Posts Tagged ‘Charity’

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 […]


Homeless charity calls for urgent action, as study shows that 1 in 6 resort to DIY dental treatment

Homeless charity calls for urgent action, as study shows that 1 in 6 resort to DIY dental treatment

A homeless charity has appealed for urgent action to be taken, after a new study revealed that 1 in 6 homeless people attempt to extract their own teeth. The report compiled by Groundswell revealed that 70 percent of people have lost teeth since living on the streets and 17 percent have lost teeth as a […]


Welsh dental hygienist gears up for fifth visit to Tanzania with Bridge2Aid

Welsh dental hygienist gears up for fifth visit to Tanzania with Bridge2Aid

A dental hygienist from Wales is gearing up for her fifth visit to Tanzania with the dental charity, Bridge2Aid. Yvonne Wood, from Yvonne Wood Dental Hygiene at The Courtyard in Glansevern, will travel to Tanzania on the 22nd June, as she prepares to help out with the charity’s Dental Volunteer Programme. The programme, which is […]


Petersfield dental team to host bake sale for dementia and cancer charities

Petersfield dental team to host bake sale for dementia and cancer charities

A dental team from Petersfield is preparing to don pinnies and whisk up a storm to raise money for charity. The staff at Sixty-Six Dental Surgery is hosting a bake sale on Tuesday 19th June to raise funds for Marie Curie and the Alzheimer’s Society. Dentists usually discourage patients from eating sweet treats, but for […]


Dental consultants gear up for gruelling cycle ride for charity

Dental consultants gear up for gruelling cycle ride for charity

A group of five dental consultants is gearing up for a gruelling charity bike ride to raise money for good causes. Les Jones, Sheila Scott, Ashley Latter, Simon Tucker and Chris Barrow will join together to form a group known as ‘Five go Forth’ to take on the 960-mile ride from Land’s End to John […]


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 […]