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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 »

New M.O.U. with the Faculty of Odontology, University of Malmo, Sweden

The Faculty of Dentistry recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Faculty of Odontology in the University of Malmo, Sweden to accredit the Masters Training Programmes in a number of different disciplines in dentistry. These 3 year programmes will incorporate the MFDRCSI examination and allow eligibility for those candidates who successfully complete their training to be eligible for the specialist Fellowship (FFDRCSI) examination. read more »

New Dean for Faculty of Dentistry, RCSI: Dr. John Walsh

The Faculty of Dentistry at RCSI is delighted to announce the election of Dr. John Walsh as their new (and 17th) Dean.

Dr. Walsh, a native of Dublin, is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, as well as the Paedodontic Program at Indiana and the Orthodontic Programme at Seattle. Dr. Walsh was the first European to successfully complete read more »

Successful first Diploma of Primary Care Dentistry, RCSI

Professor Gerard Kearns, Dean, Faculty of Dentistry RCSI is delighted to announce a 100% success rate among the candidates who entered the first diet of the Faculty of Dentistry, RCSI Diploma of Primary Care Dentistry (Dip PCD (RCSI)). The Diploma has been approved by the Dental Council and the examination has been developed in collaboration with the Irish Dental Association and the Irish Faculty of Primary Dental Care. read more »

MGDS Part 1 exemption for dentists who are 10 or more years qualified

The Faculty of Dentistry is delighted to announce that the MGDS regulations have been recently modified. Dentists who are qualified for 10 or more years are now exempt from MGDS Part 1 and may enter *MGDS Part 2 read more »