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Leading dentist says ‘failure matters’ at Dublin meeting

A leading dentist spoke on optimal aesthetics in implant dentistry at the recent Irish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (IAAD) meeting in Dublin on 29 September. Speaking to Irish Dentistry, Dr Ueli Grunder said: ‘Mistakes are how you learn, but nowadays it’s a lot harder for young dentists to make those mistakes. The biggest thing I … Continued

150th Chicago Midwinter Meeting turns up the heat

The Chicago Dental Society’s (CDS) 150th Midwinter Meeting kicked off last week with impressive attendance. More than 27,000 guests attended the conference, including dental professionals, graduate students and exhibitors. Irish Dentistry flew over to check out the latest products and news in the world of dental implants, endodontics and aesthetic dentistry. Digital dentistry appeared to … 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

An aesthetic dentistry surge

Irish Dentistry talks to Michael Aicken about the surge of interest in his aesthetic dentistry courses in Northern Ireland What treatments are covered on the Visage Academy course? Botulinum toxin type A (sometimes referred to generically as ‘Botox’) and dermal fillers, so this means we cover forehead, frown lines, crow’s feet, undereye, mouth corners, bunny … Continued