Posts Tagged ‘Charity’

Mydentist surgeries raise £250,000 for Cancer Research UK

Mydentist surgeries raise £250,000 for Cancer Research UK

Mydentist’s network of surgeries has raised a quarter of a million pounds for Cancer Research UK. The chain, which is one of the largest in the UK, has been working on fundraising efforts since establishing a relationship with the charity in 2016. Since then, mydentist staff members all over the UK have been taking part in activities and […]


Clydebank dental patients raise hundreds for children’s charity

Clydebank dental patients raise hundreds for children’s charity

Dental patients in Clydebank have raised hundreds of pounds for a children’s charity. DB Dental Care has been running a campaign to raise money for Cash for Kids, and team members have been blown away by the generosity of patients. Cash for Kids supports children and young people with disabilities, as well as those who […]


Dundee churches team up with dental students to hand out supplies to struggling families

Dundee churches team up with dental students to hand out supplies to struggling families

Churches in Dundee have teamed up with dental students to launch an initiative to collect and distribute donations to help struggling local families. Congregations at Meadowside St Paul’s and St Andrew’s parish churches have been collecting supplies, including toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste, after reverends spoke about the difficulties faced by some local families who […]


Dental charity issues warning over bogus phone line scam

Dental charity issues warning over bogus phone line scam

The Oral Health Foundation has issued a warning to patients after discovering that scammers have been giving out a premium rate number for the charity’s dental helpline. The charity started investigating after a number of people who had called the helpline revealed that they had been charged more than expected. On closer inspection, representatives found […]


Dentaid mobile unit set to return to Dewsbury to host free clinics

Dentaid mobile unit set to return to Dewsbury to host free clinics

A mobile dental unit provided by the charity, Dentaid, is set to return to Dewsbury between the 18th and the 21st February. The clinic, which will be staffed by Dentaid volunteers, will offer free dental treatment to people who are struggling to access or afford dental care. The clinics have been funded by Kirklees Council […]


Melton dental team dons hiking boots to raise money for charity

Melton dental team dons hiking boots to raise money for charity

A dental team from Melton donned their hiking boots and completed a 9-mile trek to raise money for charity recently. Staff from Bupa Dental Care walked from Melton to Burrough-on-the-Hill to celebrate the end of 2018’s Mouth Cancer Action Month. The team took on the challenge to raise cash for the Oral Health Foundation, the […]


Kendal duo travels to Lebanon to provide dental care for Syrian refugees

Kendal duo travels to Lebanon to provide dental care for Syrian refugees

A dental duo from Kendal has travelled to Lebanon to provide much-needed dental care for refugees. Dentist, Arfan Iqbal and dental nurse, Tracey Topping, from Sandes Avenue Dental Practice, will spend a week in Lebanon, visiting Syrian refugee camps and offering dental treatment and pain relief. Mrs Topping, from Bolton-le-Sands, said that she was nervous […]


Bedford dentist conquers Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for mouth cancer cause

Bedford dentist conquers Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for mouth cancer cause

An intrepid dentist from Bedford has conquered mighty Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of an annual mouth cancer campaign and generate funds for charity. Dr Mehrdad Mokhtari, from Priory Dental Practice, scaled the majestic mountain, the highest in Africa, to raise funds for mouth cancer charities and awareness of this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month […]


Halifax Dental Practice Taking on Homelessness with Awareness Campaign

Halifax Dental Practice Taking on Homelessness with Awareness Campaign

A dental practice in West Yorkshire has set up an awareness campaign to tackle homelessness and raise funds to end rough sleeping in the area. Town Hall Dental, based in Brighouse near Halifax, has set up to this end a charitable arm known as the Town Hall Foundation. The aim of this charity is to […]


Bedford dental nurse completes gruelling triathlon in loving memory of colleague

Bedford dental nurse completes gruelling triathlon in loving memory of colleague

A dental nurse from Bedford has completed an intense triathlon in loving memory of a former colleague. Hollie Mills, from Edward Byrne Associates Dental Practice, decided to take on the Season Finale Windsor Olympic Triathlon to raise money for a cause close to her heart. Hollie’s colleague, Jo Reveglia, lost her life to deep vein […]