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18 08, 2015

Primary care head and neck cancer referral advice

By |August 18th, 2015|News, Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery|0 Comments

The National Cancer Control Programme has recently published advice on referral pathways for head and neck cancer. The original guidance document is available here and is copied below.

Any of the following features, when present in the mouth for more than three weeks without an obvious cause should get an urgent specialist opinion:

mouth ulceration
white or red patches
pigmented […]

19 05, 2015

SLS (sodium lauryl sulphate) free toothpaste

By |May 19th, 2015|News, Oral Medicine|0 Comments

Sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS) is a foaming agent that it present in most toothpastes, soaps and detergents. For most people, it causes no problems when used in the mouth as part of toothpaste. However, when the lining of the mouth is thinned, ulcerated or sensitive it can sting and make the mouth feel uncomfortable. Some […]

15 04, 2015

The effect of losing teeth – Irish Examiner

By |April 15th, 2015|Dental Implants, News, Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics|0 Comments

Excellent article in the Irish examiner focusing on the effect of losing teeth. Terry Prone discusses her personal experience and Prof. Harris’ new book – “The Dental Amputee”.

Article available on the Irish Examiner website:

12 04, 2015

New research on zygomatic implants published

By |April 12th, 2015|Dental Implants, News, Oral Surgery|0 Comments

In their latest publication, Michael Freedman, Michael Ring and Leo Stassen discuss the impact of maintaining bone around zygomatic implants. The article is published in the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is available online ahead of print now.

31 03, 2015

Evening Echo publishes some questions and answers about dental implants

By |March 31st, 2015|Dental Implants, News, Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics|0 Comments

In a recent interview with Prof. Harris, the Evening Echo has information on the effect of losing teeth and what dental implants can do for you. Please see the article below:

26 02, 2015

Irish Society of Dentistry for Children Lecture

By |February 26th, 2015|News, Upcoming Courses|0 Comments

Dr. Michael Freedman will speak at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Society of Dentistry for Children on the topic of paediatric dental emergencies in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine. The event will focus on the management of medical and dental emergencies in children. Full programme information and registration details can be found […]

26 02, 2015

Biopsies and Bleeding – Hands on Course

By |February 26th, 2015|News, Upcoming Courses|0 Comments

As part of the Metropolitan Branch of the Irish Dental Association’s Annual Scientific Meeting, Dr. Michael Freedman and Dr. Naomi Rahman will be conducting a hands on course focusing on the management of bleeding and oral biopsies. This half day course will cover the acquired and inherited causes for excess bleeding following surgical procedures […]

20 02, 2015

Hands on workshop for the Metropolitan branch of the Irish Dental Association’s Annual Scientific Meeting : Dr. Una Lally

By |February 20th, 2015|News, Upcoming Courses|0 Comments

This course aims to equip participants with a systematic, step by step technique for predictable success with composite resin. The workshop will include an overview lecture of contemporary techniques and the latest materials and matrix systems available followed by a live demonstration. Participants will have the opportunity to work hands on with bonding systems […]

20 01, 2015

Same day teeth presentation

By |January 20th, 2015|News, Past Courses|0 Comments

On Thursday 29th January 2015, Dr. Michael Freedman and Dr. Una Lally will present information regarding immediately loaded full arch implant restorations at the Joint Metropolitan Branch of the Irish Dental Association and Irish Endodontic Society meeting. This lecture will form part of the “Suppers for Learning” lecture series, which allows attendees to discuss […]

3 01, 2015

Mouth Ulcers

By |January 3rd, 2015|Oral Medicine|0 Comments

What are mouth ulcers?
Mouth ulcers occur when a part of the lining of the mouth breaks down. They are common and affect most people at some stage in their lives. Up to one in five people suffer from recurrent mouth ulcers.
Can they be serious?
Yes, mouth ulcers can be the first sign of a serious […]