June/July 2014 Archive

Colgate launches new Maximum Cavity Protection Toothpaste

Colgate has launched what it says is a groundbreaking new Maximum Cavity Protection Toothpaste plus Sugar Acid Neutraliser Toothpaste. It aims to set a new standard of care in everyday cavity protection for individuals and families, and provide a new approach to address a major oral health

Southern Cross Dental unveils rebrand

Southern Cross Dental Laboratories has been meeting the laboratory needs of dentists throughout Ireland for over a decade. Early May saw the announcement of the company’s decision to rebrand under the more succinct name of Southern Cross Dental. “The decision to rebrand largely came from listening to

New from Voco

According to Voco, Futurabond M+ is the universal adhesive in bottles that scores on content, reliability and abilities. The company states: “Futurabond M+ offers the user flexible solutions for every bonding situation. This applies to the etching technique: totaletch, selective-etch or self-etch – the dentist is free

The search is on

Sensodyne and the Journal have teamed up again this year for the premier award in Irish dentistry – the Sensodyne Sensitive Dentist of the Year. The search is on again for the Sensodyne Sensitive Dentist of the Year, in association with the Journal of the Irish Dental

Diplomates in Primary Dental Care

The first group of Diplomates of Primary Care Dentistry RCSI were conferred at the RCSI in December 2013. The first sitting of the Diploma was held in October 2013. Fourteen candidates sat the examination and each was successful on their first attempt. The Faculty was delighted to

The Killarney dentist in Colditz

Julius Morris Green was born in 1912 and spent his early childhood in Killarney where his father had a dental practice. He studied at the Dental School of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and was practising in Glasgow when he joined the Territorial Army in

Media coverage of dental fees

The Sunday Business Post (SBP) recently compared prices for dental fees in the Republic with those in Northern Ireland. The Association was concerned about some of the comparisons and made its own enquiries in regard to the prices charged for different types of crowns on both sides

Letter to the Editor: Mouth Cancer Awareness Ireland

Dear Sir, Representatives of Mouth Cancer Awareness Ireland attended the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) Conference on Saturday, May 10 in Cavan. The representatives had an information stand which was very kindly sponsored by the IPU. The purpose of attending the IPU Conference was primarily to heighten awareness

An exciting year ahead

Incoming President Peter Gannon looks forward to the year ahead, and what issues he hopes to tackle. It is a great honour to write my first President’s news for the Journal of the Irish Dental Association and I will endeavour to serve you as best I can

Caring for the weak; and recognising great care

Honorary Editor, PROFESSOR LEO STASSEN, welcomes a scientific paper with an important social aspect; recommends the clinical feature; and, looks forward to a development in the Sensodyne Sensitive Dentist of the Year Awards.