The Faculty of Dentistry RCSI’s Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) 2014 will be held in Dublin on October 30-31, 2014. The title of this year’s ASM is ‘Controversies in Dentistry’, and will include lectures on: caries management (including “seal or save”); orthodontics (including “six month smiles”); the role of fluoride; drug therapeutics and the dental practitioner; adhesion; radiology; endodontics; and, oral surgery.

Confirmed overseas speakers include: Amr Morsi (New York), St John Crean (Preston); Avi Bernerjee (London); Mark Hector (Dundee); Chris Deery (Sheffield); and, Ross Hobson (Newcastle). Many accomplished national speakers will also address the meeting, including: Hal Duncan (endodontics); Garry Fleming (adhesion); and, Brian Bourke (orthodontics). On Friday afternoon, a special Leo Sheridan lecture session, entitled “Current controversies in the surgical management of head and neck cancer” will be delivered by Brian Schmidt (New York) and David Vaughan (Aintree, Liverpool).

The meeting will be of interest to dental practitioners in Ireland and overseas, as well as graduates. Those who wish to register interest for this meeting should email the Faculty office at:

Please note that the Friday afternoon (Head & Neck cancer session) will require separate registration.