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Application process now open for the Certificate in Dental Radiography 2020

By: dhadmin
Posted on: 03-Sep-2019
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The Dental Radiography programme is now open for applications for the programme commencing in January 2020 until June 2020. This programme is approved by the Dental Council of Ireland and successful applicants will receive a Certificate in Dental Radiography from the Dublin Dental University Hospital. This programme is delivered in association with Diagnostic Imaging, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science.

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Irish 3 year olds are consuming up to 10 teaspoons of sugar a day

By: dhadmin
Posted on: 12-Aug-2019
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Researchers from the Dublin Dental University Hospital at Trinity College have found that 3 year olds in Ireland are consuming on average 10 level teaspoons of ‘free sugar’ a day. Free sugars includes those sugars added during the production or processing of food and sugars naturally present in honey, syrups, fruit juices and fruit juice concentrates. Dietary free sugars are the most important risk factor for dental caries and can contribute to excess energy intake with little nutrient benefit.

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Big Sugar and neglect by global health community fuel oral health crisis

By: dhadmin
Posted on: 22-Jul-2019
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The Lancet Series on Oral Health led by University College London (UCL) researchers brought together 13 academic and clinical experts from 10 countries to better understand why oral diseases have persisted globally over the last three decades, despite scientific advancements in the field, and why prevalence has increased in low- and middle- income countries (LMIC), and among socially disadvantaged and vulnerable people, no matter where they live.

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Dental Health Foundation Awards

By: dhadmin
Posted on: 11-Jul-2019
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Many Congratulations from the Dental Health Foundation (DHF) to Ms Ioanna Politi for winning the Annual ISDH/DHF Student/ Newly Qualified Professional Award for her project ‘Atraumatic Restorative Technique: An evidence based approach for the management of caries in older adult patients’.

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Proposed SIPTU industrial action 20 June 2019

By: dhadmin
Posted on: 19-Jun-2019
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Please note, there will be no disruption to Hospital services as a result of the current proposed SIPTU industrial action scheduled for Thursday 20th June 2019.

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O Mullane Competition Prize

By: dhadmin
Posted on: 22-May-2019
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CONGRATULATIONS TO.... Aoibheann Wall and Rona Leith at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Society of Dentistry for Children in Portlaoise last week. Aoibheann won the O’Mullane Competition Prize for her oral presentation on her research  project with Dr Leith ‘the perception and clinicalmanagement of MIH by Irish Dentists'.

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Clinical Audit Presentation Evening 2019

By: dhadmin
Posted on: 21-May-2019
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Congratulations to all who took place in the Clinical Audit Presentation Evening on May 16th 2019. Dr Gerry Cleary from the Dental Council presented the awards for the three prizes below, he was also a judge on the night along with Dr Alison Dougall and Ms Mary McGeown.

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Launch of the National Oral Health Policy

By: dhadmin
Posted on: 03-Apr-2019
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The DDUH were delighted to host the Launch of the National Oral Health Policy today on behalf of the Department of Health.

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