Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Dental charity urges the government to fund supervised brushing schemes

Dental charity urges the government to fund supervised brushing schemes

A dental charity is urging the government to fund supervised brushing schemes in nurseries and schools in a bid to stem the rising tide of the dental decay crisis. The Dental Wellness Trust, a charity, which was established by London-based dentist, Dr Linda Greenwall, 8 years ago, is calling for ministers to provide funding for […]


TOWIE star Chloe Meadows lends support to charity event hosted by Woodford Green dentist

TOWIE star Chloe Meadows lends support to charity event hosted by Woodford Green dentist

Chloe Meadows, from ITV’s hit series The Only Way is Essex, is set to appear at a charity event hosted by a local dentist on Friday 3rd May. Chloe, who is currently appearing in the 24th series of the reality show, will be lending her support to the team at Woodford House Dental Practice by […]


Winchester dental nurse completes gruelling triathlon to raise funds for charity trip to Tanzania

Winchester dental nurse completes gruelling triathlon to raise funds for charity trip to Tanzania

A dental nurse from Winchester has completed a gruelling triathlon to raise money to fund a charity trip to Tanzania. Victoria Jones, from Bupa Dental, tackled the course, which comprised a 1-mile swim, an 11-mile cycle and a 7-mile run, dressed as a giant tube of toothpaste. The ambitious nurse will use the money she […]


American dentists prepare to treat thousands for free at Connecticut’s annual Mission of Mercy event

American dentists prepare to treat thousands for free at Connecticut’s annual Mission of Mercy event

American dental professionals are preparing to treat thousands of people this weekend (20th and 21st April), as Connecticut’s annual Mission of Mercy event comes to town. This year, the event will take place at Windham Middle School in Willimantic. The Mission of Mercy is a charitable organisation, which was established to bring dental care to […]


Bupa dentists who organised charity dance event waltz to success at the Irish Dentistry Awards

Bupa dentists who organised charity dance event waltz to success at the Irish Dentistry Awards

A group of Bupa dentists who organised a charity dance event to raise money for Make-a-Wish have waltzed to success at the Irish Dentistry Awards. The Bupa team was awarded the Best Charity Project at the prestigious ceremony after planning an event that saw 10 couples take to the dancefloor in front of more than […]


Dentaid provides free dental care for fishermen in Bridlington

Dentaid provides free dental care for fishermen in Bridlington

Dental charity, Dentaid, has joined forces with the Seafarers Hospital Society and the Fishermen’s Mission to provide free dental care for fishermen in Bridlington as part of a scheme known as the Seafit Programme. The initiative was set up to make it easier for fishermen, who often work long, antisocial hours, to see a dentist. […]


University of Birmingham dental students to visit India to provide care in poverty-stricken communities

University of Birmingham dental students to visit India to provide care in poverty-stricken communities

A team of dental students from the University of Birmingham is preparing to travel to India to provide dental treatment to adults and children living in poverty-stricken communities in the north of the country. A group of ten students, led by Drs Upen and Ketan Patel, will be visiting Rishikesh and the Himalayan region as […]


Brave dentist to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation

Brave dentist to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation

A brave dentist from Bracknell is preparing to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation. Bob To, from Blueberry Dental Surgery, will compete in the famous Marathon des Sables to support the cause. One of the most gruelling endurance battles in the world, the Marathon des […]


Salisbury dentists to take part in charity walk to raise funds for a new MRI scanner

Salisbury dentists to take part in charity walk to raise funds for a new MRI scanner

Staff at THE dentist, Salisbury, are taking part in a charity walk to raise money for a new MRI scanner as part of the Stars Appeal MRI Scanner Campaign. The team is preparing to take on the Walk for Wards challenge in support of their colleague, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in December […]


Peebles dental team prepares for 2020 Indonesia charity trip

Peebles dental team prepares for 2020 Indonesia charity trip

A dental team from Peebles is preparing to visit Indonesia to help children living in poverty. Members of staff from Ros Kerr Dental Surgery will visit the Indonesian island of Bali in 2020 to offer dental screening services and oral health education. To raise money for the project, which will take place in spring next […]