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Park Gate dentists provide free care for homeless patients

Park Gate dentists provide free care for homeless patients

A dental team from Park Gate, Portsmouth, has brought smiles to the faces of homeless patients after running a free clinic in partnership with Dentaid. Titchfield Dental Health teamed up with the charity to offer a range of services to homeless people based across the South East. Dr Claire Chavasse, owner and principal dentist, said […]


Ripon dental team brings smiles to visiting children from Chernobyl

Ripon dental team brings smiles to visiting children from Chernobyl

A dental team from Ripon has brought smiles to the faces of children visiting from Chernobyl.  Bupa Dental Care welcomed a group of children from the Ukrainian town as part of a project with Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline. The latest visit marked the seventh annual trip for the children. As part of the partnership, dental volunteers […]


Northwich dental team swaps the treatment room for the river

Northwich dental team swaps the treatment room for the river

A dental team from Northwich, Cheshire is swapping the treatment room for the river to take part in the town’s famous dragon race. Dentist Paul Diss, from Witton Street Dental Practice, and his fellow team members are set to participate in Northwich River Festival’s most eagerly anticipated race on Saturday 13th July. The festival, which […]


Norwich dentist completes Three Peaks challenge

Norwich dentist completes Three Peaks challenge

A dentist from Norwich has successfully completed the notorious Three Peaks challenge to raise money for charity. Dr Gautam Sharma, from West Earlham Dental Practice, scaled some of the most famous mountains in the country to support the Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind. The charity is one of the oldest in England, and […]


Prestatyn dental practice donates proceeds of open day to local neonatal unit

Prestatyn dental practice donates proceeds of open day to local neonatal unit

A Prestatyn dental surgery has donated the proceeds of an open day to a local neonatal intensive care unit. The team at Prestatyn Dental organised the event, which took place on June 22nd, to thank local people for extending a warm welcome to the town. Located in the premises formerly occupied by mydentist, the independent […]


Daring dental duo takes on zip line challenge to raise money for local hospice

Daring dental duo takes on zip line challenge to raise money for local hospice

A daring dental duo from Yorkshire has taken on a nerve-jangling zip line challenge known as ‘Zipping the Pepper Pot’ to raise money for a local hospice. Nicola Smith and Stacy Slinger, from Taylored Dental Care in Ilkley, took on the challenge of climbing up and zip-lining down the Pepper Pot to raise cash for […]


Dentaid hosts open day to celebrate relocation to new Totton headquarters

Dentaid hosts open day to celebrate relocation to new Totton headquarters

UK-based dental charity, Dentaid, has hosted an open day to celebration a recent relocation to brand new headquarters in Totton. The charity, which works to improve access to dental services in the UK and overseas, has recently moved to a refurbished warehouse on Commercial Road. The premises, which are larger and more modern and stylish, […]


Dental charity workers complete gruelling 10k Wolf Run to raise money for the homeless

Dental charity workers complete gruelling 10k Wolf Run to raise money for the homeless

A group of workers from the Oral Health Foundation has successfully completed a gruelling 10k Wolf Run to raise money for a homeless charity. The charity’s Smile Squad took on the muddy tracks and freezing cold plunge pools of the course, which was located in Lutterworth, to raise money for Crisis. So far, the group […]


Leading UK dental charity urges us to be more confident, as survey suggests a third of adults don’t like their smile

Leading UK dental charity urges us to be more confident, as survey suggests a third of adults don’t like their smile

The Oral Health Foundation is urging people to be more confident about their smiles, after a nationwide poll revealed that almost a third of adults aren’t happy with the look of their smile. The survey, which was published to coincide with the launch of National Smile Month in May, suggested that more than half of […]


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 […]