As she begins her second term as President of the IDA's HSE Dental Surgeons Group, Dr Frances O'Callaghan discusses ongoing industrial relations issues, cutbacks to the Public Dental Service, and the results of a recent survey of HSE members.
DR MICHÈLE AERDEN, the first female President of the FDI, recently visited Dublin to address the WiDEN group, and spoke to Ann-Marie Hardiman about her career, her views on women in dentistry and her work in developing countries.
Ahead of his talk at this year's Annual Conference in Cork BEN GOLDACRE shares his views on epidemiological research, the power of the internet, public engagement with science, and – Ireland’s own particular problem with bad science – fluoride.
One of the world’s leading forensic dentists, Professor David Whittaker, was in Kilkenny for the Association’s Annual Conference. He spoke to PAUL O’GRADY about his work, and especially about his long-established interest in identifying Hitler’s remains.
Dr Dympna Kavanagh is both the Chief Dental Officer and the Oral Health Lead for the Health Service Executive. They are the most important posts in dentistry in Ireland. She spoke to PAUL O’GRADY for the Journal.