Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Portsmouth Hygienist Returns from ‘Fulfilling’ Charity Trip to Morocco

Portsmouth Hygienist Returns from ‘Fulfilling’ Charity Trip to Morocco

A dental therapist and hygienist has returned from a challenging but hugely rewarding charity trip to Morocco. Portsmouth-based therapist Umama Bagum was part of a team of 11 volunteers who visited rural Morocco as part of a project run by Dentaid. Mr Begum studied at the Dental Academy at Portstmouth University and now works at […]


Dentistry from the Heart Helps Over 100 Patients in Simcoe County

Dentistry from the Heart Helps Over 100 Patients in Simcoe County

More than one hundred people received free dental care as part of a charity programme in Bradford, Simcoe County last week. The team at Bradford Family Dentistry provided more than $27,000 worth of dental care free of charge on Friday 27th May as part of the Dentistry from the Heart initiative. The scheme involves dentists […]


Dental Nurse Signs Up for Dungannon Strictly Come Dancing Competition for Marie Curie

Dental Nurse Signs Up for Dungannon Strictly Come Dancing Competition for Marie Curie

A dental nurse from Dungannon has signed up to take part in a local Strictly Come Dancing competition in aid of Marie Curie, a charity that cares for people with terminal illnesses. Lorna Ritchie from Thomas Street Clinic will participate in the event, which is being organised by Southern Health and Social Care Trust. The […]


Celebrities Take to the Golf Course to Support Elleven Dental’s Charity Day

Celebrities Take to the Golf Course to Support Elleven Dental’s Charity Day

A host of celebrities tuned out to support a charity golf day organised by Elleven Dental. Lewis Moody MBE and cricketer Ed Giddins were among those who pitted their wits against the greens and bunkers in aid of the charity Smile Train. The golf day took place on the 13th May at Buckinghamshire Golf Club. […]


Amesbury Dental Duo Returns from Moroccan Dental Mission

Amesbury Dental Duo Returns from Moroccan Dental Mission

A dental duo from Amesbury has returned from a charity mission in Morocco. Dentist Mark Inman was joined by his colleague, dental nurse Rachel Forrester, on the trip, which was organised by Dentaid. The duo, who can usually be found at Ivydene Dental Practice, was part of a team of eleven volunteer dental professionals. During […]


Trainee Dental Nurse Swaps Gloucestershire for Morocco to Embark on Charity Mission

Trainee Dental Nurse Swaps Gloucestershire for Morocco to Embark on Charity Mission

A trainee dental nurse has swapped the comfort of a Gloucestershire dental surgery for the mountain villages of Morocco in a bid to help those in need. 17 year old Megan Timbrell will visit the village of Khizana in the Rif Mountains to provide people who have never seen a dentist before with basic treatment. […]


Hucknall Dental Therapist Returns Home to Offer Hundreds of Zimbabweans Free Dental Care

Hucknall Dental Therapist Returns Home to Offer Hundreds of Zimbabweans Free Dental Care

A dental therapist from Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, travelled thousands of miles to help people in need in her native country, Zimbabwe. Monica Zendera, who grew up in Zimbabwe and moved to the UK in 2003, spent two weeks helping out at schools, hospitals and orphanages in April. Monica was part of a team of volunteers who […]


Stroud Dental Charity Celebrates Award Success

Stroud Dental Charity Celebrates Award Success

Representatives from a charity based in Stroud, Gloucestershire, are celebrating after scooping a national award. BrushUpUK has been named Oral Health Promoter of the Year at the 2016 Dentistry Awards. The charity offers free educational oral health programmes that encourage people who are unable to access dental health education to adopt positive oral health habits. […]


Dentist’s Death Inspires Brave Nine-Year Old Worcestershire Girl to Have Her Hair Cut Off for Charity

Dentist’s Death Inspires Brave Nine-Year Old Worcestershire Girl to Have Her Hair Cut Off for Charity

Nine-year old Daisy Westgate is preparing to have her hair cut off in memory of a family friend, popular local dentist David Howcroft. Daisy’s mum, Tonina, had been a friend of David’s and when she read about his death from a brain tumour, she wanted to do something to help others suffering from cancer. Daisy decided […]


Durham Dentists Bake Their Way to Success in Charity Competition

Durham Dentists Bake Their Way to Success in Charity Competition

Usually, dentists tell you to avoid sweet treats, but the team from Durham City Smiles has been encouraging patients and local people to buy cakes in support of a local hospice. Durham City Smiles was one of a number of local businesses participating in St Cuthbert’s Hospice Corporate Accumulator Challenge. The aim of the competition was […]