Carlotta Eden, Author at Irish Dentistry
Carlotta Eden

Carlotta Eden

Author at Dentistry.co.uk

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Leading dentist says ‘failure matters’ at Dublin meeting

A leading dentist spoke on optimal aesthetics in implant dentistry at the recent Irish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (IAAD) meeting in Dublin on 29 September. Speaking to Irish Dentistry, Dr Ueli Grunder said: ‘Mistakes are how you learn, but nowadays it’s a lot harder for young dentists to make those mistakes. The biggest thing I … Continued

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Dental Protection’s first conference highlights ‘safer practice, better care’

Dental Protection’s debut conference in Dublin on Saturday 29 September highlighted importance of front-of-office team as ‘first line of defense’. Dentist Dr Garry Heavey explained the challenges facing the front team and added: ‘That’s pressure that dentists don’t have to face.’ Addressing the audience, Dr Heavey, past president of the Irish Dental Association (IDA), said: … Continued

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Dental Care Ireland partners with national diabetes charity

Dental Care Ireland has launched a year-long partnership with Diabetes Ireland, the national diabetes charity. Throughout the year, Dental Care Ireland staff across the country will work with Diabetes Ireland to develop a number of fundraising and awareness initiatives, including a dedicated oral health web section, oral health information talks, and a sponsored ‘brushathon’ to … Continued

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Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2018 targets men over 50

This year’s Mouth Cancer Awareness Day (MCAD) is targeting one of the most at-risk groups for mouth cancer: men over the age of 50. Teaming up with Irish Men Shed’s Association (IMSA), MCAD is encouraging men 50+ to attend their dentist and help curb undetected diagnoses. Around 700 people diagnosed with head and neck cancer … Continued

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‘On-the-go’ app helps patients with dental phobias

A new app – Dental Republik – provides dental phobic patients with on-the-go access to tailored answers from professional dentists.  Available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, Dental Republik connects patients with qualified dentists to resolve their dental queries. Patients are able to use a variety of pre-loaded questions or ask their own, as well as upload supporting materials … Continued

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ADA predicts more dentists by 2037

The number of full-time dentists in the US is set to rise through 2037, according to a report. The estimates come from an American Dental Association (ADA) Health Policy Institute (HPI) brief. Although the numbers are related to the USA, it could reflect changes to come in the future across the world and how this … Continued

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Dental Protection to host inaugural conference in Dublin

Dental Protection is hosting its inaugural dental conference ‘Safer practice, better care’ on Saturday 29 September at the Convention Centre Dublin. Dr Martin Foster, head of dental services (Ireland) at Dental Protection, will introduce the conference, followed by two keynote addresses from Simon Kayll, chief executive of Medical Protection Society and Dr Raj Rattan, dental … Continued

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Triple threat: Shields Dental & Implant Clinic

Conor Shields – alongside his twin brother and colleague Cormac Shields – looks at how the team at Shields Dental & Implant Clinic in Limerick tripled the size of their practice in three years Myself and my identical twin brother, Cormac, are both third-generation dentists in Limerick. Our grandfather Frank qualified as one of the … Continued

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Extended deadline for 2019 Irish Dentistry Awards

The deadline for the 2019 Irish Dentistry Awards has been extended to 10 December 2018. The Irish Dentistry Awards recognises excellence in Irish dentistry, and celebrates the hard work, dedication and talent of dental professionals across Ireland. There are 14 categories to enter in the 2019 Irish Dentistry Awards, from Best Employer, Best Child Friendly … Continued

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Periodontitis and type II diabetes link stronger in men

A stronger link between periodontitis and type II diabetes has been found in men. Those with diabetes are three times more likely to develop periodontitis than those without the disease – but research said the link ‘was not present in women’. Researchers noted that this was due to women generally having healthier oral hygiene behaviours … Continued



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