Dental Community Fellowship

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

COVID-19 UPDATE:

Due to the current pandemic, DCF international travel is currently on hold. DCF continues to be active in the lives of dental students at MUSC as we socially distance.  We are hopeful to resume normal ministry activities as soon as possible.

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

For MUSC students participating in DCF Trips, 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

Student Gatherings

Several times during the school year we gather. 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

DCF UpdateNews Feed

OPTIMISM IS IN THE AIR

Warmer days bring with them evidence of God’s renewing of the earth as trees begin to bud and flowers appear. Along with evidence that Spring is around the corner, is a hope that the pandemic might be subsiding. LIfe begins to feel more optimistic.  I (Dr. Bill) am writing this…
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March 15, 2021
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Christmas Greetings, Optimism for 2021

As this most unusual year draws to a close, I'm filled with a lot of emotions. This year has brought each of us unusual challenges. We've faced the uncertainty of a pandemic, business upsets, racial and political unrest, along with feelings of isolation as we have had to learn this…
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December 22, 2020
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Looking Ahead

What do we think 2021 will bring? I am personally looking ahead with cautious optimism. We all hope that the new year is not a repeat of the covid-filled 2020 with its health crisis, economic challenges, racial unrest, and political battles.  DCF continues to do our best to connect with…
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December 17, 2020
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HOW’S LIFE GOING…..WHAT’S NEXT?

Ever heard the expression by John Lennon that “life is what happens to you while you are busy marketing other plans?” We are all likely asking questions during the pandemic about “what’s next” as we hope that things will soon return to some semblance of normal. There is a great…
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September 24, 2020
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COVID Uncertainty

Due to the current uncertainty that we all face these days as a result of COVID-19, DCF activities have been slowed, but not curtailed. Following is a quick re-cap of what has taken place since March.  We regretfully were unable to formally celebrate with the graduating class of 2020 students,…
Jennifer Stokes
May 11, 2020
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A Season for Knowns and Unknowns

Dear Friends of DCF, As we all deal with this unusual season in our lives, I want to take time to pass along a greeting and to thank you for your interest in the mission of DCF.  God has blessed me with a long life, but none of us have…
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April 14, 2020
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Let’s Catch Up

Thank you for your partnership with DCF.  Grab a cup of coffee and lets catch up. Take a moment and read DCF's latest Newsletter highlighting what has been taking place in 2019.  DCF has provided dental service to thousands of people so far this year in Peru, Ecuador and Burundi,…
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September 10, 2019
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You Are Needed: June 22-29 in Peru

You are needed in Peru June 22-29. Please consider joining DCF for a wonderful week of serving the people of Peru, in addition to the opportunity to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of God’s creation. For the past seven years, DCF teams have been working high in the Andes Mountains…
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April 20, 2019