Please help Dentaid provide dental care for refugees in Greece

This is Samos refugee camp.  Around 1000 people live here after fleeing war, persecution, poverty and violence. No dental treatment has been available and people are suffering terrible toothache.  Many refugees are on liquid diets and can’t eat because their dental pain is so severe.  International dental charity Dentaid is determined to help. Over the coming months Dentaid isContinue reading “Please help Dentaid provide dental care for refugees in Greece”

Dentaid seeks volunteers for refugee camps in northern Greece

International dental charity Dentaid is seeking volunteers to provide emergency dentistry at two refugee camps in northern Greece. The charity has been approached by the Red Cross which says there is a desperate need for dentistry at its camps in Cherso and Nea Kavala which are each home to 4,000 people. Although there is someContinue reading “Dentaid seeks volunteers for refugee camps in northern Greece”

Dentaid launches first Pay What You Can dentistry scheme

International dentistry charity Dentaid has teamed up with The Real Junk Food Project Dewsbury to launch a new scheme that will help vulnerable people who find it difficult to access NHS dentistry. The Real Junk Tooth Project will provide emergency, pain relieving dentistry.  A pilot project is being launched in Dewsbury on Thursday, December 3Continue reading “Dentaid launches first Pay What You Can dentistry scheme”

Dentaid helps (and seeks help) in Calais refugee camps

A team of volunteers is heading to the refugee camps in Calais tomorrow to provide emergency dentistry for people who have fled war and persecution.  Dentaid has provided a DentaidBox, equipment and advice to Kiran Ismail, a Manchester pharmacist who is leading a team of dentists and healthcare professionals in Calais. The team is settingContinue reading “Dentaid helps (and seeks help) in Calais refugee camps”