Archive for the ‘Free Dental Care’ Category

Hundreds queue for hours for Cedar Rapids Mission of Mercy dental clinic

Hundreds queue for hours for Cedar Rapids Mission of Mercy dental clinic

Hundreds of people waited patiently in line for the latest Mission of Mercy dental clinic, which took place in Cedar Rapids over the course of the weekend (29/30th September). Patients who were eager to take advantage of the availability of free dental services started to appear late on Thursday evening in order to secure a […]


New Analysis Suggests Almost Half of NHS Dental Practices Not Accepting New Adult Patients

New Analysis Suggests Almost Half of NHS Dental Practices Not Accepting New Adult Patients

In what has been called an “emerging crisis”, the BBC has reported that 48% of 2500 dental practices on NHS Choices are not accepting new NHS adult patients, whilst 40% are not accepting new NHS child patients. NHS England have said that 95% of people seeking an appointment could get one, however the BDA condemned […]


Dentaid to offer free dental treatment in Huddersfield

Dentaid to offer free dental treatment in Huddersfield

One of the UK’s leading dental charities, Dentaid, will be providing free dental treatment in Huddersfield and the surrounding area over the course of the next two weeks. The charity is responding to a shortage of dentists in the area, which is making it difficult for patients to gain access to NHS dental services. MP […]


Beverley MP calls for improved access to NHS dental care

Beverley MP calls for improved access to NHS dental care

The MP for Beverley and Holderness has called for improved access to NHS dental care amid concerns that a growing number of residents are having to leave town to see a dentist. Graham Stuart has urged NHS England to take action to enable more people to see a local NHS dentist after it was revealed […]


Mission of Mercy confirms July dates for free dental event in Pittsburgh

Mission of Mercy confirms July dates for free dental event in Pittsburgh

The Mission of Mercy has confirmed July dates for a free dental event in Pittsburgh. The charity, which offers free dental treatment for those who can’t afford to see a dentist, has revealed that a free 2-day clinic will be held at the A.J Palumbo Center on the 28th and 29th July. Over the course […]


Northumberland residents anxious as future of NHS dental practice remains uncertain

Northumberland residents anxious as future of NHS dental practice remains uncertain

Residents in Northumberland are feeling uneasy after it was revealed that an NHS dental practice in the region could close. Patients who are currently registered with Coquetdale Dental Practice are facing an uncertain future after it was confirmed that discussions were underway to determine whether or not the practice will close. The clinic, which is […]


Bristol dental students offer free treatment for those without a dentist

Bristol dental students offer free treatment for those without a dentist

Students from the School of Oral and Dental Sciences at the University of Bristol are offering free dental treatment for members of the public who are not currently registered with a dentist. Students, who undertake treatment under the supervision of qualified dentists, are offering services including crowns, bridges, fillings and scale and polish treatments free […]


Hundreds queue for free dental care in Maryland as concerns grow for access to affordable treatment

Hundreds queue for free dental care in Maryland as concerns grow for access to affordable treatment

Hundreds of people waited patiently in line for hours to attend a free dental clinic in Salisbury, Maryland on Friday (12th May). Before sunrise, long lines of people had gathered outside Wicomico Civic Center in the hope of securing an appointment at a free dental event hosted by the Mission of Mercy. Over the course […]


Bedford dental practice to host free event as part of National Smile Month

Bedford dental practice to host free event as part of National Smile Month

The owner of a dental practice in Bedford has announced details of a free event, which will be held to celebrate National Smile Month. Dr Minesh Patel, from Chrysalis Dental Practice, has invited local people to attend a free dental event on the 10th June as part of an effort to support National Smile Month. […]


Free dental clinics draws the crowds in Mount Airy

Free dental clinics draws the crowds in Mount Airy

A free dental clinic drew huge crowds in Mount Airy this weekend (Saturday 1st April). Hundreds of people turned out to take advantage of free dental treatment, which was provided as part of the Dentistry from the Heart scheme. Crowds gathered at the clinic owned by Dr John L Gravitte in the early hours of […]