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Annual conference 2023
The Annual Conference 2023 will take place from May 11-13 at the stunning Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny.
Seán Ó Seachnasaí RIP
The staff and members of the Irish Dental Association were greatly saddened to hear of the recent passing of Dr Seán Ó Seachnasaí.
Colgate Caring Dentist Awards 2022
Voting is now closed for the Colgate Caring Dentist and Dental Team Awards 2022.
Writer, editor, dentist
The Editor of the British Dental Journal talks to the Journal of the Irish Dental Association to reflect on a working life that is unusually, and perhaps uniquely, split between dentistry and writing.
Who’s who in Irish dentistry?
This glossary provides a look at the main organisations involved in dentistry in the Republic of Ireland.
IDA President Dr Caroline Robins speaks about finding her feet as a dentist from outside Ireland, and about some of the issues facing the profession.
The impact of systemic conditions and polypharmacy on older patients’ oral health and dental treatment
Systemic diseases can affect people of any age, but they are much more common in the elderly population and are likely to become an increasingly prevalent issue as a progressively larger proportion of the population is aged over 65 years.
Diagnosis and management of oral mucosal conditions commonly seen in the elderly population
Ageing may be defined as the age-progressive decline in intrinsic physiological function. However, due to advances in medicine, the rate of mortality has reduced and the older population is ever increasing.
Oral care principles for older adults: Part 2
Beyond purely dental considerations, clinicians will need to consider the wider ramifications of the social and medical status of older adult patients.
The use of PTFE tape in restorative dentistry
PTFE tape has a number of useful applications in dentistry.
A canine ramp is a useful technique when a patient has a flattened canine and the teeth that are involved in lateral excursion are weakened with large restorations or have undergone endodontic treatment.
A sagittal split osteotomy approach for removal of a large cementoblastoma at the mandibular angle.
This case report demonstrates the effectiveness of sagittal split osteotomy in the removal of a mandibular cementoblastoma.
Dens invaginatus and the paediatric dental patient: two case reports
Dens invaginatus in paediatric dental patients presents both patient management and technical challenges for the general dental practitioner. Awareness of clinical features and preventive strategies is essential.
Sublingual dermoid cyst: case report and literature review
Article: Sublingual dermoid cyst: case report and literature review [...]