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News / March 25, 2014

Annual Irish dentistry conference arrives

by Guy Hiscott

The Faculty of Dentistry RCSI is delighted to announce that its Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) will be held in Dublin on 30 and 31 October 2014.

The meeting will be of interest to dental practitioners (both general and specialist) in Ireland and overseas, as well as graduates.

The title of this year’s ASM is ‘Controversies in Dentistry’, and will include lectures on caries management (including ‘Seal or Save?’), orthodontics (including Six Month Smiles), the role of fluoride, drug therapeutics and the dental practitioner, adhesion, radiology, endodontics and oral surgery.

Confirmed overseas speakers include Amr Morsi (New York), St John Crean (Preston), Avi Bernerjee (London), Mark Hector (Dundee), Chris Deery (Sheffield) and Ross Hobson (Newcastle).

National speakers will also be attending, including Hal Duncan (endodontics), Garry Fleming (adhesion) and Brian Bourke (orthodontics).

On the Friday afternoon there will be a special Leo Sheridan lecture, entitled ‘Current controversies in the surgical management of head and neck cancer’, to be delivered by Brian Schmidt (New York) and David Vaughan (Aintree, Liverpool).

Those who wish to register interest for this meeting, and would like to be kept updated on the event, should email the Faculty office at

Please note that the Friday afternoon (head and neck cancer session) will require separate registration. If you wish to attend this session, as well as the rest of the meeting, please inform the Faculty office.

Find out more by visiting the Faculty of Dentistry RCSI website here.

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