Dental Volunteering in Sri Lanka


  • Observe qualified dentists perform procedures, teaching you how to diagnose and treat dental diseases and conditions effectively.
  • Participate in monthly community outreaches in disadvantaged areas, allowing you to gain practical experience and complete basic health checks under supervision.
  • Volunteer in Kandy, a hill country city in Sri Lanka, where you will have the opportunity to experience daily life and immerse yourself in the local culture alongside your host family.
  • Explore the rich culture of Sri Lanka while providing crucial dental care to underserved communities through Cayo Dental's volunteer program.
  • Discover the transformative power of dental volunteering in Sri Lanka.


If you're ready to take your dental skills to the next level and make a real difference in the world, Cayo Dental's dental volunteering program in Sri Lanka is the perfect opportunity for you. Our program offers a unique chance to provide crucial dental care to underserved communities while also exploring the rich culture and natural beauty of Sri Lanka. With our expert guidance and support, you'll have the chance to develop your professional skills, expand your cultural horizons, and make a lasting impact on the lives of others.

At Cayo Dental, we're passionate about using our skills and resources to help those in need. That's why we're proud to offer dental volunteering opportunities in Sri Lanka for individuals who share our commitment to making a positive impact. Whether you're a recent dental school graduate looking to gain experience or a seasoned professional seeking a new challenge, we welcome you to join us on this incredible journey. Our experienced team will provide guidance and support every step of the way, ensuring a safe and rewarding experience for all.

  • Accommodation
  • Food (three meals a day)
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Full induction and orientation by an experienced staff member on arrival
  • Project equipment and materials
  • Internet Access - Office & Home
  • Mentor at your work placement
  • Certification of project completion.
  • Visa support and advice
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Flights
  • Visa costs (where applicable)

Important Information


What qualifications do I need to volunteer at Cayo Dental?
Volunteers must be licensed dental professionals or currently enrolled in a dental program at an accredited university. However, non-dental volunteers are also welcome to assist with non-clinical tasks such as patient education and administrative work.

What is the duration of the dental volunteering program?
The program duration varies depending on the volunteer’s availability and schedule. Volunteers can choose to participate for as little as one week or as long as several months.

What types of dental services will I be able to provide as a volunteer?
Volunteers at Cayo Dental can assist with a variety of dental procedures, including cleanings, extractions, fillings, and root canals. The specific services provided will depend on the volunteer’s level of experience and skill.

Will I have free time to explore Sri Lanka while volunteering?
Yes, volunteers will have scheduled breaks and days off to explore Sri Lanka’s cultural and natural attractions. Cayo Dental can also provide recommendations for local activities and excursions.

Do I need to speak Sinhala or Tamil to volunteer at Cayo Dental?
While knowledge of Sinhala or Tamil is helpful, it is not required to volunteer at Cayo Dental. The staff at the clinic are fluent in English and can assist with translation when necessary.

Booking Section

Dates & Availability

This program is available all year round. You can select any date as per your comfort.Please select the week you plan to join the program.

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  • 1 Week
    $506 $470

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  • 2 Weeks
    $990 $960

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  • 4 Weeks
    $2005 $1910

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  • 12 Weeks
    $5590 $5510

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