Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Volunteer dentists to provide free treatment for the homeless in Southampton

Volunteer dentists to provide free treatment for the homeless in Southampton

Volunteer dentists are set to provide free treatment for homeless people in Southampton as part of a partnership involving Dentaid, Street Support and the Above Bar Church. A mobile Dentaid unit will be visiting the city on Thursday 23rd January to provide dental care free of charge. The charity is working with Above Bar Church […]


Easter Ross dental team starts the year with a smile after smashing fundraising target

Easter Ross dental team starts the year with a smile after smashing fundraising target

A dental team from Easter Ross has started 2020 with a smile after smashing its annual fundraising target in 2019. The team from Tain Dental Centre in The Highlands set a target of £5,000 as part of a celebration of its fifth anniversary. The aim was to raise money for Highland Hospice, a facility, which […]


Bromsgrove community dentists raise awareness of mouth cancer

Bromsgrove community dentists raise awareness of mouth cancer

A community dental team has been working hard to raise awareness of mouth cancer in and around Bromsgrove.  Members of staff from the community dental team at Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust donned blue lip stickers and fancy dress outfits to encourage people to learn about oral cancer and to keep an eye for […]


Grantham dental team works up a sweat with charity step-a-thon

Grantham dental team works up a sweat with charity step-a-thon

A dental team from Grantham worked up a sweat for a good cause recently. Members of staff from Maltings Dental Surgery took part in a step-a-thon to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation and to raise awareness of a type of cancer that is becoming increasingly prevalent in the UK. The team of 28 […]


Brighouse dentists provide help for refugees in Calais

Brighouse dentists provide help for refugees in Calais

Dental professionals from a practice in Brighouse have visited a refugee camp in Calais to provide much-needed dental care. The Town Hall Dental team joined forces with Pure Smile Fulham to help more than one hundred refugees. The expedition was funded by the practice’s charitable arm, the Town Hall Foundation, local non-profit Focus4Hope and the […]


Sussex dental practice launches annual Christmas raffle

Sussex dental practice launches annual Christmas raffle

A dental practice in Hailsham, Sussex has launched its annual Christmas raffle. The team at Bupa Dental Care are busy selling raffle tickets and encouraging patients and local residents to get involved to raise money for a good cause. Last year, the clinic raised over £550 for St Wilfrid’s Hospice, a local hospice that provides […]


Clydebank dentists join forces with firefighters to raise money for charity

Clydebank dentists join forces with firefighters to raise money for charity

A dental team based in Clydebank teamed up with local firefighters recently to raise money for charity. Dental professionals from Clyde Dental practice swapped drills for sponges and firefighters downed their hoses in favour of buckets to raise cash for the Oral Health Foundation and the Firefighters Charity by hosting a car wash. The teams […]


Ammanford dental nurse organises Children in Need fundraiser to support a cause close to her heart

Ammanford dental nurse organises Children in Need fundraiser to support a cause close to her heart

A dental nurse from Ammanford, South Wales, organised a Children in Need fundraiser last week to support a close very close to her heart. Kayleigh Jones, from Brynteg Dental Practice, planned a cake sale to raise money for the charity to support her niece, Hannah, who is currently undergoing treatment for cancer for the second […]


Community health team takes to the streets to raise awareness of mouth cancer in St Helens

Community health team takes to the streets to raise awareness of mouth cancer in St Helens

A community-based health team has been out and about on the streets of St Helens this month to raise awareness of mouth cancer. Throughout November, which is Mouth Cancer Action Month, the St Helens Wellbeing Service has organised and taken part in activities and events to support the annual campaign. The team has already attended […]


Brighouse dental foundation raises funds for community minibus

Brighouse dental foundation raises funds for community minibus

A dental foundation based in Brighouse has joined forces with another local charity to raise funds for a brand new community minibus. The Town Hall Foundation, which is the charitable wing of Town Hall Dental, partnered with Focus4Hope to invest in a vehicle, which will help both charities to carry out their work more effectively […]