Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Essex dental nurse to face phobia of heights to raise money for Zambia charity mission

Essex dental nurse to face phobia of heights to raise money for Zambia charity mission

A dental nurse from Essex is preparing to face her phobia of heights in a bid to raise money to fund a charity mission to Zambia. Rianne Dearing-Aspinall, 23, will tackle a 500-metre, 100mph zip-wire across Mount Snowdon to raise money for her trip. Rianne, who suffers from a fear of heights, has admitted that […]


Kind-hearted Texas dentist makes patient’s dreams come true after unprovoked attack

Kind-hearted Texas dentist makes patient’s dreams come true after unprovoked attack

A dental patient from Texas was left speechless with tears running down her face after a kind-hearted dentist fixed her front tooth for free. Twenty-eight-year-old Kyleigha Scott had visited Dr Kenny Wilstead to have an infected wisdom tooth removed, but the generous dentist decided to fix her broken front tooth at the same time. Dr […]


Syrian dentist launches appeal to fund qualification to work in the UK

Syrian dentist launches appeal to fund qualification to work in the UK

A Syrian dentist who fled his home country to seek refuge, has launched a fundraising page to raise money to fund qualifications, which will enable him to put his skills to use in the UK. Anas studied at the University of Damascus and worked at a dental practice close to the city for four years […]


Paisley dental nurse to embark on Uganda mission to help children orphaned by HIV

Paisley dental nurse to embark on Uganda mission to help children orphaned by HIV

A young dental nurse is preparing to swap Scotland for Uganda after securing a place on a volunteer programme to help children who have been orphaned as a result of HIV. Zoe Adams, 25, will travel to the African country in February as part of a project to support children who have lost parents. Zoe […]


Wimborne dentist braves the elements in Iceland to complete gruelling charity endurance run

Wimborne dentist braves the elements in Iceland to complete gruelling charity endurance run

A fearless dentist from Wimborne has completed one of the world’s most challenging endurance runs. Briony Wood, principal dentist at Wimborne Dental, took on the infamous Fire and Ice Ultra run in Iceland, finishing in 48th place overall and 12th in the female category. The six-stage event, which is touted as one of the toughest […]


Ambitious Towy Valley dentist prepares for Arctic challenge to raise money for children’s cancer charity

Ambitious Towy Valley dentist prepares for Arctic challenge to raise money for children’s cancer charity

An ambitious dentist from Towy Valley is preparing to tackle the Polar Circle Marathon to raise money for a children’s cancer charity. Jenny Fifield is taking on the gruelling Arctic challenge in memory of her best friend’s son who sadly died from a rare form of cancer known as neuroblastoma. Dubbed the ‘coolest marathon in […]


Sweet Tooth for a Good Cause: A Dental Practice in Grantham Bakes Cakes for Charity

Sweet Tooth for a Good Cause: A Dental Practice in Grantham Bakes Cakes for Charity

As part of a charity Friday morning, patients at The Maltings Dental Practice in Grantham got to tuck in to coffee and an array of homemade cakes in order to raise money for a foodbank in Grantham. The initiative was set up by Julie McKie, one of The Maltings’ dental nurses and a volunteer at […]


Dentaid volunteers make a difference in the Philippines

Dentaid volunteers make a difference in the Philippines

Volunteers from a Wiltshire-based dental charity are making a positive difference in the Philippines. Dentaid, one of the UK’s leading dental charities, runs volunteer projects all over the world and a group of volunteers are nearing the end of a spell in the Philippines. A team has been working tirelessly to provide local communities with […]


Norwich dentist swaps the surgery for the summit to raise money for charity

Norwich dentist swaps the surgery for the summit to raise money for charity

A dentist from Norwich has swapped the surgery for the summits of some of Wales’ highest mountains to raise money for a good cause. Dr Gautam Sharma covered 17 miles on foot and successfully negotiated the famous Welsh 3 Peaks Challenge for Nelson’s Journey, a charity that helps children who have lost their parents. Dr […]


Builth Wells dentist tackles charity road trip to Siberia

Builth Wells dentist tackles charity road trip to Siberia

A dentist from Builth Wells is taking part in road trip with a difference, as he plans to drive from the UK to Siberia for a good cause. Rather than recreating a glamorous Thelma and Louise style Hollywood voyage, Chris Shorrock will be navigating the roads in his grandmother’s old-school Renault Clio. Chris is taking […]