When should I bring my child to see an orthodontist?

Dr. Maghnus O’Donnell addresses a question that often concerns parents: When should I bring my child to see an orthodontist? Birth Generally more severe dental and orthodontic malocclusions such as cleft palate and some facial syndromes are very obvious at birth or very soon afterwards and the consulting paediatrician that will examine your child in.. read more →

Tooth Brushing for Young Children

So often, dentists are asked ‘When should I start brushing my child’s teeth?’ It is very important to start a good oral hygiene routine early on. Often, babies and young children will just want to bite the toothbrush, they don’t understand what you are trying to do and they often like the sensation of the.. read more →

Dr. John Lawlor discusses the issue of 6 Month Braces

We hear a lot today about “6 month Braces”, whenever we visit dentists’ websites and in advertisements on radio and newspapers. In reality, there is no such thing as “6 month Braces, as it is not a technique, a philosophy, or some magic wand that the advertisers of it would have the public believe. In.. read more →

How Oral Piercings can lead to Serious Illness, By Dr Veronique Coleman

Oral piercings can damage your teeth and lead to serious illness: Oral piercings have become very popular with young adults. Life -threatening health complications from piercings include: airway obstruction due to swelling of the tongue , transfer of diseases such as Hep B, C and D and Infective Endocarditis. Bacteria can enter the bloodstream when.. read more →

Prevention of Dental Injuries

When playing contact sports the risk of dental injury is increased. Wearing a well fabricated mouthguard reduces the risk of dental injury by over 99%. However not all mouthguards provide the same protection. You have three choices: 1. Stock mouthguard 2. Boil and bite mouthguard 3. Custom fit mouthguard Numbers 1 and 2 cannot be.. read more →

10% off all Injections for February!

10% off all Injections for February! For the month of February we are cutting 10% off the price of all our Botox and Dermal Filler injections! To book an appointment and avail of this fantastic offer, call us now on 01-4915738 or email info@aestheticinstitute.ie   read more →

Non-Surgical Procedures at The Aesthetic Institute

Non-Surgical Procedures Achieving excellent results doesn’t have to mean going under the knife. Enhance and optimize what you already have with our Non Surgical Procedures that will have you looking and feeling your best without the down time of surgery. Here at The Aesthetic Institute patient safety is a top priority for us. We have.. read more →

Include A Dental Visit in your Child’s Calendar!

When you think of the word ‘dentist’, it is unlikely to evoke positive memories, as it is likely that the first time most people attended the dentist, they had a problem. This need not be the case for your child. I am often asked when is the best time to take a child for their.. read more →

Dr. John Lordan to Present at Symposium on Irrigation and disinfection

The Schilder Institute for the Advancement of Endodontics is holding a symposium on ‘Irrigation and Disinfection’ which will take place live on the internet at 7pm on Saturday 7th December 2014 and can be viewed anytime after that. Dr John Lordan will highlight the different bacterial challenges posed in retreatment cases and discuss the successful.. read more →

Reasons to be Seen by an Endodontist

Dr John Lordan outlines some situations when you might need to see an Endodontist for your root canal treatment. Root canal treatment is indicated when a nerve has become irreversibly damaged resulting in acute pain and eventually an abscess in the tooth. Root canal treatment is a means of relieving pain and retaining your tooth for life if.. read more →