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Dental care not an ‘optional expense’, says IDA

24th October 2017

Concerns over new figures showing a drop in dental cuts have reached media outlets. The Irish Dental Association (IDA) is ‘shocked’ at the 57% reduction in dental care spending over the last five years, equating to the lowest amount of spend in 10 years. According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the total annual spend […]

Need help with your entry?

4th September 2017

Are you struggling with writing your entry to the Irish Dentistry Awards for 2018? Or have you written your entry but want to improve it? Our Entry Guide is now available to download and with the free entry deadline just 5 weeks away, it’s come just in time. Whether it’s to help you write your entry or to improve […]

How to get your dentistry practice ahead of competitors in 4 steps

27th August 2017

The Irish Dentistry Awards 2018 are a great way to benchmark your own practice against your competitors. There’s no better way to highlight your success than by displaying your winning trophy or highly commended plaque in the practice. Winners and shortlisted practices can receive terrific, free media exposure. Furthermore, there’s no need to limit your exposure […]

Sweet tooth link with genetics

Sweet tooth link with genetics

16th August 2017

New research suggests that genetics may determine whether or not we have a sweet tooth. As a result of previous studies that suggest that the hepatokine fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) hormone may regulate sugar consumption, researchers wanted to further explore the link between variants of FGF21 and the desire for sweets. The researchers conducted […]

10 reasons why you should enter the Irish Dentistry Awards

2nd August 2017

Still not sure whether the Irish Dentistry Awards are right for you? Here are 10 reasons why entering next year’s awards could be the next best thing for your practice. 1. Ahead of the pack The awards are a great way to benchmark your own practice against your competitors. 2. Money where your mouth is […]

Why the winners won

17th February 2017

The judging panel for the Irish Dentistry Awards are faced with the enormous task of going through each and every entry, deciphering the great from the good. This can be tricky.     Whether you’re a winner, a highly commended or a finalist, we at FMC appreciate the hard work you put in to your […]

Watch the 2017 video

8th February 2017

It is simply not possible to watch the video of the Irish Dentistry Awards 2017 without smiling.   We are confident in saying the 2017 awards were the BEST ever, thanks to the great Irish spirit of all our attendees.   To those who were part of the celebration, remind yourselves just how much fun […]

Ways to use your winner's logo Irish Dentistry Awards

Ingenious ways to use your winner’s logo

7th February 2017

  Winning an award is a big deal. Not just for you, but for your team, the practice and for your patients. Not only does winning an award build trust between you and your current patients, it is a valid reason for a prospective patient to choose you above another practice.   If you have […]

We appreciate your feedback. Complete this 5-minute survey

6th February 2017

  If you were one of the lucky ones to attend the Irish Dentistry Awards 2017, tell us what you thought!   Hearing your feedback helps us to understand your thoughts and feelings, and ultimately helps us improve for next year.   It should take you less than 5 minutes.      

Some of the best tweets at the 2017 Irish Dentistry Awards

  The Irish Dentistry Awards sent our twitter into a social media frenzy on Friday night.   With the infamous tweet wall stood high above the stage, everyone using the hashtag #IrishDentistryAwards saw their tweets on the big screen.     Here are some of the best tweets from 2017 awards:     Just a […]

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