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#dental health

# dental-health - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Dentists say HPV vaccine is a 'no brainer' as cases of head, neck and mouth cancer on the rise
# Dental Health
# Dental Health

Dentists say HPV vaccine is a 'no brainer' as cases of head, neck and mouth cancer on the rise

May 16th 2019, 6:05 AM 19,270 Views 33 Comments

Concerns were also raised about the overuse of antibiotics on children waiting for dental treatment .

# dental-health - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening
# Lack Of Staff
# Lack Of Staff

Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening

Aug 17th 2017, 7:43 AM 9,040 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says 150 more dentists are needed.

# dental-health - Monday 30 March, 2015

These hidden sugars in 'healthy' foods could be harming your child's teeth
# Opinion
# Opinion

These hidden sugars in 'healthy' foods could be harming your child's teeth

Mar 30th 2015, 1:00 PM 749 Views 38 Comments

The not-so-sweet side of sugar…

# dental-health - 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 5,475 Views 624 Comments

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

# dental-health - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Over half of Irish adults only visit dentist in emergency
# Open Wide
# Open Wide

Over half of Irish adults only visit dentist in emergency

Jan 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,531 Views 78 Comments

Irish Dental Association’s survey finds routine visits drop sharply after the age of 45 years.

# dental-health - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Warning: Tongue piercings affect speech, sense of taste and cause drooling
# Piercings
# Piercings

Warning: Tongue piercings affect speech, sense of taste and cause drooling

Aug 1st 2013, 7:15 AM 39,696 Views 83 Comments

Dentists are warning young people about the risks of oral piercings, especially when getting them done abroad or at music festivals.

# dental-health - Monday 6 May, 2013

Fancy getting your teeth whitened? You need to know this
# Pearly Whites
# Pearly Whites

Fancy getting your teeth whitened? You need to know this

May 6th 2013, 6:30 PM 71,419 Views 57 Comments

Beware of gum burns – and why lasers are not really the answer to getting your gnashers glowing.

# dental-health - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Dentists' body expresses concern over illegal teeth whitening
# Dentistry
# Dentistry

Dentists' body expresses concern over illegal teeth whitening

Feb 21st 2013, 8:29 PM 17,124 Views 60 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says several businesses could be operating outside of European rules on peroxide content.

# dental-health - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

42 per cent of Irish adults "are missing teeth"
# Teeth
# Teeth

42 per cent of Irish adults "are missing teeth"

Sep 12th 2012, 10:23 AM 7,758 Views 38 Comments

Plus, more than half of Irish adults surveyed said that the biggest barrier to visiting the dentist is the cost.

# dental-health - Monday 20 August, 2012

Don't overbrush your teeth, say dentists
# Teeth
# Teeth

Don't overbrush your teeth, say dentists

Aug 20th 2012, 4:09 PM 9,933 Views 14 Comments

We’re encouraged to brush twice a day – but over-brushing can lead to sensitive teeth, dentists said today.