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About Dentaid & Bridge2Aid

Individually they do an amazing job but by working together Dentaid and Bridge2Aid recognise they have the power to help even more people out of pain and bring change that will transform oral health around the world. 

Dentaid

Dentaid was founded in 1996 when a British dentist supplied a reconditioned dental surgery to a prison in Ukraine.
Over the last 21 years the charity has supplied almost 300 portable dental chairs and full surgeries to dentists around the world. Dentaid also funds outreach clinics and runs oral health education and toothbrushing programmes, supported by a busy volunteering programme.
In the last two years Dentaid has worked in the refugee camps in Greece and purchased a mobile dental unit for homeless and vulnerable people in the UK who find it hard to access dental care.Dentaid was founded in 1996 when a British dentist supplied a reconditioned dental surgery to a prison in Ukraine.

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Bridge2Aid

Bridge2Aid is a UK registered charity with an aim to provide emergency dental training and oral health education to rural health officers in East Africa. Since 2004, Bridge2Aid has had a big impact – delivered 86 training programmes in Tanzania and Rwanda and successfully trained 479 government health workers, providing access to emergency dental treatment for close to 5 million people. Our vision is a world free of dental pain and our work provides long-term lasting solutions by passing skills into local hands. 

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