Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

BDTA Showcase To Donate £10,000 To Charity

BDTA Showcase To Donate £10,000 To Charity

The UK’s largest dental exhibition, the British Dental Trade Association Showcase, will donate a sum of up to £10,000 to charity, it has been confirmed. Organisers will be using a new E-ticket system to donate up to £10,000 to three different charities. Delegates will vote for their favourite charity when registering for the event online […]


Stonehaven Dentist Helps To Bring Smiles To Cancer Patients

Stonehaven Dentist Helps To Bring Smiles To Cancer Patients

A dentist from Stonehaven has helped to bring smiles to cancer patients by donating a therapy bed. Kenny Jones, owner of the Arduthie Dental Practice in Stonehaven, donated the therapy bed to help patients with cancer. In his day to day practice, Dr Jones comes across many people with cancer and he wanted to do […]


Bodmin Dental Student Returns From Charity Mission

Bodmin Dental Student Returns From Charity Mission

Kate Rowe, a dental student from Bodmin, has been talking about her experiences treating some of the world’s poorest people in India. Kate, who is a final year student at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry in Plymouth, spent three weeks in India, providing basic dental care for villagers living in the foothills of […]


Henry Schein Supports Cardiff Dental School Charity Mission

Henry Schein Supports Cardiff Dental School Charity Mission

Henry Schein has supported students at Cardiff University Dental School, providing them with oral healthcare packs to take to Ghana as part of a global outreach programme. The dental firm provided students with fifty oral healthcare packs, which include an assortment of supplies, to give out to some of the world’s poorest people during a […]


Wotton Couple Raises Thousands For Dental Charity After Completing Kilimanjaro Climb

Wotton Couple Raises Thousands For Dental Charity After Completing Kilimanjaro Climb

A dentist and his wife have raised thousands of pounds for charity after reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro; Phil Loughnane and his wife, Shaenna, climbed Africa’s tallest mountain to raise money for Bridge2Aid. Mr Loughnane, the owner of Chipping Manor Dental Practice in Wotton-under-Edge, took up the gruelling challenge with his wife to raise […]


Chiswick Dentist Planning Return Trip To Sierra Leone

Chiswick Dentist Planning Return Trip To Sierra Leone

A dentist from Chiswick is planning a return trip to Sierra Leone to provide much-needed dental care for some of the world’s poorest people. Raffaella Gabassi is preparing to jet off on the 27th September and is appealing for donations, including any unwanted toys and games, clothing and toothbrushes. The dentist, who is based at […]


Thousands Queue for Dental Treatment as the Mercy Ship Reaches Guinea

Thousands Queue for Dental Treatment as the Mercy Ship Reaches Guinea

Thousands of people queued for dental treatment in Guinea as the Mercy Ship pulled into shore. The Africa Mercy, an enormous hospital ship run by the charity Mercy Ships, will be stationed in Guinea for the next ten months. Despite the rain, hundreds of people turned out to see the ship dock and the crowd […]


Dumbarton Dental Worker Returns from Amazing Charity Mission

Dumbarton Dental Worker Returns from Amazing Charity Mission

A dental worker from Dumbarton has returned from a life-changing charity mission in Africa. Elaine Warner travelled to Tanzania in June to support work carried out by dental charity, Bridge2Aid. She was one of sixteen volunteer dentists, hygienists and dental therapists. The aim of the trip was to provide basic dental care to those living […]


Dental Duo Completes Hadrian’s Wall Trek For Charity

Dental Duo Completes Hadrian’s Wall Trek For Charity

A dental duo from Oakham has completed a charity trek to raise money for Help the Heroes. Lesley Goodrick practice manager at West Road Dental Practice and Barbara Jones, a dental hygienist at the practice, completed the trek across Hadrian’s Wall to raise money for the charity, which supports servicemen and women who have been […]


Exning dental practice raises money for East Anglian Air Ambulance

Exning dental practice raises money for East Anglian Air Ambulance

Members of staff and patients at an Exning dental practice have raised hundreds of pounds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Staff from Olive Dental Care raised money during the National Smile Month campaign and recently presented the air ambulance with a cheque for £600. Dr Buju Philip, practice manager, said that it was brilliant […]