Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

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 […]


Salisbury Dental Nurse Returns from ‘Amazing’ Trip to Kenya

Salisbury Dental Nurse Returns from ‘Amazing’ Trip to Kenya

A dental nurse has shared her “amazing” experiences after returning from a charity mission in Kenya. The trip was organised by the charity SmileStar. Tilly Batchelor, 23, was part of a team of 10 volunteers who offered their time and skills to help people in need in remote Kenyan communities. During the two week trip, […]


Crowds Gather for First Pay What You Can Afford Dental Clinic in Dewsbury

Crowds Gather for First Pay What You Can Afford Dental Clinic in Dewsbury

Crowds of people gathered for the first in a series of charity dental clinics this week. The clinics, which work on a ‘pay what you can’ basis have been organised by the Real Junk Food Project in association with Dentaid and local dentists in the Kirklees area. The first clinic took place at Dewsbury Dental […]


Spalding Dental Duo to Provide Care for London’s Homeless This Christmas

Spalding Dental Duo to Provide Care for London’s Homeless This Christmas

A husband and wife team from Spalding are preparing to bring smiles to homeless people in London this Christmas after volunteering to take part in a project organised by Crisis. Alison and Christoff Du Plessis will volunteer between Christmas and New Year, providing emergency relief for people in pain and arranging further treatment when needed. […]


Canadian Dentists Return from Syrian Refugee Mission

Canadian Dentists Return from Syrian Refugee Mission

Two dentists from Dartmouth, Canada, have arrived back in the country after spending five days providing dental care for Syrian refugees. Asile and Asraa El-Darahali travelled to a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan as part of a project organised by the Syrian American Medical Society. The sisters worked long days and provided treatment for up […]


Final Year Dental Student Makes a Difference in Rural Queensland

Final Year Dental Student Makes a Difference in Rural Queensland

A final year dental student is bringing smiles to indigenous communities in south east Queensland. Final year student Michael Baker has encouraged fellow students to join him in hosting a series of free dental clinics in Cherbourg to provide people living in more remote communities with much needed dental care. Michael, from Griffith University on […]


Melton Mowbray Dentist Completes Triathlon Challenge, Raising Money for Town Defibrillator

Melton Mowbray Dentist Completes Triathlon Challenge, Raising Money for Town Defibrillator

A dentist from Melton Mowbray has completed a triathlon challenge to raise money to buy a defibrillator for the town market. Dr Robin Bryant from Oasis Dental Care decided to raise money for life-saving equipment at the market after a local farmer collapsed and people had to hurry to the practice to borrow their defibrillator. […]


Kirriemuir Dental Team Requests Last-Minute Donations for Toy Appeal

Kirriemuir Dental Team Requests Last-Minute Donations for Toy Appeal

A dental team from Kirriemuir has launched a last-minute push for donations to a Christmas toy appeal. Kirriemuir Dental Practice is collecting donations from local residents to help spread festive cheer this Christmas and help children who don’t expect a lot at Christmas to enjoy the festive season. The Angus Toy Appeal launched in 2004 […]


Dorset Dentist Describes “Horrific” Standards of Oral Health at Calais Migrant Camp

Dorset Dentist Describes “Horrific” Standards of Oral Health at Calais Migrant Camp

A dentist from Dorset has shared his experience of working in the Calais migrant camps, describing the situation as “horrific” and “miserable”. Jonathan Gollings from Wimborne is volunteering at the camps as part of a relief effort organised by Dentaid. During long days at the camps, nicknamed “the jungle”, Jonathan and his fellow volunteers see […]


Dunmurry Dentist Signs Up For Uganda Charity Trip

Dunmurry Dentist Signs Up For Uganda Charity Trip

A dentist is preparing to head to Uganda next year after signing up for a charity trip organised by Dentaid. Aisling Byers from Dunmurry Dental Practice will fly to Uganda next March with Dentaid. She will be part of a team of volunteers providing dental care in rural communities that have no access to routine dental treatment. Aisling will […]