1st October 2013 Update on Tooth Brushing Programme in Cape Town:
For the last 6 months, 600 school children have been taking part in the Dental Wellness Trust supervised tooth brushing programme in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. The programme is aimed at children between the ages of 4-6 years old and teaches them how to brush and look after their teeth. There is a strong need for education about oral health in Khayelitsha where access to proper dental treatment is limited.
12th July 2013 Bringing Smiles to the Elderly:
Oral health often has low priority in elderly care. Oral health care for the elderly is of particular importance because it can affect overall health to a greater extent than in younger people.
1st July 2013 Finalist in the Wizo Commitment Awards 2013:
We are excited to announce that Dental Wellness Trust Founder, Dr Linda Greenwall is a Finalist in the WIZO Commitment Awards. The awards recognize outstanding commitment and passion for charitable causes. A significant number of high caliber individuals were nominated for the Award. Dr Linda Greenwall was nominated for the Charity Entrepreneur category, which recognizes a philanthropic individual who is committed to using their inventiveness and vision for the development of others.