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

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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

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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

Kids visiting dentist seven years late, says RCSI

Michael Watson looks at the impact of poor child oral health on dental visits and growing up healthy Children in Ireland are visiting the dentist for the first time

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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

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Why a sugar tax is a logical step in Ireland

Chris Macey looks at why a sugar tax could be a logical, effective first step to stop dental decay and child obesity It’s a basic rule of economics that

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Dublin meeting focuses on child oral health

The Irish Society of Dentistry for Children (ISDC) will host its annual scientific meeting on 12 May on the theme ‘staying alive: pulp in trauma and caries’. Taking place

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Schools join efforts to save global oral health

An audience of school children and teachers were hosted at the Killyhevlin Hotel in Northern Ireland on Friday 22 January for the launch of the Humble Helpers Programme. A

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Teething pain may be figment of imagination

Teething pain may just be a figment of parents’ imagination, claims a paediatric dentist. Speaking to the Irish Times, Kirsten Fitzgerald, consultant paediatric dental surgeon at Our Lady’s Children

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Baby teeth do matter, says poster campaign

The Oral Health Services Research Centre has produced four Happy Teeth posters for display in dental waiting rooms. The posters advocate twice daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste (1,000ppm) from

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