We so need dentists

We so need dentists

Imagine having toothache and not being able to see a dentist – for weeks. In Calais this is reality. If you’ve ever had an abscess just think about the pain.

So this weekend we were overjoyed to be joined by a fabulous team of volunteer dentists from Focus4Hope. Not only are they fully qualified professionals they brought a kitted out van and have treated hundreds of people this weekend, some who have been waiting for months.

The performed fillings and even extractions, treated infections investigated underlying issues. Seeing a man, who previously could barely talk, actually laugh and smile because his pain was gone was a real joy to behold.

This is what Imran Rangzeb from Town Hall Dental had to say about the experience.

About Care4Calais

Care4Calais was founded by a group of volunteers with the sole aim of supporting the people of the Calais refugee camps, providing fresh meals, warm clothing, heating and important legal and medical support.

We are not politicians – we are people like you who simply believe that every human has the right to be treated in a fair and dignified way.

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