FREE WEBINAR: Tuesday 28th January 8pm

My patient has cancer, how can I help?

The Irish Society for Disability and Oral Health are proud to present the second of this season's ISDH Winter Webinars series. This Webinar is delivered by experts with a unique perspective on this topic. Meera Shah is a dentist with a background in Special Care Dentistry and offers a rare insight from a dentist living with incurable cancer. Meera is joined by her colleague ...

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Reminder: Vital Pulp Treatment: A contemporary alternative to extraction for patients with disabilities- Practicalities, Opportunities and Problems

Date: Tuesday 26th November, 2019 @ 8:00 PM (GMT)

Location: Online Webinar

Price: Free

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ISDH Winter Webinar Series is Awesome!

Get your slippers ready and put the kettle on. The Irish Society for Disability and Oral Health are back and ready for another season of mid-week webinars on topics that make our ...

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iADH International Congress

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Date: Tuesday 26th November, 2019 @ 8:00 PM (GMT)

Location: Online Webinar

Price: Free

Free Registration: Click Here.

ISDH Winter Webinar Series is Awesome!

Get your slippers ready and put the kettle on. The Irish Society for Disability and Oral Health are back and ready for another season of mid-week webinars on topics that make our ...

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ISDH Conference Presentations June 2019

The future of Special Care Dentistry in Ireland? Blánaid Daly Professor/Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Dublin Dental University Hospital & Trinity College Dublin Click on the link to see the full presentation: http://isdh.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/FRI-7-FINAL-June-2019-ISDH-The-future-of-Special-Care-Dentistry-Blanaid-Daly-2.pdf Emergency care of the special care patient Dr Siobhan Stapleton BDS,DIPCONS SEDS, DchDent Senior Dental Surgeon HSE Midwest Click on the link […]

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Irish Society of Disability and Oral Health Awards 2019

The ISDH award a number of bursaries each year for essays, case-reports or completed projects on any aspect of Special Care Dentistry. In 2019 three awards were made, two awards were sponsored by the Dental Health Foundation and one award was sponsored by DeCare Ireland.

Dental Health Foundation sponsored awards:

Annual Special Care Dental Care Professional (DCP) Award Winner: Sviatlana Anischuck. Project Title:  “Oral Health Beliefs in people living with Von ...

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Message from our new President Dr Grace Kelly

I am honoured to have been elected as ISDH president for 2020. Since my first annual ISDH conference over ten years ago, I always felt part of an inclusive group of passionate, like-minded people, who advocate for the vulnerable population of Ireland. Being part of the committee over the past few years, despite working in the UK, I felt this sense of inclusion to an even greater extent.

I hope to promote the society’s vision ...

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ISDH SMILE agus SLAINTE Briefing Statement

The Irish Society for Disability and Oral Health (ISDH) welcomes the additional support for vulnerable people to access oral healthcare and improve their oral health outlined in the national oral health policy.

Vulnerable children and adults have more untreated oral disease, missing teeth and total tooth loss compared to the general population in Ireland. Their access to appropriate oral healthcare services is inadequate. These oral health inequalities are unfair, unjust and unnecessary. The ISDH believe that it is time ...

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June Nunn Prize Deadline Extended

Deadline extended to 10th May 2019

The society is delighted to announce the June Nunn Prize for 2019. The June Nunn Prize, sponsored by DeCare Dental, will be awarded for a Service Innovation or Development in the area of Special Care Dentistry. Who can enter? This prize is open to all i.e. members and non-members of ISDH, dentist, dental nurse, hygienist, oral health promoter or other non-dental healthcare professional working in the HSE or general/ specialist/ hospital practice in Ireland. What do I/we ...

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ISDH Awards 2019 Deadline Extended

Deadline extended to Friday 10th May 2019

The ISDH announce three awards in 2019. These awards are offered in association with Dental Health Foundation.

We are glad  to offer three awards this year, thanks to the continuing support of the Dental Health Foundation. Winners will be given bursaries and an opportunity to present their work at the summer conference in June 2019. Winners will be offered support from the ISDH committee to submit for publication in the Journal of Disability and Oral Health, ...

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