December 2012/January 2013 Archive

Dentists indict Government – public now missing work/school

A survey of over 300 general dental practitioner (GDP) members of the Association has delivered a damning indictment of the effects of cuts on State dental schemes.The stark results highlight the changes in oral health of Irish people caused by the cuts. The survey showed that since

Prestigious line-up at RCSI meeting

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RSCI) once again hosted an excellent Annual Scientific Meeting on October 25 and 26. The theme of this year’s meeting was ‘Restorative Dentistry and Aesthetics’, and Faculty Dean Professor Gerard Kearns welcomed delegates to a meeting that featured presentations on:

Outrageous, unacceptable, unnecessary infliction of pain

Honorary Editor LEO STASSEN calls on all dentists to communicate the unnecessary pain being suffered by their patients to public representatives at every level and in every part of the country.

RCSI hosts IADR Irish Division

The Irish Division meeting of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) was hosted recently in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). The meeting showcased research on a variety of topics including dental sedation, root caries and geriatric oral health. During the meeting two prize