Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Sweet Tooth for a Good Cause: A Dental Practice in Grantham Bakes Cakes for Charity

Sweet Tooth for a Good Cause: A Dental Practice in Grantham Bakes Cakes for Charity

As part of a charity Friday morning, patients at The Maltings Dental Practice in Grantham got to tuck in to coffee and an array of homemade cakes in order to raise money for a foodbank in Grantham. The initiative was set up by Julie McKie, one of The Maltings’ dental nurses and a volunteer at […]


Dentaid volunteers make a difference in the Philippines

Dentaid volunteers make a difference in the Philippines

Volunteers from a Wiltshire-based dental charity are making a positive difference in the Philippines. Dentaid, one of the UK’s leading dental charities, runs volunteer projects all over the world and a group of volunteers are nearing the end of a spell in the Philippines. A team has been working tirelessly to provide local communities with […]


Norwich dentist swaps the surgery for the summit to raise money for charity

Norwich dentist swaps the surgery for the summit to raise money for charity

A dentist from Norwich has swapped the surgery for the summits of some of Wales’ highest mountains to raise money for a good cause. Dr Gautam Sharma covered 17 miles on foot and successfully negotiated the famous Welsh 3 Peaks Challenge for Nelson’s Journey, a charity that helps children who have lost their parents. Dr […]


Builth Wells dentist tackles charity road trip to Siberia

Builth Wells dentist tackles charity road trip to Siberia

A dentist from Builth Wells is taking part in road trip with a difference, as he plans to drive from the UK to Siberia for a good cause. Rather than recreating a glamorous Thelma and Louise style Hollywood voyage, Chris Shorrock will be navigating the roads in his grandmother’s old-school Renault Clio. Chris is taking […]


Keswick dentists get on their bikes for charity

Keswick dentists get on their bikes for charity

A pair of dentists from Keswick joined dental professionals from all over the country to take part in a charity bike ride to raise money for Make a Wish UK. Simon and Lindsey Welch, from Fitz Park Dental Practice, cycled 287 miles in just 3 days to raise money for the charity, which arranges trips, […]


Dentist turned author donates proceeds to Bridge2Aid

Dentist turned author donates proceeds to Bridge2Aid

A dentist turned author has donated the proceeds of his novel, The Smiling Dentist, to charity. Dentist Alif Moosajee wrote the book, which is described as a “jargon-free guide”, to help patients understand more about the treatments available to them. Moosajee’s book has now sold more than 700 copies on Amazon, and the talented dentist […]


Lochee dentists return from ‘humbling’ trip to Greek refugee camps

Lochee dentists return from ‘humbling’ trip to Greek refugee camps

A pair of dentists from Lochee has returned from a charity trip to help refugees living in camps in Thessaloniki in the north of Greece. Dental duo, Gayle Fagan and Elaine Kenneth, flew out to Greece in June as part of a project run by Dental Mavericks. The pair raised more than £500 for the […]


Dental nurses complete charity walk to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

Dental nurses complete charity walk to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

A group of dental nurses from Beaufort Dental Practice in Stapenhill has tackled a 15-mile charity walk to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The team of nurses was joined by friends and family for the walk, which stretched from Uttoxeter to Burton. The walk was organised in memory of one of the nurse’s fathers, […]


Ferndown dentist comes to the rescue of patient who lost all her teeth due to rare condition

Ferndown dentist comes to the rescue of patient who lost all her teeth due to rare condition

A kind-hearted dentist from Ferndown has come to the rescue of a local woman after she had to have all of her natural teeth removed due to a rare genetic condition. Jess Chisholm, 24, was born with oligodontia, and had to have all her natural teeth extracted as a result of the condition in December […]


Kingsclere dental team scales the heights in aid of cancer charity

Kingsclere dental team scales the heights in aid of cancer charity

A dental team from Kingsclere, Hampshire, has successfully scaled the heights of Mount Snowdon to raise money for a cancer charity. Members of staff from Imogen Dental took on the charity challenge at the end of May in a bid to raise funds for the Ark Cancer Centre Charity. The team, which was led by […]