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Dental staff in Northern Ireland qualify for £500 payments

General dental practitioners and their staff are eligible for £500 payments in Northern Ireland. This was confirmed last week by the country’s health minister, Robin Swann, in response to numerous queries from the profession and the British Dental Association (BDA). However, those at dental school missed out on a special recognition payment of £2,000 put aside … Continued

Dental Care Ireland supports 2018 Trinity DOVE programme

Dental Care Ireland, a new network of nationwide dental practices, is proud to support the 2018 Dental Overseas Voluntary Elective (DOVE) Programme at Trinity College Dublin. The annual initiative, run by the School of Dental Science, will see 22 fourth-year dental students travel overseas this summer to provide voluntary dental care in some of the … Continued

Dental students: enter contest and win €1,000

The Seapoint Clinic in Dublin is calling on all dental students from Dublin, Cork and Belfast dental schools to enter its competition to win €1,000. To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, the Seapoint Clinic’s ‘Bright Spark’ competition is encouraging innovation among Irish dental students and asking them to ‘think outside the box’. To enter, all you … Continued

Dental students to host CPD night in Dublin

Fourth-year dental students will host a CPD night on 17 May to raise funds for DOVE (Dental Overseas Voluntary Elective). The night will take place at the Dublin Dental Hospital and will feature a lecture on the fundamentals of paediatric dentistry for the GDP, delivered by Dr Kirsten Fitzgerald. Dr Una Lally and Dr Michael … Continued