Posts Tagged ‘Charity’

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 […]


Penarth dental team gets in a spin for charity

Penarth dental team gets in a spin for charity

A dental team from Penarth has taken place in a sponsored spin-a-thon to raise money for a good cause. Dentist, nurses and reception staff from Bupa Dental hosted a fun day, which featured an eight-hour spin-a-thon, to raise funds for the neonatal unit at the University Hospital of Wales. The team decided to host the […]


Fearless dentist completes Ironman challenge for charity

Fearless dentist completes Ironman challenge for charity

A fearless dentist from the North West has successfully completed an Ironman triathlon challenge for charity. Dr Zuber Bagasi, from Synergy Dental, tackled the Ironman UK Triathlon recently, successfully completing three gruelling stages to raise funds for good causes. Dr Bagasi took on a 2.5-mile swim, a 112-mile cycle and a 26-mile marathon to complete […]


Poole fishermen receive free dental care

Poole fishermen receive free dental care

Fishermen in Poole have been provided with dental care free of charge as part of a new project run by Dentaid in partnership with the Seafarers’ Hospital Society and the Fishermen’s Mission. Fishermen often find it difficult to see a dentist due to the hours they work, but a mobile unit located at Quayside is […]


Texas Mission of Mercy to host free dental clinic in Austin for the first time

Texas Mission of Mercy to host free dental clinic in Austin for the first time

The Texas Mission of Mercy will visit Austin for the first time, it has been confirmed. The charity will be hosting a free dental clinic over the course of the weekend of the 20th and 21st July at William B Travis High School. The clinic will be the first of its kind in Austin and […]


Bradford dental firm hosts tea party to raise funds for Marie Curie

Bradford dental firm hosts tea party to raise funds for Marie Curie

A dental firm from Bradford has hosted a tea party to raise funds for Marie Curie. Prestige Dental invited guests to attend a Great Big Bloomin’ Tea Party event on Saturday 7th July. The event was the latest in a series of tea party fundraisers, which have helped the company to donate almost £10,000 to […]


Brisbane dentist makes annual trip to East Timor to help children in need

Brisbane dentist makes annual trip to East Timor to help children in need

A dentist from Brisbane has taken it upon himself to visit East Timor every year to help children who have very limited access to dental care. Malcolm Campbell has recently returned from his fifth trip to the country, after deciding to visit annually from 2013. Dr Campbell made the decision to travel once a year […]