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IDHA to host smoking cessation night in Dublin

The Irish Dental Hygienists Association (IDHA) will host a free evening on smoking cessation for its members and Dublin Dental Hospital University staff and students on 21 April. The evening will look at smoking cessation and changing behaviours, with Catherine […]

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Ireland’s oral health conference confirms line-up

Ireland’s first Oral & Dental Health Symposium in Dublin has announced its line-up. Taking place on 24 and 25 May, the conference will be part of the Future Health

Get fit for National Workplace Wellbeing Day

National Workplace Wellbeing Day takes place on 31 March – and dental practices are being invited to sign up. Aimed at encouraging healthier attitudes and bodies in the workplace,

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US study casts doubts on early prevention

Early dental prevention has been called into question by a study in the US. Researchers found that children with early preventive dental care were more likely to have future

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ISDC joins Irish Dentistry’s child oral health campaign

Photo: All smiles for the team at Dunmurry Dental Practice as they show their support for Keep Kids' Teeth Clean 2017 Since launching our new campaign – Keep Kids’ Teeth

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,

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

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

€37 million loan for UCC dental school

Image: Eolann Sheehan, Student Union president UCC, with UCC president Dr Michael Murphy and European Investment Bank vice president Andrew McDowell after they signed a landmark €100 million

Northern Irish success at UK Dentistry Awards

Four Northern Ireland practices have walked away with awards at the UK Dentistry Awards 2016. Yew Tree Dental Practice, based in Newry, won Best Team in Northern Ireland. Belfast-based

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