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IDHA poster competition – share, inspire and motivate

Sviatlana Anishchuk and Linda Phelan explain how and why you should enter the poster competition at this year’s IDHA annual conference. As a dental hygienist working in clinical practice, it can be easy to forget that we are capable of much more than scaling all day long.  The Irish Dental Hygienists’ Association (IDHA), in partnership … Continued

IDHA – back to the future!

Olivia Hanley looks ahead to the annual Irish Dental Hygienist Association (IDHA) conference and reveals what’s in store for attendees. As the summer comes to an end, the Irish Dental Hygienist’s Association (IDHA) committee is busy putting the final touches to its 2023 annual conference, sponsored by Haleon.  On 17 and 18 November, the IDHA … Continued

Dental Protection’s first conference highlights ‘safer practice, better care’

Dental Protection’s debut conference in Dublin on Saturday 29 September highlighted importance of front-of-office team as ‘first line of defense’. Dentist Dr Garry Heavey explained the challenges facing the front team and added: ‘That’s pressure that dentists don’t have to face.’ Addressing the audience, Dr Heavey, past president of the Irish Dental Association (IDA), said: … Continued

Dental Protection to host inaugural conference in Dublin

Dental Protection is hosting its inaugural dental conference ‘Safer practice, better care’ on Saturday 29 September at the Convention Centre Dublin. Dr Martin Foster, head of dental services (Ireland) at Dental Protection, will introduce the conference, followed by two keynote addresses from Simon Kayll, chief executive of Medical Protection Society and Dr Raj Rattan, dental … Continued

Ueli Grunder to headline IAAD’s Dublin meeting

World-renowned speaker Dr Ueli Grunder will headline the Irish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry’s (IAAD) Scientific Meeting 2018 on 28 September. Taking place at the Marker Hotel in Dublin, Dr Grunder will look at how to achieve optimal aesthetics in implant dentistry, and offer a step-by-step treatment strategy. A world-leading expert in aesthetic and implant dentistry, … Continued

Dental phobia conference tackles anxiety, welcomes new president

Dental phobia came to the forefront last month at the Irish Society for Disability and Oral Health’s (ISDH) annual conference in Dublin. Almost 100 dental professionals attended the one-day interactive workshop. The day was led by Professor Tim Newton, a consultant psychologist from King’s College London. According to the ISDH, the aim of the conference … Continued

Ireland’s oral health conference confirms line-up

Ireland’s first Oral & Dental Health Symposium in Dublin has announced its line-up. Taking place on 24 and 25 May, the conference will be part of the Future Health Summit and sees world-leading experts in oral and dental health take to the stage, including Professor Steven Offenbacher and Professor Bob Ciancio from the USA. They … Continued