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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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Dublin to host global dental hygiene meeting in 2021

The Irish Dental Hygienists Association (IDHA) has won the bid to host the International Symposium of Dental Hygiene in 2021 in Dublin. The news came in June at the

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Regulation Debate: orthodontic therapists

While we wait to see if there will be further changes in current proposals in the Dental Bill draft – or at least some clarification on issues surrounding

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Study shows dental hygiene patients most anxious

A study has shown that a third of patients awaiting dental hygiene appointments have pretreatment anxiety. Dental procedures usually associated with pain, such as root canal treatments or implant

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Regulation Debate: the fate of dental hygiene in Ireland

At the Irish Dental Hygienists Association’s (IDHA) Annual Winter Scientific Conference in Dublin last year, the Dental Council updated delegates on key policies proposed in the new Dental

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Dublin wins bid to host EDHF meeting

The European Dental Hygienists Federation Annual Meeting will be held in Dublin this year on 12 September and hosted by the Irish Dental Hygienists Association (IDHA). The meeting is

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Coca-Cola and obesity debate neglects oral health

The debate raging over the impact of Coca-Cola on the obesity crisis overlooks the key point of its effects on our oral heath, dental therapists claim. The soft drinks

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Dental profile: Laura Horton

In a new feature for Irish Dentistry, Siobhan Kelleher interviews members of the dental profession for insights and opinions into the world of dentistry. Here, Laura Horton talks

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Shared student bathrooms detrimental to toothbrush hygiene

Findings show that faecal coliforms are present on more than half of toothbrushes in communal bathrooms at a university. Researchers found that ‘there was an 80% chance that the

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Dental profile: Emily Clarke

In a new feature for Irish Dentistry, Siobhan Kelleher interviews members of the dental profession for insights and opinions into the world of dentistry. Here, Siobhan talks to

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