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# dentist - Friday 14 August, 2020

Dentists who are charging customers a Covid-19 fee urged to display prices
# Dentist
# Dentist

Dentists who are charging customers a Covid-19 fee urged to display prices

Aug 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 31,871 Views 23 Comments

Some people have reported being charged as much as €20 extra for an appointment, due to Covid-19 measures.

# dentist - 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 10,359 Views 11 Comments

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

# dentist - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

HIV positive woman to receive €10,000 in compensation after dentist stops treating her mid-procedure
# Discrimination Claim
# Discrimination Claim

HIV positive woman to receive €10,000 in compensation after dentist stops treating her mid-procedure

Jun 4th 2019, 4:58 PM 43,018 Views 0 Comments

The dentist agreed to provide a written apology to the woman.

# dentist - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

To avoid 'traumatic' extractions, government set to expand dental care for kids under 6
# Oral Health Plan
# Oral Health Plan

To avoid 'traumatic' extractions, government set to expand dental care for kids under 6

Apr 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 14,985 Views 18 Comments

Children receive free dental check ups in 2nd, 4th and 6th class but there has been huge cuts to those services.

# dentist - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Dentists withdraw allegations of misconduct against each other after row over CCTV camera
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Dentists withdraw allegations of misconduct against each other after row over CCTV camera

Oct 25th 2018, 2:49 PM 18,815 Views 0 Comments

The men had previously worked well together but the relationship became “toxic”, a court heard.

# dentist - Friday 29 June, 2018

Dentists will stop using metal fillings that have been used in teeth for 150 years
# Mercury Falling
# Mercury Falling

Dentists will stop using metal fillings that have been used in teeth for 150 years

Jun 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 43,940 Views 29 Comments

Although the fillings are perfectly safe, they carry a heavy environmental burden.

# dentist - Friday 23 March, 2018

Being treated with chemical pipe cleaner had 'devastating' impact on children
# Ennis Dental Clinic
# Ennis Dental Clinic

Being treated with chemical pipe cleaner had 'devastating' impact on children

Mar 23rd 2018, 5:53 PM 28,809 Views 7 Comments

Over 40 children attending a dental clinic in Clare were treated with water contaminated by pipe cleaner.

# dentist - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 33,701 Views 20 Comments

Up to last year, if a patient qualified under their spouse or partner’s benefit, they simply had to sign a form at the clinic.

# dentist - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Your PRSI will now let you get a free scale and polish
# Dental Plan
# Dental Plan

Your PRSI will now let you get a free scale and polish

Oct 28th 2017, 3:04 PM 142,610 Views 39 Comments

From today, workers are entitled to a full scale and polish, and if necessary, protracted periodontal treatment.

# dentist - Friday 6 October, 2017

Drain cleaning fluid 'got mixed with water' at Ennis dental surgeries
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Drain cleaning fluid 'got mixed with water' at Ennis dental surgeries

Oct 6th 2017, 12:58 PM 22,236 Views 23 Comments

The HSE is currently in contact with the parents of up to 43 children to see if they were affected by the problem.

# dentist - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Why do so few Irish people claim back their medical expenses?
# Nice Mouth Gift Horse
# Nice Mouth Gift Horse

Why do so few Irish people claim back their medical expenses?

Jul 4th 2017, 6:05 AM 34,191 Views 46 Comments

Anyone can do it, yet nearly 60% of Irish citizens decline the option of applying for what is effectively free money.

# dentist - Friday 31 March, 2017

If you're self-employed your PRSI will now get you a free check-up at the dentist
# Pearly Grin
# Pearly Grin

If you're self-employed your PRSI will now get you a free check-up at the dentist

Mar 31st 2017, 10:33 AM 26,032 Views 32 Comments

For the first time, self-employed people can get free dental and optical exams through their PRSI contribution.

# dentist - Monday 31 October, 2016

Irish children's first dentist visit is years too late, says RCSI
# RCSI
# RCSI

Irish children's first dentist visit is years too late, says RCSI

Oct 31st 2016, 6:15 AM 18,626 Views 14 Comments

“Research has shown that fixing decayed first teeth results in better sleep patterns for children and better performance in schools.”

# dentist - 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 28,402 Views 72 Comments

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

Scared of the dentist? It's in your genes
# Dental Plan
# Dental Plan

Scared of the dentist? It's in your genes

Oct 22nd 2016, 6:25 AM 7,473 Views 12 Comments

Around 15% of people describe themselves as being afraid of the dentist.

