Dental Council

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Minister for Health Simon Harris met the dental association on Friday morning.

Dentists will be able to reopen for routine services if they can adhere to newly published infection control guidance, the Department of Health has co(...)

The Irish Dental Association has requested an urgent meeting with Minister for Health Simon Harris. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The Irish Dental Association has requested an urgent meeting with Minister for Health Simon Harris, saying widespread closures of dental practices are(...)

The Irish Dental Association said dental services have been scaled down in other countries affected by Covid-19

The widespread closure of dental practices across the country is now inevitable due to the coronavirus outbreak, dentists have warned. The Irish Dent(...)

State agencies have been asked to provide information on inappropriate, unauthorised or illegal use of Botox by doctors, dentists or others. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Files/Reuters

Dozens of incidents involving Botox and dermal fillers have been reported to the State’s medical regulator in recent years, new figures show. Details(...)

Of six cases heard by the Dental Council since 2015, none has resulted in a dentist being struck off. Photograph: iStock

More than 760 complaints have been made against dentists over the past five years, most of them relating to treatment issues, new figures show. Last (...)

The patient had complained to the Dental Council he suffered severe pain  as a result of how Dr Liam O’Droma, of Harbour Road, Howth, Co Dublin, carried out the procedure in late 2014. File photograph: iStock

A dentist has had conditions attached by the High Court to his registration over professional misconduct in persisting for an excessive time in trying(...)

‘The dental profession in Ireland is unable to assure patients that they are receiving the safe and contemporary standard of care they expect.’ Photograph: iStock

Ireland is losing dentists it has trained to other countries through a lack of dental specialist training here, the Royal College of Surgeons in Irela(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly, making the orders in the High Court, noted the report from the  fitness to practice committee  of the Dental Council  was “as unhappy a report as I’ve ever read” from such a committee.

A dentist who supplied a potentially harmful product to 12 patients in 2014 for use as a mouthwash and to treat gum disease, when it was not licensed(...)

Some of the patients affected  may have to be recalled well over a decade after their orthodontic work was performed, the HSE has indicated. Photograph: iStock

The medical files of more than 7,500 children are being reviewed in an unprecedented official audit prompted by allegations that children were “damage(...)

File photo. Photograph: PA

The use of mercury in dental fillings is to be phased out, starting from next month. The move is part of the Government’s adherence to the Minamata C(...)

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