Edinburgh Dental Institute

Past news and events

Links to past news and events from the Edinburgh Dental Institute.

World Restart a Heart 2019

World Restart a Heart 2019
For a second year, staff and students of BSc Oral Health Sciences participate in international Restart a Heart Day on the 26th of October.

Hidden treasure behind the wall

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In 1878 the Dispensary and the Scottish Dental Education Committee co-operated to found the Dental Hospital and School.

3-Day course in Standard Edgewise Technique 11-13th March 2020

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Now in its 12th year, this 3-day course teaches participants how to adapt standard edgewise technique to contemporary fixed appliance treatment.

Our own EUSA Representative at EDI

Catrinel Gheorghiu EUSA logo
One of our postgraduate students, Catrinel Gheorghiu, has been elected at the Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) as the Representative for the Postgraduate students in the Deanery of Clinical Sciences, for the academic year 2019/20.

We start 2019 with a welcome to some new Colleagues.

Sarah Gaddess, Vasiliki Pothitou, Amber Brown, Sophie Godsman and Lucy Wands
The Administrative team are joined by two new Programme co-ordinators, Sarah Gaddess and Vasiliki Pothitou.

Graduation Class of 2019

Edinburgh Dental Institute graduation
Family and Friends from around the world joined our 2018 Graduating Students at Edinburgh Dental Institute for the graduation ceremony at McEwan Hall.

Edinburgh Dental Institute Team lead the World ReStart a Heart Day In Edinburgh

year 3 &4 Dental Institute students
As part of the world Restart a Heart Campaign, a team from Edinburgh Dental Institute organised a free drop in session for members of the public at the Surgeons Hall Museum.

New programme in Paediatric Dentistry

We would like to hear your views on a potential new online postgraduate opportunity in Paediatric Dentistry. Our survey will only take about 5 minutes to complete and your answers will help inform the development of this exciting new postgraduate certificate.

3-Day course in Standard Edgewise Technique 20th-22nd March 2019

images of wirecutters, silver teeth, round wire
Now in its 11th year, this 3-day course teaches participants how to adapt standard edgewise technique to contemporary fixed appliance treatment.

Staff changes at Edinburgh Dental Institute

Joanne Healy and Shereen Arabshahi
Joanne Healy takes over as Programme Director BSc Oral Health Sciences and Shereen Arabshahi leaves to join the Medical School.

BSc (Hons) Oral Health Sciences Graduation 2018

BSc (Hons) Oral Health Sciences class of 2017
Congratulations to our BSc (Hons) Oral Health Sciences class of 2017.

MSc in Primary Dental Care - study online applications

Advert for online applications for MSC in Primary Dental Care
We welcome applications for this popular distance learning degree. Closing date for the next intake is 1st December 2017.

Postgraduate online learning open days 24th-25th April 2019

postgraduate online learning open day 24-25th April
Enhance your skills with our newly updated online programme in Restorative Dentistry.

British Dental Conference and Show

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Join us at the British Dental Conference and Show Join our team on Stand J12 at the British Dental Conference and Show 17/18 May 2019

3-Day course in Standard Edgewise Technique 14-16th March 2018

images of wirecutters, silver teeth, round wire
Now in its tenth year, this 3-day course teaches participants how to adapt standard edgewise technique to contemporary fixed appliance treatment.

Postgraduate online learning open days

postgraduate online learning open day 24-25th April
Enhance your skills with our newly updated online programme in Restorative Dentistry.

Masterclass on Soft Tissue Management and Socket Seal technique

Geistlich, Edinburgh University and Association of British Academic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons logos
The aim of this course is to develop surgical skills and deeper understanding in the manipulation of intra oral soft tissues; including the indications and principles for deepening of the vestibule. The course will also cover the extraction of a tooth followed by socket preservation and soft tissue augmentation with connective tissue grafts alongside the latest biomaterials.

First Doctor of Dentistry Graduates at Edinburgh

Dr Abdullah Aly Alkalaly first graduate of the Doctor of Dentistry at University of Edinburgh poses outside McEwan Hall
Edinburgh Dental Institute are delighted to congratulate Dr Abdullah Aly Alkalaly our first graduate of the DClinDent programme – with distinction - and the first graduate of the Doctor of Dentistry at University of Edinburgh.

Welcome to our new Students

Edinburgh Dental Institute is delighted to welcome our new intake of students for Academic year 2017-18.

Island life for dental couple

Amy, Scott and their son in their Kirkwall Dental Practice.
Amy and Scott Tulloch met while studying at the Edinburgh Dental Institute. They now provide dental care for the majority of the population in Orkney, being committed to patient care in rural communities.

Oonagh Lawrie and Jen Allison attend the BDA Scottish Dental conference in Glasgow

Oonagh & Jen at BDA Scottish Conference
Oonagh and Jen attended the BDA Scottish Dental conference to promote the Online Primary Dental Care programme and endorse the postgraduate and undergraduate opportunities available at Edinburgh Dental Institute.

A busy time for our MSc Primary Dental Care students

MSc Primary Dental Care students pose in their graduation robes
June and July have been a busy time for our MSc Primary Dental Care students

Margaret Ross awarded OBE

Margaret Ross OBE
Senior Lecturer for Dental Care Professionals and Programme Director of the BSc (Hons) in Oral Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh.

BSc Staff nominated in 2017 Teaching Awards

Lucy Sheerins and Liz Conner
Two of our Lecturers on the BSc in Oral Health Sciences were nominated in the University wide Teaching Awards. Lucy Sheerins was nominated for the Best Feedback Award and Liz Conner was nominated as one of the Best Personal Tutors in the institution.

3-Day course in Standard Edgewise Technique

images of wirecutters, silver teeth, round wire
Now in its ninth year, this 3-day course teaches participants how to adapt standard edgewise technique to contemporary fixed appliance treatment.

Professor Angus Walls elected President of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR)

Prof Walls bearing the chain of office of President of IADR, having been inducted by his predecessor Prof Jukka Meurman
Professor Angus walls has been elected as the 94th President of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).

Anna Atluri our new Postgraduate Administrator

photo Anna Atluri
We are delighted to welcome our new member of the Administrative Team, Anna Atluri, who has been appointed to the new role of Postgraduate Administrator.