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  • Making some noise

    Checking patients’ mouths for signs of cancer is nothing new and, with the subject being a recommended CPD topic, arguably…

    24 November, 2017 / charity

  • Cancer fight gains TRACTion

    A newly established Scottish charity is offering support for patients suffering from cancer of the aerodigestive tract (head and neck,…

    23 June, 2017 / charity

  • Runners donate to Kenyan Dental project

    £3,000 for Dental project to help Kenyan children

    5 December, 2016 / charity

  • Hearts and smiles

    When Nigel and Vicky Milne first visited Malawi in September 2012, two things struck the dentist couple from Dunoon almost…

    2 August, 2016 / charity

  • Students go through the looking glass

    Staff and students at Glasgow Dental School got in the panto spirit before Christmas to raise nearly £3,000 for charity…

    31 January, 2016 / charity

  • Antibiotic guardians

    European Antibiotic Awareness Day may have been and gone, but antibiotic resistance is something dentists need to bear in mind

    5 January, 2015 / charity

  • Joanne’s African adventure

    A dental therapist/hygienist played her part in improving global oral health by holding clinics in a Ugandan prison, a church and even a refugee camp.

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  • Celebrating success

    Mouth cancer campaign wins health board award

    24 November, 2014 / charity

  • A gold medal performance

    A staff of 30 dental professionals from across the UK came together to provide a gold-medal service for the athletes and officials at this summer’s Commonwealth Games

    8 September, 2014 / charity

  • A life-changing experience

    Hygienist/therapist Kirsty Sharp is part of a trio of Forth Valley dental professionals who embarked on an African adventure to take their vital skills and expertise to those suffering from serious oral conditions

    8 November, 2013 / charity


  • Changing lives by making smiles

    Professor Peter Mossey, professor of craniofacial development and associate dean for research at Dundee Dental School, describes how a trilateral partnership aims to help change lives in India

    20 September, 2013 / charity

  • Glasgow 2014 needs you

    Deputy CDO Tom Ferris and Olympic dentist Mike Blackie tell Scottish Dental magazine why volunteering at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow is an opportunity not to be missed

    17 January, 2013 / charity

  • Rising to the challenge

    When Alasdair Reid’s 24-year-old daughter was diagnosed with cancer, he knew he had to hit new heights in order to raise money for research into the disease, writes Bruce Oxley

    22 December, 2011 / charity

  • A financial lifeline

    While dentistry is usually seen as a lucrative profession, there will always be practitioners who fall on hard times. Alan McCrorie meets Philip Sutcliffe, a trustee of the BDA’s Benevolent Fund

    22 August, 2011 / charity

  • Putting a smile on the street

    Scottish dentists Eoin MacGillivray and Andy MacKinnon have set up a surgery for treating the street kids of Arad in Romania. Chris Fitzgerald met up with the duo to find out why

    2 May, 2011 / charity

  • Everyone’s a Winner

    A project that brings together two universities, ten health boards and a major NHS funding body could be a headache in the making. But, as Bruce Oxley discovers, positive collaboration is a powerful thing

    6 December, 2010 / charity

  • Play School

    A project using toys, as well as other resources, is helping improve the dental health of children, writes Catherine Nelson

    1 December, 2010 / charity

  • The waiting room

    Ian Wilson's remarkable training clinic and charity in Africa is bringing much-needed dental care to some of the continent's poorest people, writes Richard Goslan

    30 August, 2010 / charity