Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Teesside dental clinic swaps cards for foodbank donations to help those in need this Christmas

Teesside dental clinic swaps cards for foodbank donations to help those in need this Christmas

Staff members from a dental clinic in Teesside have swapped Christmas cards for donations to a local foodbank to make a positive difference to those in need. Instead of sending Christmas cards to patients this year, the team from Queensway Dental has made a donation to Billingham Foodbank. The foodbank provides supplies for those who […]


NHS Orkney donates dental equipment to Dentaid

NHS Orkney donates dental equipment to Dentaid

Representatives from NHS Orkney have donated equipment to help the international efforts of Dentaid. The health board has put together a kit, which contains an array of vital instruments, to aid efforts in countries like Nepal and Cambodia. The kit was originally a donation to the board in the days when it covered a larger […]


Kingsbridge dental duo returns from Kenya mission

Kingsbridge dental duo returns from Kenya mission

A dental duo from Kingsbridge has returned from a charity mission in Kenya. Last month, dentist Kasia Stawowy and dental nurse Millie Gordon, from Kingsbridge Dental Centre, travelled to Kenya with the charity Smile Star. The aim of the trip was to provide dental treatment to people living in the remote villages close to the […]


Totnes dentists embark on gruelling transatlantic row to raise money for local hospice

Totnes dentists embark on gruelling transatlantic row to raise money for local hospice

A pair of dentists from Totnes have set off on a gruelling fundraising adventure. Pure Dental Care’s Justin Marney and Azud Irshad are taking part in the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge to raise funds for Rowcroft Hospice. The intrepid duo has been in La Gomera in the Canary Islands for the last week in preparation […]


Dental practice manager on fundraising mission following charity run collapse

Dental practice manager on fundraising mission following charity run collapse

A dental practice manager from Chertsey is raising money after receiving life-saving treatment during a charity run. Matthew Tanna-White, from Abbeymead Dental Centre, was taken ill close to the end of the Silverstone Half Marathon, which he was running in aid of Get Kids Going. The 55-year old was airlifted to hospital in Coventry after […]


Port Glasgow Dentist Visits Greek Refugee Camps to Help Those Who Have Fled Syria

Port Glasgow Dentist Visits Greek Refugee Camps to Help Those Who Have Fled Syria

A dentist from Port Glasgow offered her time and skills to help Syrian refugees living in camps in Greece. Debbie Coyle was part of a team of volunteers who visited Greece as part of a project run by Dentaid. During her time in the refugee camps, Debbie worked to provide basic dental care and the […]


Welsh Dentist Supports Displaced Refugees After Calais ‘Jungle Camp’ Closure

Welsh Dentist Supports Displaced Refugees After Calais ‘Jungle Camp’ Closure

A dentist from Cwmbran, Wales, has flown to France to provide support for refugees who have been displaced as a result of the closure of the Calais ‘jungle camp’. 23 year old Ali Al Hassan left Wales last week after hearing about the clearance of the camp, which has become known as The Jungle. Thousands […]


Dentist Swaps Summertown for Morocco to Treat Children in Need

Dentist Swaps Summertown for Morocco to Treat Children in Need

A dentist has swapped Summertown for the remote Rif Mountains in Morocco to help children in need. Amit Mohandra from Diamond House Dental Practice recently returned from a week in North East Morocco, where he was volunteering with Dental Mavericks. The 37 year old dentist, who was part of a team that treated more than […]


Kentucky Dentists Host Free Dental Day to Encourage More Regular Appointments

Kentucky Dentists Host Free Dental Day to Encourage More Regular Appointments

Dentists in Kentucky hosted a free dental day recently to try and encourage local people to attend dental appointments on a regular basis. A study conducted by Delta Dental of Kentucky and Kentucky Youth Advocates suggested that dental access is better in Kentucky than other areas, however many people are still not attending dental checks […]


76 Year Old Volunteer Completes Gruelling Challenge for Health and Dental Charity

76 Year Old Volunteer Completes Gruelling Challenge for Health and Dental Charity

A 76 year old volunteer has completed another gruelling physical challenge to raise money for Mercy Ships, a charity that provides health and dental care to some of the world’s poorest people. Ken Brazier from Prices Risborough recently completed his eighth charity challenge. Ken travelled to Santiago de Compstela to cycle as much of the […]