Sugary diets and dental neglect impacting elderly

Sugar, bad diets and a lack of dental care are having a severe impact on nursing home patients across the country. Some are having up to 20 teeth extracted, according to the Irish Dental Association (IDA). Dr Anne Twomey, vice […]

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Married couples more likely to seek cancer help

As oral cancer rates spike among women in Ireland, researchers find that married couples are more easily encouraged by their spouses to seek medical care when problems arise. People who are married are also better at sticking with medication. In […]

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Irish Dentistry Awards 2017

2017 Irish Dentistry Awards: the winners

There are new dental champions in town. Dentists, dental teams and practices across Ireland came away with trophies from the 2017 Irish Dentistry Awards in Dublin last Friday (3 February), with celebrations at an all-time high. Northern Ireland based practice […]

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Keep Kids’ Teeth Clean 2017

Join us as we put kids’ teeth first in our new initiative for 2017 – Keep Kids’ Teeth Clean – and help improve understanding around child oral health If there’s one subject that gets people talking, it’s children’s health. And […]

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Dentists treating most vulnerable failed by Stormont

The British Dental Association (BDA) has lambasted the Northern Ireland government for backtracking on an agreement to modernise the contracts of community dentists, who serve the most vulnerable patients. In March 2016, an overwhelming majority of dentists voted in an […]

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children smiling teeth

Keep Kids’ Teeth Clean 2017

Join us as we put kids’ teeth first in

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Ireland’s Dental Bill: where are we now?

Carlotta Eden looks at progress made on the new

Sugary drinks

Why a sugar tax is a logical step in Ireland

Chris Macey looks at why a sugar tax could

Irish Dentistry Awards

Irish Dentistry Awards 2017

2017 Irish Dentistry Awards: the winners

There are new dental champions in town. Dentists, dental teams

Meet the finalists of the 2017 Irish Dentistry Awards

Photo: Finalists feel the tension at last year's awards New

Irish Dentistry Awards

Tickets for 2017 Irish Dentistry Awards on sale!

While the judges deliberate on 2017 Irish Dentistry Awards

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