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Prioritise smoking prevention during pregnancy

A report shows that women living in Ireland are less likely to report drinking during pregnancy, compared to their UK counterparts. The results relate to the recent appeal from Irish dentists to reintroduce free dental scale and polish procedures, particularly for vulnerable groups such as pregnant women. The report found a total of 13% of … Continued

Teaching kids about oral health – how hard can it be?

Kellie O’Shaughnessy talks to Irish Dentistry about getting parents involved in a new oral health initiative for kids What exactly is the Dental Den? The Dental Den is a programme based on the needs of children and their families, which delivers prevention advice using non-clinical and practical methods. We run objectives like team practice policies … Continued