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Spring 2016 Postgraduate Dental Education Programme

The RCSI Postgraduate Lecture Series is now in its sixth year and returns on Saturday, January 16th. The purpose of the programme is to provide an opportunity for dentists who wish to update their knowledge on the current concepts relative to general dental practice and also for those who are actively pursuing additional postgraduate qualifications. Indeed the lectures are particularly suited to preparation for the Diploma of Primary Care and the MFD. Each module is awarded 4 CPD points from the Dental Council. Register here.

Careers Day 2016

The Faculty of Dentistry is running a Careers Day on Saturday January 9th 2016 from 9 am to 1 pm in RCSI. This event will consist of 15 minute presentations delivered by dentists in limited practice, general practice and academia which should provide students with a snapshot of what each person does and in particular to give them definitive information on how to apply to the different universities represented by the speakers. This event is free of charge to attend.

ASM 2015 Photos

Click here to view images from this year’s Annual Scientific Meeting and Annual Faculty Dinner.

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New Joint Programme with Hamad Medical Corporation


RCSI’s Faculty of Dentistry has signed a five year contract with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) to collaborate in a Postgraduate Dental Education Programme in the Department of Dentistry, Ramailah Hospital, Doha. This joint programme will be the first of its kind in Qatar and will provide both clinical and didactic teaching for Qatari dentists and will prepare them for the MFDRCSI examination in the first instance over a two year period. In addition, it is anticipated that a three year specialist training programme in Paediatric Dentistry will commence in January 2017. This is down the hard work of the Faculty, particularly by Dr John Walsh, Dean of the Faculty; Faculty CEO, Dr Peter Cowan; International Postgraduate Adviser, Sean Sheridan and the team at MVI.

Awards & Recognition

The Faculty of Dentistry presents a number of awards to promote excellence in the science and clinical practice of dentistry. View our Awards page for more information regarding each of the awards and a list of previous winners. A number of awards for 2015 will be presented at this year’s Annual Faculty Dinner, as part of this year’s Annual Scientific Meeting taking place October 29th & 30th.

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Intensive Revision Course – September 5th

The Faculty of Dentistry is pleased to announce that we will run an Intensive Revision Course for the Diploma of Primary Care Dentistry & MFD Examinations on September 5 2015. The course will be strongly examination focused and will provide helpful information and guidance for those planning to sit the Diploma & MFD exams.  read more »

Annual Scientific Meeting 2015

The Faculty of Dentistry is delighted to announce that our 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting Programme is now available to view and registration is open.

The theme of this year’s meeting is ‘New Horizons in Dental Practice’ and will extend over two days, October 29th & 30th 2015. The meeting will take place at The Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, 123. St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2.

A group of renowned speakers from the United States, Canada, the UK, Holland and Ireland will present the most up to date information concerning the constantly evolving science related to dentistry. read more »

First class of Diplomates of Primary Care Dentistry RCSI graduate

The first group of Diplomates of Primary Care Dentistry RCSI were conferred at the RCSI in December 2013.

The first sitting of the Diploma was held in October 2013. 14 candidates sat the examination and each was successful on their first attempt. The Faculty was delighted to welcome its first group of Diplomates to the Winter conferring in December 2013. read more »

Faculty of Dentistry, RCSI Prize Winners 2013

The Faculty of Dentistry RCSI is keen to promote excellence in the science and clinical practice of dentistry. The future of dental practice lies with our current dental students and postgraduate trainees. With this in mind, the Faculty of Dentistry offers a number of prizes to recognise and support achievement of future members of the dental profession. read more »



February 27th Dental Education Programme
March 5th Intensive Revision Programme
April 4th MFD Part 1 Exam
April 4th Dip. Primary Care Dentistry Exam
April 9th Dental Education Programme
April 20th - 22nd FFD Examinations
May 7th Dental Education Programme

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