Posts Tagged ‘free dental treatment’

Peterborough dental practice provides free treatment for Chernobyl children

Peterborough dental practice provides free treatment for Chernobyl children

A dental team from Peterborough has put smiles on the faces of children from Chernobyl after hosting a free dental event. Bupa Dental, which is based in Broadway, partnered up with Friends of Chernobyl Children 13 years ago, and the practice has been hosting children since. The team provides free dental treatment and takes the […]


Irish dentists criticise new oral health policy

Irish dentists criticise new oral health policy

Irish dentists have criticised the government’s new oral health policy, describing it as a ‘starting point’ rather than a viable long-term plan. The Irish Dental Association has taken time to review the policy, which was introduced by ministers in April, and the feedback will not come as welcome news for the government. Dentists have suggested […]


Ontario Government to announce free dental care for low income senior citizens

Ontario Government to announce free dental care for low income senior citizens

Ministers in Ontario are set to announce the introduction of a new dental initiative, which will enable senior citizens on low incomes to access free dental treatment. The programme, which will cost around $100 million per year, is aimed at over 65’s who have an individual annual income of less than $19,300 or a joint […]


Hundreds of thousands of patients fined for filling in dental forms incorrectly, investigation reveals

Hundreds of thousands of patients fined for filling in dental forms incorrectly, investigation reveals

Hundreds of thousands of dental patients have been fined as a result of filling in exemption forms incorrectly, a National Audit Office investigation has revealed. Research shows that there has been a ten-fold increase in the number of patients receiving £100 penalty fines, with many forced to pay out after making honest, genuine mistakes. Fines […]


Dental volunteers provide free treatment for kids in British Columbia

Dental volunteers provide free treatment for kids in British Columbia

A group of dental volunteers has helped to bring smiles to children from underprivileged backgrounds in Surrey, British Columbia. City Dream Centre has launched a new dental initiative, which is aimed at providing children who don’t have access to regular dental services with the care they need. A group of volunteer dentists will be involved […]


Alaska Mission Of Mercy Queue Into The Hundreds

Alaska Mission Of Mercy Queue Into The Hundreds

People started to gather in Anchorage in the early hours of Thursday morning, eagerly awaiting the opening of the Mission of Mercy free dental clinic. As the hours passed, more and more people arrived, many bearing blankets and folding chairs, and by midday there was a large crowd. The fact that there were large numbers […]


Dentists Flock To Help 20 Year Old Who Lost Her Teeth In A Cycling Accident

Dentists Flock To Help 20 Year Old Who Lost Her Teeth In A Cycling Accident

The story of a 20 year old woman who lost her front teeth following a cycling accident has touched the heart of the nation, with several dentists offering their services free of charge. Alex Kerr appeared in the national and local press after she was told that she would have to join a waiting list […]


Free Clinic To Provide $300,000 Worth Of Care In 2014

Free Clinic To Provide $300,000 Worth Of Care In 2014

A free dental clinic has been confirmed for October 2014 in Morehead; Remote Area Medical will be hosting a free dental event to provide hundreds of people with much-needed dental treatment. Morehead’s State Center for Regional Engagement confirmed that the Remote Area Medical event will be taking place in October next year, with a budget […]


Mission Of Mercy Clinic In Iowa This Weekend

Mission Of Mercy Clinic In Iowa This Weekend

Thousands of people seeking dental treatment are expected to descend on the Iowa State Fairgrounds this weekend, as the Mission of Mercy free clinic rolls into town. The event will kick off at 6am on Friday morning and treatment will be available until 5pm on Friday and between 6am and 5pm again on Saturday. The […]


West Babylon Dental Clinic To Host Free Dental Event

West Babylon Dental Clinic To Host Free Dental Event

A dental clinic in West Babylon,New York, will host a free dental event this weekend. Babylon Dental Care will be offering dental care free of charge to the first 200 patients on Sunday July 14th; appointments will be made available on a first come, first served basis and patients can choose to have one filling, […]