Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Dentaid Appeals for More Volunteers to Facilitate Expansion Plans

Dentaid Appeals for More Volunteers to Facilitate Expansion Plans

Dentaid, a charity providing dental care and equipment all over the world to help those in need, is appealing for more volunteers to join the team to cope with rising demand. The charity is looking for people with experience in metal work, reconstruction and restoration, engineering, electronics and dental technology to join the team based […]


Galloway Dental Surgeon Returns from India Charity Trip

Galloway Dental Surgeon Returns from India Charity Trip

A dental surgeon from Newton Steward in Galloway has recently returned from a charity trip to India. David Laraway visited India as part of a project run by the Northern Cleft Palate Foundation. During his time in Nagpur, Central India, David spent nine days operating on children with cleft lip and palate, many of whom […]


Chippenham Dental Trio to Raise Funds for Uganda Charity Trip

Chippenham Dental Trio to Raise Funds for Uganda Charity Trip

A dental trio from Chippenham is raising money for a charity trip to Uganda in the autumn. Dental nurses Trudi Maidment and Alex Kettlety and hygienist Claire Hart-Ramsey will be travelling to Africa in September as part of a project run by Dentaid. The trio are hoping to raise a total of £6,000 to pay […]


East Grinstead Dentist Prepares for Calais Trip to Help Migrants in Pain

East Grinstead Dentist Prepares for Calais Trip to Help Migrants in Pain

A dentist from East Grinstead is preparing to travel to Calais to provide dental treatment for migrants living in ‘The Jungle’. Aakrati Goutam, who is based at The Smile Gallery, was inspired to help fellow dentists volunteering at the camp after hearing about people being hospitalised as a result of severe pain and infections caused […]


East Grinstead Dental Team Prepares to Bring Smiles to Morocco

East Grinstead Dental Team Prepares to Bring Smiles to Morocco

A dental team from East Grinstead is preparing to travel out to Morocco to provide dental treatment for the Berber tribe. The team will be setting off at the end of February and travelling to the north of the country. Five members of the team from the High Street Dental Practice (three dental nurses and […]


Ilfracombe Dental Team “Overwhelmed” by Generosity of Local People Following Christmas Appeal

Ilfracombe Dental Team “Overwhelmed” by Generosity of Local People Following Christmas Appeal

Members of staff at an Ilfracombe dental practice said they were “overwhelmed” by the response from local people following the launch of a shoe box appeal in the run-up to Christmas. Torrs Park Dental Practice set up a shoe box appeal to help local children who would otherwise be going without Christmas gifts as part […]


Portadown Dental Practice to Host Charity Event

Portadown Dental Practice to Host Charity Event

A dental practice in Portadown will play host to an important fundraising event this week. Magee Dental Practice in Lurgan will host a special evening to generate funds for local charity PIPS and enable local residents to access a range of health services. During the events, which will take place on Thursday 14th and Friday […]


Tayside Dentists Down Their Razors in Support of Local Charity Mission

Tayside Dentists Down Their Razors in Support of Local Charity Mission

Three dentists from Tayside have downed their razors in support of a local charity mission. The dentists from Blairgowrie Dental Care, have vowed not to shave between Christmas Day and Burns Night to raise money for the ARCHIE Foundation. The mission, entitled ‘Beards for Bairns’, has been set up to raise money for a new […]


Oldham Dentist Makes a Difference in Kashmir

Oldham Dentist Makes a Difference in Kashmir

A dentist from Oldham is helping to make a difference to people in Kashmir after teaming up with four dental colleagues to establish a charity. Imran Asghar, who works in Rochdale, set up the Dental Aid Network with four fellow dentists two years ago and the group is currently working on opening a permanent clinic […]


Fishguard Dental Nurse Raises More Than £1,600 for Charity

Fishguard Dental Nurse Raises More Than £1,600 for Charity

A dental nurse from Fishguard has raised more than £1,600 after successfully completing the gruelling Monster Race, a combination of obstacles and challenges including swimming in icy water, trudging through mud and climbing over walls. Pauline Barnett from Vergam Dental Practice took up running two years ago, but this was the first time she had […]