ISDH Data Protection Policy

Data Protection Policy

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data you provide to us will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.


What information do we collect from members?

The ISDH collects a member’s name, address (only if the member wishes to receive JDOH by hard copy) and e-mail address for membership application.  Additionally, a member’s address, telephone number, special dietary requirements and ...

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Summer Conference 2018




ISDH Summer Conference Adare 7th and 8th June  2018


Pre-Conference Treatment Planning Workshop

Thursday 7th June 2.00pm-6.00pm

Treatment planning workshop with a lecture on general principles by Dr. Caoimhin Mac Giolla Phadraig followed by group work using a problem-based learning approach facilitated by a number of specialists in SCD.  The group work will involve working through a series of cases from straightforward to complex.



Friday 8th June 9.15am-4.30pm

This year's conference will explore range of topical issues that face patients and dental ...

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Online booking now open!!

Booking your place for the ISDH conference just got easier!

Adare 7th and 8th June 2018 

Click here to go straight to online booking without reading about the conference details.

Click here for more information on our main conference ...

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MRONJ in primary care: an ISDH Webinar – CANCELLED

MRONJ - Guidance on Medication Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws for dental professionals in primary care: an ISDH Webinar

Apologies but we have had to cancel this webinar due to unexpected family issues for our speaker.

We look forward to seeing you all in the Autumn for a new season of webinars later in 2018.

ISDH Winter Webinar: Dental General Anaesthesia

ISDH Winter Webinar: Dental General Anaesthesia - new understandings from recent research.



Dani McGeown GA ISDH Webinar


Webinar details


Feb 7, 2018 9:00 PM London


Dr Danielle McGeown, Specialist in Special Care Dentistry, HSE , Cork


For many adults with disabilities the provision of good quality, safe and effective dental care requires the use of general anaesthesia. This webinar will provide a summary of recent research in the Irish setting and the best documented evidence to give insight into ...

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Liver Disease: Winter Webinar Lecture Available Here

ISDH Winter Webinar: Liver Disease for the general dental practitioner 

This winter, ISDH will host three Webinars.

Download the lecture slides by clicking here

Details of this webinar are available below.

Thank to Dr Alison Dougall and everyone who registered and attended.

Webinar details


Nov 21, 2017 8:30 PM


Dr Alison Dougall, Consultant in Medically Compromised Patients, Dublin Dental University Hospital and Assistant Professor Trinity College Dublin.


LIVER disease is now the only one of Ireland's top five killers that is showing an alarming level of increase with ...

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Save the Date

ISDH Summer Conference

Date 7th and 8th of June 2018.

Venue – Adare, Co. ...

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Bursary Awards 2018


Submissions for deadlines have been extended to midnight 3rd May 2018

The ISDH, in association with Dental Health Foundation and DeCare are glad to offer four awards in 2018.

We are glad to be in a position to offer a range of bursaries this year, thanks to the continuing support of the Dental Health Foundation and DeCare. Winners will be given an opportunity to share their work at the summer conference in June 2018 and will be offered support from the ISDH committee ...

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DeCare offer €500 for June Nunn Prize

The society, in association with DeCare, is delighted to announce the June Nunn Prize for 2018.

Who can enter?

This prize is open to members and non-members of ISDH.

This is an open competition meaning that anyone can apply. This includes, but is not restricted to dentists, dental nurses, hygienists, oral health promoters, non-dental healthcare professionals, advocates and members of the public. Applicants can apply from across professional backgrounds working in the HSE or general/ specialist/ hospital practice in Ireland.

What do I/we have ...

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HSE Autism Review

This is a copy of the submission by the Irish Society for Disability and Oral Health to the HSE Autism Spectrum Review

September 2017



Access to dental care ensures that all people have the opportunity to receive essential treatment, avoid infection and live without dental pain.  For people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), dental services may need small but impactful adaptation to meet their needs.  This submission is by the Irish Society for ...

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