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Dr. Geetha Damodaran continues to volunteer her time as a dentist.

Dr. Geetha Damodaran, a White Bear Lake dentist, who continues to volunteer at the Hope Dental Clinic in St. Paul during a harrowing pandemic. Damodaran, born in India and raised in New Jersey, said she and other volunteer dentists are serving to help people in pain and to keep emergency rooms open to people with COVID-19. She brings her own Personal Protective Equipment to her four-hour shift pulling teeth for people in extreme pain but without insurance. Damodaran was photographed during a volunteer shift at Hope Dental Clinic on Thursday, April 23, 2020 in St. Paul, Minn.