Dental Community Fellowship

Impacting our dental world in response to God's love and for his glory.

Dental Community Fellowship is the student chapter of the Christian Medical and Dental Associations at the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Join us Abroad

Trip Applications

DCF participates in eight mission trips per year. Visit our application page below or check out the ‘Where We Go?’ page for more information.

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Trip Preparation

We’re excited you’re part of the team. Learn more about how you can prepare for your trip below. Review this page if you are planning to join us on a trip.

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MUSC Compliance

MUSC has various requirements to allow students to travel abroad and assist with dental care. The steps to ensure compliance with the school are outlined below.

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Join us in Charleston

G3 Gatherings

Several times during the school year we gather to Gospel, Grub & Grow. This is a unique time to fellowship and enjoy an engaging speaker.

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Bible Study

DCF facilitates several on campus Bible Study Groups for men and women. You do not have to participate in a mission trip to join us. If you are interested in joining one of our Groups click below to learn more.

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Find a Local Church

All participants of DCF are encouraged to belong to a local church here in the Charleston area. We are pleased to offer you a list of local churches where other DCF members attend regularly click below to learn more.

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Donate what you can to help.

Your tax free donation helps us proclaim the gospel and provide dental care to the under-served.

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DCF News

Off To A Good Start

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The first DCF team of 2017 recently returned from another visit high in the Andes of Peru.  This was our fifth visit to a beautiful community in the “sacred valley” near the small village of Pisac, about an hour outside of Cusco.  This location is in the heart of what was once the…

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DCF Returns From Haiti

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DCF’s last mission team of the year returned to the U.S. just in time for Thanksgiving.  We will celebrate the holiday, recognizing God’s goodness in our lives, our freedom, friends and family, as well as the opportunity to use our skills in serving others less fortunate. A heart of thankfulness is…

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A Mission Trip First For DCF

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A team of 21 wonderful people returned to San Marcos de Colon in Honduras September 17-24, 2016, partnering with the Good Samaritan Baptist Mission.  We were the first group to visit since the death of the founder.  Besides our usual program, we tried to be an encouragement to the staff…

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Nicaragua Team Returns

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The Nicaragua Team returned safely home on Sunday, July 17. The team served almost 100 patients a day, most for multiple services.  In total close to 600 procedures were rendered. There was especially high demand for cleaning and fillings.  After a few technical challenges with the electricity where we were working and the air…

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Dr. Bill Returns from Africa

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Dr. Bill and Susalee traveled this month with our dear friend from the U.K., Nigel Mallon, a delightful young dentist from Nigeria, two physicians and Pastor Russ Bennett from James Island Christian Church to Cameroon in West Africa.  We served patients both at Mbingo Hospital and during community outreach arranged…

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Peru Team Travels Home

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The team wrapped up clinic on Thursday.  Everyone labored long and hard, but we unfortunately had to turn away people desiring care.  On the other hand, we were able render more than 200 services each day.  These included many Quechua people who are indigenous to this area and who are…

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Update from Peru Team

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Things are going well in Peru.   The new missionaries are good hosts and as their first team, we are trying to be good guests. Clinics are running smoothly with lots of people being served.  There’s a big demand for fillings and cleaning.  The saddest part is that many of the…

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DCF Returns From Haiti

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DCF mission trip to LaGonave, Haiti 2015 We have just returned from our final mission trip of 2015.  Once again we wrapped up with a visit to the West Indies Self Help (WISH) dental clinic on the island of LaGonave off the coast of Haiti.  Having the clinic in place…

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