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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 19,283 Views 33 Comments

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

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 9,061 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says 150 more dentists are needed.

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 772 Views 40 Comments

The not-so-sweet side of sugar…

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 5,503 Views 624 Comments

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

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 9,540 Views 78 Comments

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

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 39,841 Views 83 Comments

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

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 72,308 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Dentists' body expresses concern over illegal teeth whitening

Feb 21st 2013, 8:29 PM 17,143 Views 60 Comments

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

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 7,796 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Don't overbrush your teeth, say dentists

Aug 20th 2012, 4:09 PM 9,940 Views 14 Comments

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