Latest News & Press Releases

Latest News & Press Releases

Young teenagers failed miserably by HSE dental crisis

Public Dental Service unable to treat vast majority of young teenagers due to shortage of resources.

Launch of Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2012

Lucky 13 - Thirteen people found to have cancers on Mouth Cancer Awareness Day last year

Blame for Dental Crisis Rests Squarely with Indifferent Government

In response to a recent article in the Irish Independent, IDA chief executive Fintan Hourihan responds and seeks to correct a misleading impression as to the causes of the current dental crisis

Dentists issue top tip guide for school starters

Dentists issue top tip guide for school starters Good dental habits for children key to good dental health TEN TOP TIPS FOR SCHOOL STARTERS

One in five Irish people suffering from tooth sensitivity

Over-brushing the main cause - Dentists outline oral health routine to clear problem

8 out of 10 Irish adults entitled to free annual dental exam

But new figures show that of the 3.3 million people covered, less than 20% have availed of offer


7th Congress of the European Federation of Periodontology

IDA makes submission under FEMPI Act

The IDA highlights drastic effects of the cuts on the health of patients.

Expert warns that stress caused by recession has led to increased levels of teeth grinding

Up to 1 million Irish people could be grinding their way through life - Proliferation of 'Olde' sweet shops could lead to return of 'Olde' dental problems

Health Minister fails to offer timetable for urgent dental reform

Dentists say good intentions not good enough as crisis worsens

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