Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Chinese Volunteers To Provide Free Dental Care In Fiji

Chinese Volunteers To Provide Free Dental Care In Fiji

A group of Chinese volunteers is making a difference in Fiji; members of a medical delegation from the Guangdong Province are helping out at a hospital in Suva this week before heading home to China. The assistant health minister, Veena Bhatnagar, officially launched the Free Dental Treatment Project at Suva’s CWM Hospital, on Thursday morning […]


Dorchester Dental Practice To Offer Free Oral Cancer Screening In November

Dorchester Dental Practice To Offer Free Oral Cancer Screening In November

A Dorchester dental practice is endorsing and supporting the arrival of Mouth Cancer Awareness Month by offering free oral cancer screenings next month. Poundbury Dental Practice will be hosting free screening sessions throughout November to raise awareness of oral cancer and encourage local people to get checked out. Screening is open to all and is […]


Hundreds Of Volunteers Bring Smiles To San Antonians At Mission Of Mercy Event

Hundreds Of Volunteers Bring Smiles To San Antonians At Mission Of Mercy Event

Almost 1,000 volunteers gave up their time to bring smiles to people in need last weekend as the Mission of Mercy visited San Antonio. Nine hundred and thirty eight people gave up their weekend to volunteer at the free charity event, which provided hundreds with dental treatment. The Mission of Mercy event, which was organised […]


Bond Girl Fiona Fullerton Joins Dentists And Patients At Mouth Cancer Awareness Walk

Bond Girl Fiona Fullerton Joins Dentists And Patients At Mouth Cancer Awareness Walk

Bond girl Fiona Fullerton joined crowds of dentists, nurses, public health figures and mouth cancer survivors to take part in an oral cancer awareness walk, which took place at Cheltenham Racecourse this weekend. The actress, who also appeared on BBC1’s hit Saturday night show, Strictly Come Dancing, joined a crowd of more than 200 people […]


Luton Schoolchildren All Smiles After Visit From Dental Charity

Luton Schoolchildren All Smiles After Visit From Dental Charity

Schoolchildren in Luton are all smiles after a visit from representatives from the charity, the Dental Wellness Trust. More than 140 children from Pirton Hill Primary School took part in educational, informative and fun sessions organised by the charity; the children were divided into smaller groups and they took part in games and activities, which […]


Redditch Dentists Take On Kilimanjaro Challenge For Charity

Redditch Dentists Take On Kilimanjaro Challenge For Charity

A husband and wife dental team from Redditch has successfully scaled the heights of Kilimanjaro to raise money for charity. Dinesh and Sarbjjit Phakkey, from [email protected], were joined by their two children, Asha and Rajan, for the charity challenge. The family has raised more than £6,000 for Educaid Africa which helps to provide children in […]


Dental Team Set to Abseil 100ft for Charity

Dental Team Set to Abseil 100ft for Charity

A brave dental team from Benson are preparing for a 100ft abseil from a hospital structure for Fund For Children. Staff from Imogen Dental are to abseil from John Radcliffe Hospital’s women’s centre in Oxford this Sunday. 13 people will be taking part in the charity event to raise money for Fund For Children. Dr Neel Tank, director and […]


Glasgow Dentist to Run 10K Marathon for Charity

Glasgow Dentist to Run 10K Marathon for Charity

DPAS practice consultant Louise Bone, Glasgow, is set to run 10K this October in a local marathon to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Screening Accreditation Scheme. The Mouth Cancer Screening Accreditation Scheme was created by the Mouth Cancer Foundation, and aims to accredit dental practices that screen for oral cancer routinely, using the “2 Minutes […]


Lancashire Dental Team Raises Over £1,000 for Local Hospice

Lancashire Dental Team Raises Over £1,000 for Local Hospice

A dental team from Nelson, Lancashire, has raised more than £1,000 by completing the Lancashire Pennine 10K run. Dentists, nurses, hygienists and reception staff from Dentistry for All on Scotland Road successfully completed the 10 kilometre run and managed to raise a total of £1,288 for Pendleside Hospice. This was the third year the race […]


Retiring Budleigh Dentist Hosts Charity Bake-Off Competition

Retiring Budleigh Dentist Hosts Charity Bake-Off Competition

A dentist from Budleigh who is set to retire has helped to raise over a hundred pounds for a local charity by hosting a bake-off competition. Paul Maslen, who is retiring after 30 years in practice, invited colleagues, patients and friends to take part in the Big Devon Bake-Off to raise money for Hospiscare, a […]