Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Ilfracombe Dental Practice Launches Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Ilfracombe Dental Practice Launches Christmas Shoebox Appeal

A dental team in Ilfracombe is urging local people to think of others this Christmas by putting together a shoebox for those less fortunate. The festive appeal is designed to help those who are feeling lonely, as well as those suffering from illness this Christmas time. The team from Torrs Park Dental Practice will be […]


Pinner Dentists Pound the Pavements for Mouth Cancer Charity

Pinner Dentists Pound the Pavements for Mouth Cancer Charity

A dental team from Pinner has successfully completed a 10k walk to raise money for charity. The team from Apple Dental Studios took part in the annual Mouth Cancer Foundation walk in Hyde Park earlier this year, raising almost £300. As Mouth Cancer Action Month launches across the UK, the practice is again looking to […]


Junior Dentists Swap South Wales for Himalayas on Charity Trip

Junior Dentists Swap South Wales for Himalayas on Charity Trip

A pair of junior dentists has swapped South Wales for the Himalayas as part of a charity programme to help people living in remote communities. Sarah Pick and Aoife Swain spent 10 years in the North of India as part of a programme designed to reach out to people living in rural communities that are not usually […]


Cardiff Dentist Arrives in Calais to Aid Refugees

Cardiff Dentist Arrives in Calais to Aid Refugees

A dentist from Cardiff has arrived in Calais to provide dental care for refugees. Raid Ali felt compelled to make the journey after seeing stories in the newspapers and on TV broadcasts. Mr Ali has been collecting donations for supplies and equipment for the last few weeks and he has now made the journey to […]


Whiteabbey Dental Team Joins Rest of the Town in Breast Cancer Awareness Drive

Whiteabbey Dental Team Joins Rest of the Town in Breast Cancer Awareness Drive

A dental team from Whiteabbey has joined forces with other local businesses and charities to raise awareness of breast cancer this month. The town has been painted pink and a host of events are taking place to raise money for cancer charities and make people more breast cancer aware. The team from Abbey Dental Care […]


Saddleworth Dental Practice Encourages Eating Cake for a Good Cause

Saddleworth Dental Practice Encourages Eating Cake for a Good Cause

Normally, the team at Apollonia House Dental and Health Care is renowned for telling patients to steer clear of cakes and biscuits to keep their teeth healthy, but last week the dentists and nurses ditched their healthy eating habits and encouraged visitors to eat as much cake as possible for a good cause. The practice […]


Dental Practice Manager Completes Charity Skydive in Memory of Fiancé

Dental Practice Manager Completes Charity Skydive in Memory of Fiancé

A dental practice manager has completed a charity skydive in memory of her fiancé on the day that should have been their wedding day. Emily Gormley, 27, showed incredible bravery to leap from 10,000 feet in memory of her fiancé Matt, who sadly died in a car crash in February this year. The couple had […]


Hawick Dental Volunteers Return from Charity Trip to Tanzania

Hawick Dental Volunteers Return from Charity Trip to Tanzania

A team of dental volunteers from Hawick has returned from a charity trip to Tanzania. The trio of workers from the North Bridge practice travelled to remote communities in the African country as part of a project organised by Bridge2Aid. The team was made up of dentist Ian McInnes, his wife Gillian, who is a dental […]


Charity Claims Smoking Ban in Cars is Significant Step for Children’s Health

Charity Claims Smoking Ban in Cars is Significant Step for Children’s Health

On Thursday, October 1st 2015, smoking in vehicles with passengers under the age of 18 became illegal. According to Britain’s leading dental charity, this move will have a significant effect on children’s oral health. In the past, The British Dental Health Foundation has highlighted the risk associated with passive smoking for children’s oral health development. […]


Wirral Dentist Tests Her Mettle in Gruelling Spartan World Championships

Wirral Dentist Tests Her Mettle in Gruelling Spartan World Championships

Rachel Gibson, a dentist from the Wirral, is preparing to push her mental and physical strength to the limits next week, as she prepares for the Spartan World Championships. Rachel, a partner at The Parks Dental Practice, will fly out to the USA next week after successfully qualifying for the international event. She is only […]