Dentaid Overseas

Dentaid overseas

Dentaid is a busy and exciting charity that has worked in more than 70 countries over the last 21 years. We are committed to supporting the work of in-country dentists and healthcare professionals by providing equipment, funding outreach programmes and supplying teams of volunteers.
We are passionate about empowering dental professionals and making a difference to people’s lives. Around the world there are 3.9 billion people with painful dental decay which can affect their general health and wellbeing. Many don’t have access to safe, sustainable dental care and Dentaid works tirelessly to change this. Our volunteering teams provide free, pain relieving dental care for thousands of people every year and Dentaid also provides training, peer support and resources for our dental partners. Equally important are our oral health education projects which include talks for schoolchildren, toothbrushing programmes and illustrations showing the effect of excessive sugar consumption.

The DentaidBox

237 How many boxes we have sent Dentaid sends portable dental surgeries in a DentaidBox. This is an entire dental surgery that fits into a wheelie bin!

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Equipment Donations

In addition to sending full surgeries and DentaidBoxes around the world, Dentaid also donates dental supplies and consumables to projects overseas.

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Project Assessment

Anyone requesting Dentaid’s support must first fill in a project assessment form We will assess your project and be in touch if we can support you.

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Seeking to end infant oral mutilation

Dentaid is committed to working to end IOM which is a traditional practice performed, usually by village healers but also by priests and midwives, as an accepted remedy for illness.

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