TBT: RFD makes third trip to Guatemala

Dr. Wall and Brittney South were joined by Karlee Heflin for the 2015 mission trip to Guatemala. They served with members of Madison Street United Methodist Church (MSUMC) through Volunteers in Mission from February 20th to 27th.  This is the third year that Richview Family Dentistry has volunteered with MSUMC in Guatemala, and the second consecutive year at the Boca Costa Medical Mission in Chocolá, Guatemala.  Continuing their work from last year, much of the group worked on construction of a house for the mission’s doctor and his family. In conjunction with these efforts, Dr. Wall’s wife Anne and several other volunteers created and delivered educational materials to the children in Chocolá on topics like dental health, English language learning, and Bible stories.  Dr. Wall, Brittney, Karlee, and their team worked out of the mission hospital from February 21st to 23rd to provide approximately 300 emergency extractions to patients of all ages.


Karlee and Brittney take on the winding staircase
 karlee & britt


Dr. Wall and Brittney work on a young patient
Doc & Britt


Dr. Wall and the mission doctor, Dr. Castillo
Doc & Sergio


Dr. Wall and his wife Anne, about to head home
Doc & Anne


The volunteers pausing in their work for a group picture