Boaz Jardel Rukiga outreach

Two days of dental outreach were carried out in Kandago and Mparo in Rukiga district on the 19th and 20th of March 2024. These were done to help the people in these areas who do not have affordable dental treatment services but also in commemoration of World Oral Health Day which is celebrated on March…

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Meet our Ultra runners!

Two ultra fundraisers are preparing to go the extra mile (and many more besides) in support of Dentaid The Dental Charity. Rafina O’ Brien and George Jennings have signed up for Ultra Challenge Series events to help people experiencing homelessness, poverty and abuse to access life-changing dental care. Rafina, a dental hygienist from Yeovil in…

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Neil Greenway Uganda

As you can well imagine, Uganda is different on so many levels that it is hard to know where to begin to relate. But however chaotic, makeshift and dusty it is – it works. The people’s smiles beam from ear to ear despite their hardships and challenges. We attended to nearly 1400 people over the…

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Sign up for our fundraising events

WHETHER you’re a budding racing driver, golfer, ultra runner or daredevil, Dentaid The Dental Charity has a fundraising event for you this year. With huge demand for its charitable dental clinics, the charity needs more support than ever before, and these events are a fun-filled way to raise funds that will help the most vulnerable…

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Hampshire and Isle of Wight

NHS Hampshire and Isle of Wight has partnered with Dentaid The Dental Charity to provide a new mobile dental service for people experiencing health inequalities who struggle to get dental care. The innovative project is a partnership to alleviate pressure on existing dental services and increase access to care for those facing difficult circumstances. Patients…

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Masie’s story

“I have had a lot of pain in my mouth, last month the pain was so bad I had to use some pliers to get this tooth out that was hanging by root. My teeth have been hurting me for a while now, after getting kicked out of a dental practice because I missed one…

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Kiean’s story

“I hate talking or smiling at people because of the way my teeth look. I feel I come across as cold because I don’t seem very welcoming. I’m very self-conscious of the way my teeth look and this has led me to being depressed. I haven’t been able to access a dentist in years. To…

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Alison’s story

I got diagnosed with cancer a few years ago and since then I lost all my confidence mainly because most of my teeth fell out due to the treatment I was having. What I miss most about my teeth is being able to smile and laugh without the feeling that people may be looking at…

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Mandy’s story

My teeth are so painful, I was lucky to see Dentaid the last time you were here and managed to get treatment. I have been homeless for over a year now on and off throughout my life. The dentist told me last time my teeth were so decayed she would need to remove most of…

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BrightBites scheme expanded

Dentaid The Dental Charity and Denplan have announced an extension of their partnership that will see more children receiving oral health education in school and nursery. At least one-in-nine children have missed school due to dental problems, with a total of more than 15 million school days missed in the past year, according to data…

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