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What does the future of dental hygiene and therapy look like?

Lorna McGrath is the Northern Ireland regional group chair for the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT). Here, she discusses the current situation for dental hygienists and dental therapists in Northern Ireland. Just like on the mainland UK, dental hygienists and dental therapists in Northern Ireland are facing many challenges right now. The greatest … Continued

Regulation Debate: hope for registration changes

Whether you are a dentist, hygienist, nurse or technician, registration matters. It’s the lifeline to which you hang your professional standing on, and a way for patients to recognise your qualifications and dedication to care. Recently, the issue of registration in the Irish dental profession has been opened up for debate, as proposals for the … Continued