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Ice creams with highest sugar and fat content revealed

As the warmer weather rolls in, the ice cream treats with the highest sugar content have been revealed.  Four out of five of the ice creams and lollies with the most sugar are Magnums – with Magnum Salted Caramel taking the top spot with 27g. This is according to new research carried out by website Play … Continued

Irish Dentistry Awards 2021

Here’s the shortlist for the Irish Dentistry Awards 2021. Have you or your practice made it on there? Tickets are selling quickly! If you appear on the below shortlist and would like to attend the ceremony, please call 01923 851732. Best Treatment of Nervous Patients Abercorn Dental Care Lucey Dental & Aesthetics Navan Dental O’Connor Moore Dental Practice. … Continued

Last chance to sign up for the Northern Ireland Dentistry Show

Have you signed up to the Northern Ireland Dentistry Show yet? Taking place at ICC Belfast on Saturday 25 September 2021, we will welcome a host of speakers and top suppliers. Running from 9am to 3.30pm, delegates can learn from the host of expert speakers, both local and international. Speakers will cover an array of … Continued

Talks begin over extra places for dental students in Ireland

Discussions over how many additional places will be available to medical and dental courses this autumn took place this week. According to, representatives from universities and the Departments of Higher Education and also Health have come together to discuss plans. This comes in anticipation of results inflation associated with calculating grades this summer following the … Continued

Dentists quit medical card scheme following COVID-19

A significant amount of dentists are dropping out of a scheme to treat medical card patients.  This is according to new figures which were unveiled during a parliamentary question. The data suggests 250 dentists have stopped treating patients with a medical card. Additionally, there are 600 fewer dentists operating in the scheme. Cut numbers A … Continued

Irish Dental Association appoints new president

Dr Clodagh McAllister has been appointed as the new president of the Irish Dental Association (IDA). At the association’s AGM, the Dublin-based practitioner credited her mother for her IDA involvement. ‘She knew and saw first-hand the positive impact of professionals working together for the betterment of a sector and those most reliant upon it,’ she said. … Continued

Gum Health Day – raising awareness across the world

More than 40 countries are coming together today to raise awareness on preventing and detecting gum disease. ‘Gum diseases are preventable’ – this is the slogan for Gum Health Day 2021, which takes place on 12 May and is promoted by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP). The goal is to educate the public on how to detect … Continued