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University of Birmingham dental students to visit India to provide care in poverty-stricken communities

University of Birmingham dental students to visit India to provide care in poverty-stricken communities

A team of dental students from the University of Birmingham is preparing to travel to India to provide dental treatment to adults and children living in poverty-stricken communities in the north of the country. A group of ten students, led by Drs Upen and Ketan Patel, will be visiting Rishikesh and the Himalayan region as […]


Brave dentist to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation

Brave dentist to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation

A brave dentist from Bracknell is preparing to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation. Bob To, from Blueberry Dental Surgery, will compete in the famous Marathon des Sables to support the cause. One of the most gruelling endurance battles in the world, the Marathon des […]


Salisbury dentists to take part in charity walk to raise funds for a new MRI scanner

Salisbury dentists to take part in charity walk to raise funds for a new MRI scanner

Staff at THE dentist, Salisbury, are taking part in a charity walk to raise money for a new MRI scanner as part of the Stars Appeal MRI Scanner Campaign. The team is preparing to take on the Walk for Wards challenge in support of their colleague, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in December […]


Peebles dental team prepares for 2020 Indonesia charity trip

Peebles dental team prepares for 2020 Indonesia charity trip

A dental team from Peebles is preparing to visit Indonesia to help children living in poverty. Members of staff from Ros Kerr Dental Surgery will visit the Indonesian island of Bali in 2020 to offer dental screening services and oral health education. To raise money for the project, which will take place in spring next […]


Mydentist surgeries raise £250,000 for Cancer Research UK

Mydentist surgeries raise £250,000 for Cancer Research UK

Mydentist’s network of surgeries has raised a quarter of a million pounds for Cancer Research UK. The chain, which is one of the largest in the UK, has been working on fundraising efforts since establishing a relationship with the charity in 2016. Since then, mydentist staff members all over the UK have been taking part in activities and […]


Clydebank dental patients raise hundreds for children’s charity

Clydebank dental patients raise hundreds for children’s charity

Dental patients in Clydebank have raised hundreds of pounds for a children’s charity. DB Dental Care has been running a campaign to raise money for Cash for Kids, and team members have been blown away by the generosity of patients. Cash for Kids supports children and young people with disabilities, as well as those who […]


Dundee churches team up with dental students to hand out supplies to struggling families

Dundee churches team up with dental students to hand out supplies to struggling families

Churches in Dundee have teamed up with dental students to launch an initiative to collect and distribute donations to help struggling local families. Congregations at Meadowside St Paul’s and St Andrew’s parish churches have been collecting supplies, including toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste, after reverends spoke about the difficulties faced by some local families who […]


Dental charity issues warning over bogus phone line scam

Dental charity issues warning over bogus phone line scam

The Oral Health Foundation has issued a warning to patients after discovering that scammers have been giving out a premium rate number for the charity’s dental helpline. The charity started investigating after a number of people who had called the helpline revealed that they had been charged more than expected. On closer inspection, representatives found […]


Brave dentist took up boxing for charity match to help his mum and daughter battle leukaemia

Brave dentist took up boxing for charity match to help his mum and daughter battle leukaemia

A brave dentist from Honley, Holmfirth, has taken part in a charity boxing match to raise funds to help his daughter and mother in their fight against leukaemia. Mark Tyzzer-Smith decided to take up boxing after learning that his mother had leukaemia in 2015. Just two years later, Mark’ daughter, Annabel, was also diagnosed with […]


Stamford dental nurse to join volunteer programme in Tanzania

Stamford dental nurse to join volunteer programme in Tanzania

A dental nurse from Stamford is set to join a charity volunteer programme in Tanzania. Natasha Bray, 33, has been selected by Bupa Dental Care in Stamford to participate in a volunteer scheme run by Bridge2Aid. The charity has been working in Tanzania for several years now, and their main aim is to train and […]