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How to do better dentistry

An insight into How to do better dentistry, a two-day course presented by professors Raymond Bertolotti and Edward Lynch. How to do better dentistry is a limited attendance two-day course being held in the Schull Harbour Hotel in West Cork, Ireland on 19-20 April 2023. It will provide 13 hours of CPD. Professor Ray Bertolotti … Continued

Full arch implants using Chrome Guidedsmile

Julian English visited the LS Browne Centre in Enniskillen, to find out all about Chrome Guidedsmile surgery. I recently visited the renowned LS Browne Centre, to see this famous set-up for myself and review the offering for dentists.  It is located in County Fermanagh, known for its natural beauty, with plenty of loughs and picturesque … Continued

Late-stage diagnosis for head and neck cancers rise in Northern Ireland

‘Too many cases of head and neck cancers are being diagnosed at a late stage in Northern Ireland, resulting in poorer prognosis and higher mortality’ – this is according to Cancer Focus NI and the British Dental Association. As Mouth Cancer Action Month kicks off in November, both organisations are calling for full implementation of … Continued

Irish Dentistry Awards 2022

Presented by FMC’s Leanna Ellis and co-host and judge Dr Stuart Aherne, the Irish Dentistry Awards enjoyed its largest ever ceremony, back after a two-year break. COVID-19 has been particularly unfriendly to our awards event. So you can imagine the delight for us and attenders at the 2022 Irish Dentistry Awards, at it largest ever … Continued

Report on tooth decay and oral health

We highlight a report in the Irish Independent, carrying great oral health care advice for patients and parents A major report into children’s health has been released through the Irish Independent. Children’s Health report is available on Titled advancing acute paediatrics in Ireland for the future of children and young people, the report is … Continued

Practical advancement of foundation skills and knowledge

Pembroke Dental is running a restorative dentistry course soon. Practical advancement of foundation skills and knowledge is a course tailored to newly qualified graduates with up to three years’ experience. This is an intensive, hands-on clinical teaching course, covering the core topics of posterior and anterior composites, all ceramic preparations, veneers and adhesive dentistry and … Continued

More funding cuts

  Dentists in Ireland have slammed the decision to cut back support to 10%, sparking calls for ‘meaningful support’. The Rebuilding Support Scheme, which was introduced in April this year, applied a 25% uplift on fees paid for health service treatments. This was implemented to help dental practices recover from the impact of COVID-19. But … Continued