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ASM 2016 Preview

A sneak preview of what to expect at this year’s Annual Scientific Meeting (Oct 28-29, 2016), jointly hosted by the Faculty of Dentistry, RCSI and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Spaces are filling up fast so please register early: www.asm2016.com

Links Across the Atlantic – ASM 2016


Former president of the Irish Dental Association and current chair of the programme committee for the Faculty of Dentistry’s Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), Dr Sean Malone spoke recently to Ireland’s Dental Magazine about the Faculty’s upcoming ASM. Read here

Largest ever Diet of the MFD Part 2

RCSI Bahrain MFD May-June 2016

The Faculty of Dentistry recently held its largest ever Diet of the MFD Part 2 examination at the RCSI Bahrain with over 160 candidates presenting for examination. A team of 30 examiners, comprising both RCSI and local examiners, carried out the examinations over two days. The Faculty would like to acknowledge the superb facilities afforded to them by RCSI Bahrain President, Professor Sameer Otoom and his excellent staff.

2-day Intensive Revision Course for MFD Part 2 (MUB, Bahrain)

Intensive Revision Course

The Faculty of Dentistry, will hold a 2-day Intensive Revision Course for the MFD Part 2 at the Royal College of Surgeons – Medical University of Bahrain, Bahrain. The course will take place October 4-5, 2016 and is designed for candidates intending to enter the MFD Part 2 examination. More details / register

Annual Subscriptions

Your annual subscription is now available to pay online. We have not increased our annual subscriptions this year and we still offer a reduced fee for prompt payment (if paid before July 15th 2016).

ASM 2016 Update

ASM 2016 Website

The ASM 2016 website is now live. The site is intended to provide a comprehensive guide to the Annual Scientific Meeting and will be updated regularly. Click here to launch the website.

ASM 2016

Americans Coming4

The Faculty of Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is delighted to announce that we will be joined by the American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry in hosting our Annual Scientific Meeting this year. This years ASM promises to be a unique occasion. If you have an interest in Paediatric Dentistry this event is not to be missed! Click here for more information.

Inaugural Intensive Review Course in Qatar

The Faculty of Dentistry held its inaugural Intensive Review Course for the MFD in Qatar from March 11th –17th , 2016. It proved to be an enormous success and the content of lectures, OSCEs, Tutorials and Vivas was extremely well received.


Pictured above: Course attendees, along with team members from RCSI (Dr John Walsh, Dr Pat Cleary, Prof Gerry Kearns, Mr Sean Sheridan, Dr Edward Cotter, Dr Peter Cowan & Dr Albert Leung) and the Dental Division of the Hamad Medical Corporation (Dr Jamal Ahmad M A Al-Abdulla & Dr Khalifa Ali Faraj Al Ansar).

New Heights Reached in Khartoum

The Faculty of Dentistry held its most recent diet of the MFD Part 2 in the Soba Education, Training and Examination Centre in Khartoum in January. There were 116 candidates who presented for this examination, the majority of whom were from Sudan but candidates also travelled from other parts of North Africa and the Middle-East. This number represents the single largest diet ever held by the Faculty of Dentistry in any of its many examination centres worldwide.

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.



September 10th Dental Education Programme
October 3rd MFD Part 1 Exam
October 3rd Dip. of Primary Care Dentistry Exam
Oct 4th & 5th Intensive Revision Course, Bahrain
October 22nd Dental Education Programme
Oct 28th & 29th Annual Scientific Meeting
Nov 7th & 8th MFD Part 2 Exam

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