Latest News & Press Releases

Latest News & Press Releases

Latest figures show over 100,000 children denied school screening dental appointments in 2023 as crisis worsens

The Irish Dental Association Annual Conference hears only 50% of eligible schoolchildren were screened by dentists last year.

IDA AGM Signals Busy Year Ahead Serving our Members

Engaging with members is a top priority for new President, Dr Rory Boyd, who took over as President of the Association from Dr Eamon Croke at the AGM which took place in the RCSI last Thursday.

Dr Rory Boyd appointed President of the Irish Dental Association

The Irish Dental Association has today (18th April 2024) announced that Dr Rory Boyd has been appointed as its new President.

IDA members vote to accept the Public Service Pay Agreement

IDA members employed in the HSE and the Cork and Dublin dental schools have voted to accept the new public service pay agreement. The Association had recommended acceptance of the agreement.

Five years since the launch of the Government’s ‘Smile & Sláinte’ oral health policy and barely anything has been achieved - Irish Dental Association

World Oral Health Day: IDA Launches Position Paper and Roadmap for Radical Change in Oral Healthcare in Ireland to Meet WHO Targets

IDA AGM - 18th April 2024

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Irish Dental Association will commence at 7pm on Thursday 18th of April, 2024 in the Albert Theatre, RCSI, Dublin.

IDA Echoes Calls for Urgent Reform of Dental Legislation

Statement from the President of the Irish Dental Association, Eamon Croke: “We fully support and share the Dental Council’s concerns regarding the serious risk to patient safety as a result of a lack of regulation of the practice of dentistry in Ireland."

Irish Dental Association statement re: RTÉ Primetime report

“We are alarmed at the revelations contained in this evening’s RTÉ Prime Time Investigates report. We are urgently calling on the Government to immediately move to amend outdated legislation which is leaving patients open to risk and harm."

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