Volunteer your time

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Volunteer your Time

You can volunteer your time to help Teeth Relief directly or to help other organisations.

There are three main areas in which you can volunteer your time
for Teeth Relief:

  • Producing, Collecting and Signposting Teaching Material
  • Delivering Training at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
  • Carrying out Valuable Support Tasks

Producing, Collecting and Signposting Teaching Material

If you have an idea about a document that could be created that might be useful then please let us know. Offers of help to produce educational resources are welcome. Should you have come across teaching materials that we might be able to get permission to put on our website then that would be helpful too. The location of teaching resources on the internet that we can signpost would also be useful.
If you’re interested in helping then please contact info@teethrelief.org.uk

Delivering Training at the
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

We deliver oral health awareness training for general nurses and doctors at LSHTM. We need dentists to volunteer to help with this training for which you will get CPD.

What do I receive?
We offer 3 hours verifiable (+ 2 hours non-verifiable) CPD training for dentists who volunteer. You will receive a certificate 3 hours verifiable CPD plus a thank you letter from the relevant course director at LSHTM

What is involved?
Before the session you undertake to read the Teeth Relief Training Manual and trainer notes. Then attend the 3 hour session and help to teach a group of students. Afterwards, complete a feedback and evaluation form.

Who is eligible?
UK registered dental care professionals

When?
Sessions usually run in early January, March and July

What does it cost?
Your time plus an optional donation to Teeth Relief

How can I apply?
Email info@teethrelief.org.uk with your details and we’ll get back to you with session dates.

Carrying out Valuable Support Tasks

To keep Teeth Relief going we have a range of support tasks that need doing – from work in connection with the website to fund raising. If you have skills that might help us in these kinds of areas then please contact info@teethrelief.org.uk

Other Organisations

There are organisations that provide oral healthcare in various low resource countries. We have listed some of them that use or have used Teeth Relief’s teaching material for training local staff in oral health
>> see List of Organisations

Training related Press Article:

The Dentist / January 2010
Volunteer dentist teaching nurses

Volunteer dentist teaching nurses at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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