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New Diploma in Orthodontic Theraphy commencing in September 2014

March 18, 2014

The Trinity College School of Dental Science and the Dublin Dental University Hospital are inviting applications for our new twelve-month full-time Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy, commencing September 2014.   Orthodontic Therapists are members of a group of dental care professionals who work as part of the dental team. They carry out orthodontic treatment under the… Read More »

Dental Hospital Scientists Identify Significant Increases in Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL)-positive MRSA Circulating in Ireland Between 2002-2011

March 5, 2014

The study identified significant increases in prevalence and diversity of PVL-positive MRSA in Ireland. There has been a worldwide increase in community-associated (CA) methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. CA-MRSA isolates commonly produce the Panton-Valentine leukocidin toxin that can enhance the ability of S. aureus to cause disease through destruction of white blood cells and damage… Read More »