Latest News & Press Releases

Latest News & Press Releases

Public dental service failing school children, special needs patients and teenagers

A leading representative of the Irish Dental Association has described the impact of staff shortages on the public dental service as simply unacceptable for a first world country.

Minister for Primary Care to launch review of oral health care policy at IDA seminar

Minister Alex White to launch new oral health policy review at IDA Seminar - 16th to 18th October Mullingar

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day takes place on Wednesday 18th September

Free mouth cancer examinations at over 500 dental surgeries nationwide

Irish Dental Association makes ten key recommendations for Budget 2014

Irish Dental Association makes ten key recommendations for Budget 2014

Dentists warn that oral piercings can lead to serious illness

Tongue piercings can affect speech, sense of taste and cause drooling

IDA calls on Minister to restore all essential preventive treatments

76% of dentists have seen incomes fall over the past two years

Dentists Adopt Consensus Statement on Benefits of Fluoridation

The Irish Dental Association has adopted a consensus statement on the benefits of fluoridation. The statement succinctly explains the continued and long held support of the Association for the policy of community water fluoridation in Ireland.

IDA hosts meeting of Council of European Dentists

European dentists adopt policy on Continuing Professional Development and Tobacco Products Directive, confirm their position on Medical Devices and decide on the theme of the European Oral Health Day

An estimated 100,000 Irish people suffer from sleep apnoea

90% of those who suffer from the disorder remain undiagnosed

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