The dental charity in the UK and overseas

Dentaid supports dental projects around the world by providing donated equipment and sharing expertise

Oral health education is a key part of our work and we deliver programmes at schools in Africa, Eastern Europe, Nepal and Cambodia
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! It includes a fully adjustable dental chair, a pressure cooker for sterilising instruments, a range of instruments and oral health education resources. The …


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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. This could include sending out packages of hand tools to a dentist who needs new equipment, providing additional facilities for a dental surgery or delivering an autoclave for volunteers …

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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. In 2016 we sent full dental surgeries to Kenya, Pakistan and Uganda. We have also recently sent equipment to Burkina Faso, Vanuatu, The Solomon Islands, …

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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. Infants presenting with diarrhoea and/or fevers are subjected to the removal of unerupted baby teeth as the swelling of the …

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