ISDH Conference 2022

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This year’s conference will be held in the luxurious five-star Lyrath Estate Hotel and spa, in the medieval heart of Ireland, Kilkenny. If you are interested in staying at the conference hotel, please contact the hotel directly for booking, and note that conference rates apply.

The pre-conference dinner will take place at the Lyrath Estate Hotel on Wednesday 22nd June at 8pm. Delegates staying at the hotel may pay for the dinner as part of their accommodation reservation. Otherwise, you will be contacted regarding the dinner once your conference booking has been received.

Please BOOK ONLINE or post the completed booking form with a cheque/ draft/ postal order made payable to ISDH. Sterling drafts/ cheques accepted.

If you have any queries or if you would like to make a payment by electronic transfer and require ISDH banking details, please contact our Honorary Treasurer: Dani McGeown at: or 0851483993.

Pre-conference Fee

€45 for dentists

€25 for non-dentists

Conference Fee (inc. Tea/Coffee & Lunch)

€110 ISDH Member (Dentist)

€75 ISDH Member (Other)*

€160 Non-Member (Dentist)

€110 Non-Member (Other)*

Wednesday 22nd June 2022

The Preconference Course (2 – 5 pm) Technology and Special Care Dentistry will discuss and demonstrate Digital Dentistry and Laser therapy, led by Dr. David McReynolds. Attendees will learn adopt different digital techniques in their care for patients with special healthcare needs.

Conference Programme Thursday 23rd June 2022

08.45 Registration

09.15 Opening addresses:

Dr Ahmed Kahatab ISDH President

Dr Alison Dougall, iADH President

09:30 Long Term Care and the Role of Dentistry

Ms. Louise Mullen, National Cancer Control Programme. HSE

10:00 Paediatric Oncology

Ms. Kirsten FitzGerald, Consultant Paediatric Dental Surgeon at Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin and the Dublin Dental University Hospital, Trinity College.

11:00 Coffee Break and Trade Stands

11:30 Dysphagia and its complications

Dr. Dominika Lisiecka, Clinical Director, Senior Speech and Language Therapist, SLT . Clinic Kerry and lecturer at Munster Technological University, Kerry

12:30 Prosthodontic Oral Rehabilitation Post Head and Neck Cancer

Dr. Osama Omer, Associate Professor/Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Dublin . Dental University Hospital, Trinity College, Dublin

13:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30 Awards and Presentations

The Biennial Travel Bursary Award (Sponsor DHF), Student/ Newly Qualified . Professional Award (Sponsor DHF) and the June Nunn Award (Sponsor DeCare)

15:00 Oral management of patients receiving chemo-radiation or immunotherapy

Dr. Navdeep Kumar, Consultant in Special Care Dentistry/Honorary Associate. Professor Royal National ENT & Eastman Dental Hospitals, UCLH

16:15 AGM

16.45 Meeting Close

Conference 2022 booking area

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