Oral Health in Ireland: A Handbook for Health Professionals

Oral Health in Ireland: A Handbook for Health Professionals (2nd Edition) provides updated evidence-based guidance on oral health promotion for health and allied health professionals.

This publication is in line with Healthy Ireland – A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing 2013 – 2025, the national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of our nation. Based on international evidence, it outlines a new commitment to public health with a considerable emphasis on prevention, while at the same time advocating for stronger health systems where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society and is everyone’s responsibility.

It focuses on enabling health and allied health professionals to promote and support an inclusive approach to addressing risk factors and preventing diseases while empowering people to take action to protect and be responsible for their own oral health.