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Tibetan man in Tingri in need of dental care 24th February 2007

3 Responses to “Tibetan man in Tingri in need of dental care”

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    mc:

    Great smile. Great photo.

    Quote:
    If a smile can light up a room, imagine what it can do for the human spirit. mc

  2. 2
    uddin:

    late comment! not sure if you even gonna read it, actually just saw these, your comment is sweet and btw pix are breath takin!

  3. 3
    Dentists in Shrewsbury:

    ha that’s such a great picture. I’d love to have the opportunity to see and help theses people first hand :)

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Tibetan man in Tingri in need of dental care

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It is clear that the dental care as we know it in the west is not available in poor places like Tibet. Must have something to do with the fact that an average treatment over here costs more than one year income over there.

Anyway, this man seemed happier than many people on our side of the world with clean and shiny polished, whitened teeth. So I guess it is still what’s inside you what makes you happy.

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