Volunteers week

Dentaid The Dental Charity is sending a special thank you to all its amazing volunteers during National Volunteers Week which runs from June 3rd – 9th 2024. Every year hundreds of dentists, dental nurses, industry professionals, engineers, oral health educators and assistants volunteer tens of thousands of hours of their time to provide dental care and oral…

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Graham volunteer dentist

I have been a dentist for over 40 years having qualified from Guy’s in December ’80. After associate jobs I ran a practice in Horsham for 30+ years.  When I sold the practice and had more spare time I looked to do some volunteering so I phoned Dentaid to see if they had any trips…

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Lucia volunteer dental nurse

I first volunteered with Dentaid to help me reignite a slightly flagging enthusiasm for a career that I had dedicated 15 years of my life to, it turns out – it was just what the dentist ordered!  It started with nursing shifts in the travelling clinics.  The more I got involved, the more I began…

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Agi Volunteer Dentist

I volunteered when a good dentist I know working in a private referral centre posted on social media calling out for volunteers to help patients in need. Since then, Dentaid has attended our LDC, and since then dentists and dental nurses have got involved.   Dentaid is needed at the moment to fill the gap…

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May attempts 100km solo rowing challenge

A final year dental student is powering ahead with her plan to row 100km to raise funds for Dentaid The Dental Charity. May Firoozmand will attempt the incredible feat of endurance on a Concept 2 rowing machine – aiming to complete the challenge in less than 10 hours. A solo row covering this distance is…

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National award winners

Dentaid has won a prestigious national award in recognition of its work providing outreach dental care for head and neck cancer patients. Dentaid was named winner of the Best Healthcare Support by a UK Charity Award at the Our Health Heroes Awards delivered by Skills for Health. Volunteer dental professionals provide treatment for head and neck…

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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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