Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Kingsclere dental team scales the heights in aid of cancer charity

Kingsclere dental team scales the heights in aid of cancer charity

A dental team from Kingsclere, Hampshire, has successfully scaled the heights of Mount Snowdon to raise money for a cancer charity. Members of staff from Imogen Dental took on the charity challenge at the end of May in a bid to raise funds for the Ark Cancer Centre Charity. The team, which was led by […]


Pickering dental nurse raises thousands for cancer charity after ‘braving the shave’

Pickering dental nurse raises thousands for cancer charity after ‘braving the shave’

A dental nurse from Pickering has raised thousands of pounds after taking on the Macmillan Cancer Support ‘Brave the Shave’ challenge. Nicola Garner, from Pickering Dental Health Practice, shaved her hair off on April 26th, raising more than £3,000 for the appeal. Thirty-one-year-old Nicola was supported by colleagues, patients and family members on the day, […]


British Dental Association pledges £5,000 to support Manchester Arena victims

British Dental Association pledges £5,000 to support Manchester Arena victims

The British Dental Association has pledged £5,000 to support the victims of last Monday’s terror attack at Manchester Arena. The BDA promised to donate the sum as this year’s annual Conference and Exhibition gets underway in the city. The BDA’s donation was later boosted by a further £1,000 from the British Dental Industry Association. Members […]


Mobile dental unit brings smiles to the homeless in Winchester

Mobile dental unit brings smiles to the homeless in Winchester

A mobile dental unit provided by the charity, Dentaid, is helping to bring smiles to homeless people in Winchester. The mobile clinic has been visiting Trinity House, a drop-in centre in the town, to offer a range of basic services to people who would otherwise struggle to see a dentist. Many of those who have […]


Dental Team Become Pirates and Tackle Charity Walk In Aid of Local Hospice

Dental Team Become Pirates and Tackle Charity Walk In Aid of Local Hospice

Shiver me timbers! A gallant crew of brave pirates took on the rain and bad weather to take part in a Midnight Walk in order to raise money for a local hospice. Cleveland Terrace Dental Practice in Darlington put on the eyepatches and skull and crossbones and took part in the walk to raise funds […]


Hundreds turn out for Mission of Mercy dental clinic at Indiana State Fairgrounds

Hundreds turn out for Mission of Mercy dental clinic at Indiana State Fairgrounds

A free dental clinic at Indiana State Fairgrounds attracted huge crowds this weekend (12/13th May). The event, which was hosted by the Mission of Mercy, provided free dental care to adults and children. People started to arrive on Thursday to get an appointment for the clinic, which opened its doors to the public on Friday […]


Burnley dental team braves the dark to raise money for local cancer charity

Burnley dental team braves the dark to raise money for local cancer charity

A dental team from Burnley has raised more than £1,000 for a local cancer charity after braving the dark to complete the Walk in the Dark. The annual event involves an 11km walk and most participants wear fancy dress outfits. The team from Briercliffe Road Dental Practice signed up for the event to raise money […]


Arkansas Mission of Mercy clinic attracts more than 2,200 patients

Arkansas Mission of Mercy clinic attracts more than 2,200 patients

A free dental clinic in Arkansas provided treatment for more than 2,200 people, it has been confirmed. Representatives from Arkansas Mission of Mercy visited Region 8 with a team of hundreds of volunteers looking to provide free dental treatment to people in need. The clinics, which operate all over the country, are designed to benefit […]


Liverpool dentist offers to treat assault victim for free

Liverpool dentist offers to treat assault victim for free

A kind dentist from Liverpool has offered to treat a woman who was assaulted free of charge. Debbie McGovern, from Liverpool Dental Spa, contacted 21-year old Jessica Ennery, after seeing her story in the local paper. Jessica was attacked in November and she was left needing thousands of pounds’ worth of dental treatment. Jessica set […]


On ‘Yer Bike: Milngavie dental team prepares to tackle cycle challenge for charity

On ‘Yer Bike: Milngavie dental team prepares to tackle cycle challenge for charity

A dental team from Milngavie is gearing up for a charity cycle challenge, which will see competitors cycling a 10-mile route around the island of Millport to raise money for a good cause. Members of staff from Allander Dental Care will be participating in the event on June 16th to raise money for the Beatson […]