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Dentists to Brief Patients on Ireland’s ‘Dental Crisis’ During General Election

The Chief Executive of the Irish Dental Association (IDA) has said dentists will draw attention to the country’s “dental crisis” during the general election campaign. Mr. Fintan Hourihan was speaking today as the IDA released its general election manifesto. He said that, for the first time, the IDA would be calling on dentists to use the three weeks before the general election on Saturday, February 8th to discuss the association’s key campaign messages with patients.

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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.

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