Brandon Call ran the Pocatello Free Clinic’s dental department for two years as his college job while he earned his undergraduate degree at Idaho State University.
Call was tasked with ordering supplies, scheduling patients — and mostly recruiting local dental professionals willing to volunteer their time.
He’s now known as Dr. Call, and he hasn’t forgotten the Pocatello Free Clinic. For the past year, the 32-year-old dentist has volunteered at the clinic on a monthly basis, providing free care for locals who can’t afford it. He’s been a central figure in the resurgence of the clinic’s dental program, which was greatly diminished when he made his return.
“It was kind of full circle to come back and participate in the program I’d spent a few