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‘Sensitive’ dentist clinches prestigious award

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A city based dentist has scooped a prestigious award for his sensitivity and understanding.

All smiles as local dentist wins top national award

A local dentist’s has won a national award for her exceptional patient care.   

Early discovery the key to treating oral cancer

There are approximately 450 new cases of oral cancer diagnosed every year in the island of Ireland. This figure is comparable to cervical cancer and melanoma and it has a high morbidity rate despite advances in surgical and reconstructive techniques. There are four to five deaths for every 10 cases of oral cancer. The rates for males are three times higher than females and lifestyle plays a significant role. Smoking, alcohol, and poor diet are the major risk factors, with tobacco linked to more than 75 per cent of cases of intra oral cancer.

Special club prices for mouthguards from the ISHSKO Centre

Dr Evelien van Amerongen from the ISHSKO Centre, Westport urges coaches and parents to comply to the new mouthguards legislation.

Kilkenny dentists to lobby TDs and Senators

The Irish Dental Association (IDA), which promotes oral health for patients on behalf of the country’s 2,000 dentists, is holding an Oireachtas Information Day in Buswells Hotel on Wednesday week next, October 5.

Dental tips to ensure healthy teeth

The Irish Dental Association is urging Irish people to put dental health at the top of their health list this year.

Stress is leading to increased teeth grinding

Irish dentists have warned that they are encountering more and more cases of teeth grinding among their patients.

Dentists urged to assess patients’ dental IQ during consultations

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Irish dentists have an important role to play in educating patients about their oral health if dental treatments are to be successful long term.

HSE cuts will set back nation’s dental health by a decade, warn dentists

Almost 68,000 local medical card holders will be denied routine dental treatments, including fillings and extractions as well as dentures and treatment of gum disease, due to HSE cuts, according to the Irish Dental Association.

Mayo dentists warn 40,000 people at risk of losing dental benefits

Dentists in Mayo have criticised the proposal of An Bord Snip Nua that the Dental Treatment Benefit Scheme be abolished. The scheme, which has been in place for many decades, allows patients who make PRSI contributions to avail of free or subsidised dental treatment.

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