General Election 2020

General Election 2020


Special appeal to members from IDA President

IDA President Prof Leo Stassen has made a special appeal to all IDA members to help us with our General Election 2020 campaign, and in particular our social media campaign, to resist unworkable dental reforms which serve neither patients or dentistry. Read more here.

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

 IDA is 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. Click here for more information.

Private dentists warn of unworkable election policies for treating children

The model advocated in the oral health policy seeks to compel private, independent dentists to take on care and treatment of cohorts of children they currently do not see, instead of investing in the service which has been designed to screen children. Click here for more.



Click here to download the IDA election manifesto.

Click here to download our canvassing guide.

Click here to download images for members to use on social media.

Click here to download posters to display in your practice.

Click here to find out who the general election candidates are in your locality.



If you need any advice or assistance or to share feedback then please be sure to contact us in IDA House and email