IDHA to host smoking cessation night in Dublin

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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 […]

Ireland’s oral health conference confirms line-up

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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 Summit and sees world-leading experts in oral and dental health take […]

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, the initiative from Food Drink Ireland (FDI) hopes to emphasise greater […]

US study casts doubts on early prevention

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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 dental treatment compared to children who did not receive early prevention. […]

Why yoga is the perfect partner for dentistry

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How can yoga be a useful practice management tool? Lisa Knowles looks at finding a consistent balance in an inconsistent world It was 1992, and I was the summer dental assistant at a practice in middle America – a pretty […]

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 Clean 2017 – we’ve been in awe at the amount […]

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 […]

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 […]

2017 Irish Dentistry Awards: the winners

Irish Dentistry Awards 2017

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 […]

Keep Kids’ Teeth Clean 2017

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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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