Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Daring dental duo takes on zip line challenge to raise money for local hospice

Daring dental duo takes on zip line challenge to raise money for local hospice

A daring dental duo from Yorkshire has taken on a nerve-jangling zip line challenge known as ‘Zipping the Pepper Pot’ to raise money for a local hospice. Nicola Smith and Stacy Slinger, from Taylored Dental Care in Ilkley, took on the challenge of climbing up and zip-lining down the Pepper Pot to raise cash for […]


Dentaid hosts open day to celebrate relocation to new Totton headquarters

Dentaid hosts open day to celebrate relocation to new Totton headquarters

UK-based dental charity, Dentaid, has hosted an open day to celebration a recent relocation to brand new headquarters in Totton. The charity, which works to improve access to dental services in the UK and overseas, has recently moved to a refurbished warehouse on Commercial Road. The premises, which are larger and more modern and stylish, […]


Dental charity workers complete gruelling 10k Wolf Run to raise money for the homeless

Dental charity workers complete gruelling 10k Wolf Run to raise money for the homeless

A group of workers from the Oral Health Foundation has successfully completed a gruelling 10k Wolf Run to raise money for a homeless charity. The charity’s Smile Squad took on the muddy tracks and freezing cold plunge pools of the course, which was located in Lutterworth, to raise money for Crisis. So far, the group […]


Leading UK dental charity urges us to be more confident, as survey suggests a third of adults don’t like their smile

Leading UK dental charity urges us to be more confident, as survey suggests a third of adults don’t like their smile

The Oral Health Foundation is urging people to be more confident about their smiles, after a nationwide poll revealed that almost a third of adults aren’t happy with the look of their smile. The survey, which was published to coincide with the launch of National Smile Month in May, suggested that more than half of […]


Dental charity urges the government to fund supervised brushing schemes

Dental charity urges the government to fund supervised brushing schemes

A dental charity is urging the government to fund supervised brushing schemes in nurseries and schools in a bid to stem the rising tide of the dental decay crisis. The Dental Wellness Trust, a charity, which was established by London-based dentist, Dr Linda Greenwall, 8 years ago, is calling for ministers to provide funding for […]


TOWIE star Chloe Meadows lends support to charity event hosted by Woodford Green dentist

TOWIE star Chloe Meadows lends support to charity event hosted by Woodford Green dentist

Chloe Meadows, from ITV’s hit series The Only Way is Essex, is set to appear at a charity event hosted by a local dentist on Friday 3rd May. Chloe, who is currently appearing in the 24th series of the reality show, will be lending her support to the team at Woodford House Dental Practice by […]


Winchester dental nurse completes gruelling triathlon to raise funds for charity trip to Tanzania

Winchester dental nurse completes gruelling triathlon to raise funds for charity trip to Tanzania

A dental nurse from Winchester has completed a gruelling triathlon to raise money to fund a charity trip to Tanzania. Victoria Jones, from Bupa Dental, tackled the course, which comprised a 1-mile swim, an 11-mile cycle and a 7-mile run, dressed as a giant tube of toothpaste. The ambitious nurse will use the money she […]


American dentists prepare to treat thousands for free at Connecticut’s annual Mission of Mercy event

American dentists prepare to treat thousands for free at Connecticut’s annual Mission of Mercy event

American dental professionals are preparing to treat thousands of people this weekend (20th and 21st April), as Connecticut’s annual Mission of Mercy event comes to town. This year, the event will take place at Windham Middle School in Willimantic. The Mission of Mercy is a charitable organisation, which was established to bring dental care to […]


Bupa dentists who organised charity dance event waltz to success at the Irish Dentistry Awards

Bupa dentists who organised charity dance event waltz to success at the Irish Dentistry Awards

A group of Bupa dentists who organised a charity dance event to raise money for Make-a-Wish have waltzed to success at the Irish Dentistry Awards. The Bupa team was awarded the Best Charity Project at the prestigious ceremony after planning an event that saw 10 couples take to the dancefloor in front of more than […]


Dentaid provides free dental care for fishermen in Bridlington

Dentaid provides free dental care for fishermen in Bridlington

Dental charity, Dentaid, has joined forces with the Seafarers Hospital Society and the Fishermen’s Mission to provide free dental care for fishermen in Bridlington as part of a scheme known as the Seafit Programme. The initiative was set up to make it easier for fishermen, who often work long, antisocial hours, to see a dentist. […]