The next ISDC ASM will take place on Thursday, May 16th 2019.

ISDC Annual Scientific Meeting:

Date: Thursday 16th May 2019

Location:  The Midlands Park Hotel
(formerly the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel)
, Portlaoise Town, Co Laois


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8.15-8.50           Registration & Coffee
8.50-9.00           Opening remarks and Introduction
9.00-10.00         The Challenge of Early Childhood Caries – What can we do?

                            Prof. Marie Therese Hosey

Head of Paediatric Dentistry King’s College London

10.00-11.00       ISDC Award (O’Mullane Prize Competition)

Short presentations covering various aspects of paediatric dental care

11.00-11.30       Tea & Coffee – Trade & Poster Exhibition
11.30-12.30       Childsmile Programme Scotland – An Overview

                             Prof. Lorna Macpherson,

Professor of Dental Public Health, Dental School Glasgow,

Associate Academic,  Institute of Health and Wellbeing

12.30-13.45       Lunch – Trade & Poster Exhibition
13.45-14.00       Awarding of ISCD O’Mullane Prize
14.00-15.00       Sedation and General Anaesthetic for Paediatric Dental Procedures: A                     

                             Comprehensive Overview,  Approach and Look to the Future

                             Prof. Marie Therese Hosey

Head of Paediatric Dentistry King’s College London

15.00-16.00       Be Not Afraid – Understanding the Nervous Patient

                            Dr Brid Hendron,

Postgraduate Dental Dean NIMDTA’s Department of Dentistry

16.00-17.00       ISDC AGM – all welcome


To read more about our speakers please click here


The fees for this year’s ASM are:

Registration before 08/04/18 Pre-registration (between 08/04/18 and 06/05/18) Registration fee on the day (10/05/18)
Dentist €80 €100 €150
Dental Nurse/Hygienist €50 €70 €100
Student/Retiree €20 €30 €50

Fees can be paid on the ISDC website via the appropriate PayPal link. Alternatively payment via cheque should be posted to Dr S Lucey, Treasurer ISDC, Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic, Citygate, Mahon, Cork City, Co Cork.

For administration purposes pre-conference payment ends on 06/05/18. Payment can be made on the day of the ASM in CASH OR CHEQUE. We do not have card facilities and will not be able to process payments via card on the day.


The ISDC would also like to thank our sponsors. Don’t forget to visit their stands at the tradeshow on the day!
Sponsors 2018MAM