Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Bedford dental nurse completes gruelling triathlon in loving memory of colleague

Bedford dental nurse completes gruelling triathlon in loving memory of colleague

A dental nurse from Bedford has completed an intense triathlon in loving memory of a former colleague. Hollie Mills, from Edward Byrne Associates Dental Practice, decided to take on the Season Finale Windsor Olympic Triathlon to raise money for a cause close to her heart. Hollie’s colleague, Jo Reveglia, lost her life to deep vein […]


Penarth dental team gets in a spin for charity

Penarth dental team gets in a spin for charity

A dental team from Penarth has taken place in a sponsored spin-a-thon to raise money for a good cause. Dentist, nurses and reception staff from Bupa Dental hosted a fun day, which featured an eight-hour spin-a-thon, to raise funds for the neonatal unit at the University Hospital of Wales. The team decided to host the […]


Fearless dentist completes Ironman challenge for charity

Fearless dentist completes Ironman challenge for charity

A fearless dentist from the North West has successfully completed an Ironman triathlon challenge for charity. Dr Zuber Bagasi, from Synergy Dental, tackled the Ironman UK Triathlon recently, successfully completing three gruelling stages to raise funds for good causes. Dr Bagasi took on a 2.5-mile swim, a 112-mile cycle and a 26-mile marathon to complete […]


Woodford Green dental practice raises more than £2,000 for stroke charity

Woodford Green dental practice raises more than £2,000 for stroke charity

A dental practice in Woodford Green has raised more than £2,000 for a stroke charity. The team at Woodford House Dental Practice has organised a series of fundraising events, including a raffle, and most recently, a coffee morning, to support The Stroke Association. Practice manager, Moona Malik, said that she was completely overwhelmed by the […]


Bradford dental firm hosts tea party to raise funds for Marie Curie

Bradford dental firm hosts tea party to raise funds for Marie Curie

A dental firm from Bradford has hosted a tea party to raise funds for Marie Curie. Prestige Dental invited guests to attend a Great Big Bloomin’ Tea Party event on Saturday 7th July. The event was the latest in a series of tea party fundraisers, which have helped the company to donate almost £10,000 to […]


Homeless charity calls for urgent action, as study shows that 1 in 6 resort to DIY dental treatment

Homeless charity calls for urgent action, as study shows that 1 in 6 resort to DIY dental treatment

A homeless charity has appealed for urgent action to be taken, after a new study revealed that 1 in 6 homeless people attempt to extract their own teeth. The report compiled by Groundswell revealed that 70 percent of people have lost teeth since living on the streets and 17 percent have lost teeth as a […]


Petersfield dental team to host bake sale for dementia and cancer charities

Petersfield dental team to host bake sale for dementia and cancer charities

A dental team from Petersfield is preparing to don pinnies and whisk up a storm to raise money for charity. The staff at Sixty-Six Dental Surgery is hosting a bake sale on Tuesday 19th June to raise funds for Marie Curie and the Alzheimer’s Society. Dentists usually discourage patients from eating sweet treats, but for […]


Dental consultants gear up for gruelling cycle ride for charity

Dental consultants gear up for gruelling cycle ride for charity

A group of five dental consultants is gearing up for a gruelling charity bike ride to raise money for good causes. Les Jones, Sheila Scott, Ashley Latter, Simon Tucker and Chris Barrow will join together to form a group known as ‘Five go Forth’ to take on the 960-mile ride from Land’s End to John […]


Simplyhealth funds new mobile dental unit for homeless patients in Winchester

Simplyhealth funds new mobile dental unit for homeless patients in Winchester

Simplyhealth has funded a new mobile dental unit, which will provide dental care for homeless people in Winchester. The firm, which has offices in Winchester and Andover, is working with the charity, Dentaid, to provide mobile services for those who aren’t registered with a dentist. The use of the bus, which is operated by Dentaid, […]


North West dentist prepares for charity triathlon challenge

North West dentist prepares for charity triathlon challenge

An ambitious dentist from the North West is training hard in preparation for a charity triathlon challenge. Dr Zuber Bagasi will compete in an ironman triathlon in July in a bid to raise funds for a number of local hospices and the dental charity, Bridge 2 Aid. To complete the gruelling challenge, Dr Bagasi will […]