Friday, March 8, 2013

The dentist is coming and we are ready

Last night I arrived home from the airport at 3:30 in the morning. Abby, Shelby and Miguel all came to pick me up, so they also arrive home early in the morning. Normally you get stuck in traffic because a sugar cane truck flipped over . But what we found out made us laugh. Apparently some of the truck drivers were tired and so they parked in the middle of the road in a town on our route and just went to sleep. So we sat in a huge line of traffic for 3 hours .

In spite of our delayed arrive we got to the clinic around 8:30 AM. The Guatemalan dentist we work with came with all the tools and supplies . The technician showed up later. It was great fun to see all the new tools and see the water connected to the drill . We tested the evacuator, got a new light for the dental chair and we are ready to go. Monday will be the first time we can do fillings in our clinic. This
took so much work I thought it would never happen. Watch for pictures soon.

1 comment:

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