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2016 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards open to Ireland

Above photo: the 2015 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards winners celebrate their success The UK’s most prestigious dental awards are opening entries to dentists and practices in Ireland. The 2016 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards are judged by an expert independent panel consisting of some of the most renowned names in the dental and facial aesthetics sectors, chaired by … Continued

Cork practice creates guide to teeth whitening

County Cork based dental practice Dervla Leavy Dental Care has created an infographic to increase awareness on the correct methods of tooth whitening. The infographic presents facts and stats about tooth whitening as well as causes of discolouration, natural remedies, and how it works. Dervla Leavy from the practice commented: ‘There are many options available … Continued

Clinical tips: smile line assessment

Photo – Figure 3: Average smile line Emily Clarke discusses smile and gingival display assessment Assessment of the ‘smile line’ or amount of gingiva displayed when smiling is essential for the diagnosis of aesthetic dentofacial problems and for restorative treatment planning in the aesthetic zone – and only takes a few seconds. An average smile … Continued

Dublin orthodontist treats Invisalign winner

Dublin orthodontist Dr Michael Ryan has been at the helm of treating 26-year-old Jessica Daly achieve the ‘smile of her dreams with Invisalign’. The Mailonline and Invisalign collaborated in a competition to transform someone’s teeth into the ‘smile of their dreams’. Jessica began her treatment seven months ago after undertaking research into teeth straightening and … Continued

Botox: the practice of dentistry?

Michael Aicken discusses the Irish Dental Council’s statement on non-surgical cosmetic procedures – and whether it has a place in modern dentistry In February, the Irish Independent published a news article on a case report from the Journal of the Irish Dental Association (Kehily et al, 2015) regarding non-surgical cosmetic procedures. The article contained comments … Continued

Dublin event offers dental team double CPD hours

Internationally acclaimed author and presenter Dr Subir Banerji will arrive in Dublin on 7 February 2015 for a one-day CPD event. Double CPD points will be awarded to participants for every hour of practical on the day. Dr Banerji will present a guide to direct and indirect restorations in the aesthetic zone, and will provide … Continued

How aesthetic dentistry is evolving in Ireland

Robert Craig reveals how aesthetic dentistry is expanding in Ireland, and what the Irish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry is doing to aid this movement In my 26-year career in dentistry, there has never been a more exciting time for aesthetic dentistry in Ireland. There is a real hunger for world-class teaching; the doom and gloom … Continued