental fluorosis - caused by poor diet and contaminated water. As a rapidly developing city, Dar Es Salaam boasts many exciting opportunities for travel and exploration. Leave the mainland and dive into Zanzibar’s turquoise water, or visit Mikumi National Park for a unique safari tour. Read what our students think below!
"A lot of the time we were working with no x-rays. This meant a lot of procedures, such as extractions for example were kind of performed blind."Read more
"The resilience of the patients—and the people of Tanzania in general—astounded me."Read more
I was exposed to more oral surgery at this clinic in ten days than in my entire fourth year at dental schoolRead more
I had the opportunity to carry out dental examinations and extractions in the oral surgery departmentRead more
"I came across pathology I had only ever seen in textbooks back in the UK"Read more