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Three weeks to enter 2017 Irish Dentistry Awards

There are just under three weeks left to enter the 2017 Irish Dentistry Awards. The entry date closes on 17 October 2016 – those interested in entering next year’s awards must register online and submit their entry before the closing […]

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EFP defends use of toothpaste while brushing

A recent review has found that toothbrushing alone may be just as effective as toothbrushing with toothpaste to remove plaque. It found that there is ‘moderate certainty that toothbrushing with a toothpaste does not provide an added effect for the […]

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Mouth cancer deaths predicted to rise by 2030

Mouth cancer related deaths are expected to rise between now and 2030, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Mortality rates are predicted to increase by almost a quarter (24%), along with throat cancer (25%), bladder cancer (29%), diabetes (34%) […]

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Selfies could improve toothbrushing habit

Selfies have been shown to improve the effectiveness of toothbrushing in a small pilot study. A group of dentists and researchers from India and the USA performed a proof-of-concept study to track the effectiveness of toothbrushing with taking a photo […]

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Watching cartoons eases child dental anxiety

Watching cartoons during dental treatment could lessen children’s anxiety, distress and disruptive behaviour. In a study, 56 ‘uncooperative’ children underwent three separate treatment visits involving an oral examination, injection with local anaesthetic, and tooth restoration (max 30 minutes). The researchers […]

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Why a sugar tax is a logical step in Ireland

Chris Macey looks at why a sugar tax could

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Lights, camera, action: how to excel at radiography

Maurice Fitzgerald explains what makes good radiography and how

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Why dental registration matters

Stephen Murray considers the importance of dental regulation in

Irish Dentistry Awards

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Three weeks to enter 2017 Irish Dentistry Awards

There are just under three weeks left to enter

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Free entry in the 2017 Irish Dentistry Awards!

It’s that time of year again, and what better

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Guests raise €700 for charity at Irish Dentistry Awards

More than €700 was raised for Mac Domhnaill Dental’s

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