Posts Tagged ‘Charity’

Simplyhealth funds new mobile dental unit for homeless patients in Winchester

Simplyhealth funds new mobile dental unit for homeless patients in Winchester

Simplyhealth has funded a new mobile dental unit, which will provide dental care for homeless people in Winchester. The firm, which has offices in Winchester and Andover, is working with the charity, Dentaid, to provide mobile services for those who aren’t registered with a dentist. The use of the bus, which is operated by Dentaid, […]


Norwich dentist returns from ‘humbling’ experience helping refugees in Lebanon

Norwich dentist returns from ‘humbling’ experience helping refugees in Lebanon

A dentist from Norwich has returned from a ‘humbling’ experience providing dental care for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Dr Gautam Sharma visited a camp in Lebanon as part of a charity project run by Dental Mavericks. The aim was to provide those who have fled Syria with basic dental care and pain relief. Dr Sharma […]


North West dentist prepares for charity triathlon challenge

North West dentist prepares for charity triathlon challenge

An ambitious dentist from the North West is training hard in preparation for a charity triathlon challenge. Dr Zuber Bagasi will compete in an ironman triathlon in July in a bid to raise funds for a number of local hospices and the dental charity, Bridge 2 Aid. To complete the gruelling challenge, Dr Bagasi will […]


Perth dentists put in a superhuman effort to raise money for local boy

Perth dentists put in a superhuman effort to raise money for local boy

A Perth dental team put in a superhuman effort to raise money for a local boy recently. Daragh Beattie, whose father, Stephen, is a dentist at Infinityblu Dental Care, was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition when he was born and has spent weeks in hospital during his short life. The 18-month-old suffers from delayed […]


North London dental nurse travels to Cambodia to provide oral health education

North London dental nurse travels to Cambodia to provide oral health education

A dental nurse from North London has travelled to Cambodia to provide oral health education as part of a charity project run by the Hope Agency. Puja Parmar, from Harrow, is spending time in rural villages located several hours from the capital city of Phnom Penh. Puja, 31, has taken a huge collection of oral […]


Norwich dentist prepares to travel to Lebanon to aid Syrian refugees

Norwich dentist prepares to travel to Lebanon to aid Syrian refugees

A dentist from Norwich is preparing to leave the UK and travel to Lebanon to provide treatment for Syrian refugees. Dr Gautam Sharma, from West Earlham Dental Health Practice, will visit Lebanon as part of a specialist charity project, which is designed to provide basic care for refugees who have fled Syria. Dr Sharma will […]


Lisburn dentists dance for cash

Lisburn dentists dance for cash

A dental duo from Lisburn hit the dancefloor to raise money for charity recently. Dental nurse, Stephanie Davidson and practice manager Gordon Hughes, from Lisburn Bupa Dental Centre, undertook intensive training to participate in the ‘Bupa does Strictly’ event. The dance extravaganza was held to raise cash for Bupa Dental Care’s chosen charity, Make-A-Wish. The […]


Dental Aid Network makes a difference in Kashmir

Dental Aid Network makes a difference in Kashmir

Cover Image Credit: Shutterstock.com A charity is making a difference to hundreds of people who don’t have access to dental care in Kashmir. The Dental Aid Network (DAN) organises regular trips to Kashmir to provide dental treatment for children. Recently, a group of six dentists from Oldham, Glasgow and Liverpool visited Kashmir for six days. […]


Ipswich dentist to travel to Nepal on charity mission

Ipswich dentist to travel to Nepal on charity mission

A dentist based in Ipswich is preparing to travel to Nepal to embark on a charity mission. Junior dentist at Ipswich Hospital, Priyasma Gauchan, will visit Lo Manthang as part of a project organised by the Smiles Across Nepal charity. Ms Gauchan, who is from Colchester, will be part of a team of volunteers, which […]


Hingham dental nurse hopes to participate in Dentaid volunteer project in Uganda

Hingham dental nurse hopes to participate in Dentaid volunteer project in Uganda

A dental nurse from Hingham is hoping to take part in a volunteer project in Uganda. Sarah Drew is preparing to join a team of dental professionals to provide dental care to communities in one of Africa’s poorest countries. Sarah is hoping to be part of a project, which will take place in February 2019. […]