Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Brave dentist prepares to swim the English Channel to raise money for charity

Brave dentist prepares to swim the English Channel to raise money for charity

A brave dentist from Sheffield is preparing to swim the English Channel to raise money for dental charity, Dentaid. Jim Lafferty is aiming to complete the challenge, which involves navigating choppy waters and negotiating currents, between the 9th and 15th of September. The shortest course is 21 miles, but with currents taken into account, Jim […]


Dentist braves the shave to raise money for Bognor Regis Lions Club

Dentist braves the shave to raise money for Bognor Regis Lions Club

A dentist has braved the shave to raise money for a cause close to his heart, the Bognor Regis Lions Club. Dr Simon Knights, the owner of Knights Dental Surgery, has decided to part ways with his much-loved beard as practices reopen in England. Under new guidelines, Dr Knights will be required to wear a […]


Sleaford dentist celebrates her birthday by donating £1,000 to charity

Sleaford dentist celebrates her birthday by donating £1,000 to charity

A Sleaford dentist has celebrated her birthday by generously donating £1,000 to a local charity. Dr Kajal Bathia, from Sleaford Smile Centre, and her team decided to celebrate the occasion by donating £1,000 to Sleaford’s Rainbow Stars. The charity supports young people with autism and additional needs and it makes a really positive difference to […]


Milton Keynes dentist to travel to Kenya with Dentaid

Milton Keynes dentist to travel to Kenya with Dentaid

A private dentist from Milton Keynes is gearing up to volunteer in Kenya as part of a project run by UK-based charity, Dentaid. Dr Manish Gudka, from Aspects Dental, will be joined by his wife, Dr Ashika Shah, and the couple will be part of a team of volunteers based in remote villages. The aim […]


Penrith dental practice raises £1,000 for the Royal British Legion

Penrith dental practice raises £1,000 for the Royal British Legion

A dental team from Penrith has plenty to smile about after raising £1,000 for charity. After 12 months of fundraising, staff from Ghyllmount Dental donated £1,000 to the Royal British Legion, a charity that provides assistance and support for military veterans and their families. Throughout 2019, the team ran a series of events and also […]


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 […]