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#Dental care

# dental-care - Monday 21 February, 2022

Calls for dental vouchers to replace medical cards as dentists warn scheme nears 'total collapse'
# Dental Care
# Dental Care

Calls for dental vouchers to replace medical cards as dentists warn scheme nears 'total collapse'

Feb 21st 2022, 9:19 AM 29,150 Views 23 Comments

A raft of dentists have exited the medical card scheme over difficulties with the fee structure.

# dental-care - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Free dental care for under-6s and free GP visits extended to under-8s from September 2020
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Free dental care for under-6s and free GP visits extended to under-8s from September 2020

Oct 8th 2019, 1:56 PM 43,323 Views 27 Comments

The changes will be brought in from next September.

# dental-care - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Harris smooths out rift with dentists over how to roll out free dental care for kids
# Smile
# Smile

Harris smooths out rift with dentists over how to roll out free dental care for kids

Aug 28th 2019, 8:28 AM 10,376 Views 11 Comments

Harris has said free dental care for children will begin to be rolled out from next year

# dental-care - Thursday 21 September, 2017

The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border
# Tourism
# Tourism

The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border

Sep 21st 2017, 4:27 PM 517 Views 0 Comments

The hotels lobby says it’s an example of how Brexit is disrupting the industry’s trade.

# dental-care - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

There has been a big drop in people getting HSE-funded dental treatments
# Lisa Needs Braces
# Lisa Needs Braces

There has been a big drop in people getting HSE-funded dental treatments

Jul 26th 2017, 10:01 PM 13,369 Views 25 Comments

New CSO figures show a 16.4% drop in HSE-funded dental treatments between 2013 and 2016.

# dental-care - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Dentists call for regular teeth screenings in schools to avoid 'traumatic' extractions
# Preventable Measures
# Preventable Measures

Dentists call for regular teeth screenings in schools to avoid 'traumatic' extractions

Feb 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,859 Views 24 Comments

Thousands of children have teeth extracted under general anaesthetic each year.

# dental-care - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Lack of dental care sees nursing home patients needing up to 20 teeth extracted at once
# Untold Damage
# Untold Damage

Lack of dental care sees nursing home patients needing up to 20 teeth extracted at once

Feb 12th 2017, 9:30 AM 12,251 Views 16 Comments

One of country’s senior dentists reveals some nursing homes neglecting duty of care to elderly.

# dental-care - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Poll: Have you visited the dentist in the last year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you visited the dentist in the last year?

Oct 22nd 2016, 10:20 AM 28,527 Views 72 Comments

Experts say you should go once a year, but it is a cause of anxiety for some people.

# dental-care - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Opinion: Water fluoridation is controversial, but trust evidence over scaremongering
# Fluoride
# Fluoride

Opinion: Water fluoridation is controversial, but trust evidence over scaremongering

Oct 4th 2014, 7:00 PM 5,476 Views 624 Comments

Scare tactics and misinformation should have no place in deciding public health policy.

# dental-care - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist?

Nov 29th 2012, 9:40 AM 9,770 Views 72 Comments

Nearly one third of people are putting off going to the dentist because of the cost. Do you put off going?

# dental-care - Friday 20 January, 2012

HSE underspent on dental care by €11.5m last year
# Dental Care
# Dental Care

HSE underspent on dental care by €11.5m last year

Jan 20th 2012, 3:50 PM 3,887 Views 26 Comments

Dentists are furious at new figures which showed that the HSE had budgeted €63m for dental care, but only spent €51.5m.