# dentist - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

'Dentist of horror' accused of horrifically injuring over 100 patients goes on trial
# Dentist Of Horror
# Dentist Of Horror

'Dentist of horror' accused of horrifically injuring over 100 patients goes on trial

Mar 8th 2016, 10:10 AM 18,045 Views 15 Comments

He allegedly left dozens of patients in a remote French village with broken jaws, recurrent abscesses and septicaemia.

# dentist - Friday 20 November, 2015

Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality
# John Wolf
# John Wolf

Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality

Nov 20th 2015, 10:53 PM 24,803 Views 21 Comments

Dr John Wolf was also allegedly recorded saying he deliberately tries to infect sexual partners with HIV.

# dentist - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Teens are making their own painful braces in the latest bizarre online trend
# DIY Braces
From The Daily Edge
# DIY Braces

Teens are making their own painful braces in the latest bizarre online trend

Aug 19th 2015, 10:27 AM 5,650 Views 1 Comment

Oh dear.

# dentist - Sunday 2 August, 2015

That American dentist has killed A LOT of big game — here are 13
# Not Just Cecil
# Not Just Cecil

That American dentist has killed A LOT of big game — here are 13

Aug 2nd 2015, 8:15 AM 26,557 Views 74 Comments

A zoo’s worth of wild beasts.

# dentist - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Authorities fear up to 11,000 people could have been infected with HIV/Hepatitis at two dentist clinics
# Sydney
# Sydney

Authorities fear up to 11,000 people could have been infected with HIV/Hepatitis at two dentist clinics

Jul 1st 2015, 6:53 PM 41,133 Views 9 Comments

The worries stem from inadequate equipment sterilisation at the facilities.

# dentist - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Office worker posed as a dentist in New York and pulled people's teeth
# Inci-dental
# Inci-dental

Office worker posed as a dentist in New York and pulled people's teeth

Apr 26th 2015, 11:30 AM 16,812 Views 32 Comments

Oh no :(

# dentist - Friday 17 April, 2015

Poll: Does the cost of treatment stop you from going to the dentist?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does the cost of treatment stop you from going to the dentist?

Apr 17th 2015, 8:45 AM 22,273 Views 88 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says the oral health of the nation is suffering because of state cuts.

# dentist - Thursday 16 April, 2015

'She's in agony': Four year old faces months of pain due to dental service cutback
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

'She's in agony': Four year old faces months of pain due to dental service cutback

Apr 16th 2015, 7:00 PM 25,189 Views 82 Comments

The woman’s mother said she feels completely helpless.

# dentist - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Just how did Tiger Woods lose his front tooth?
# Mind The Gap
From The42
# Mind The Gap

Just how did Tiger Woods lose his front tooth?

Jan 20th 2015, 12:37 PM 25,877 Views 33 Comments

The golfer’s agent says it was an over-eager cameraman, but World Cup ski race organisers say no such incident happened.

# dentist - Friday 31 October, 2014

Irish dentists say your kids'  teeth will decay if we remove fluoride from water
# Smile
# Smile

Irish dentists say your kids' teeth will decay if we remove fluoride from water

Oct 31st 2014, 6:30 AM 17,823 Views 372 Comments

A meeting yesterday heard that dental surgeries are “brimming with children under seven who are already showing signs of irreparable tooth decay

# dentist - Sunday 5 October, 2014

This guy is absolutely devastated that Beyoncé didn't show up to his dental surgery
# Yoncé
From The Daily Edge
# Yoncé

This guy is absolutely devastated that Beyoncé didn't show up to his dental surgery

Oct 5th 2014, 10:00 AM 3,253 Views 5 Comments

He is all of us.

# dentist - Monday 29 September, 2014

'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies
# Forensics
# Forensics

'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies

Sep 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,459 Views 4 Comments

Kerry forensic dentist Paul Keogh told us how his work can help gardaí identify victims and sometimes even the people responsible for crimes.

# dentist - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today
# Watch Your Mouth
# Watch Your Mouth

Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today

Sep 17th 2014, 6:15 AM 16,168 Views 9 Comments

It’s Mouth Cancer Awareness day and more than 500 dental surgeries will check your gob for free today. It only takes five minutes.

# dentist - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 12,488 Views 14 Comments

Plus: How many Irish people have travelled to Switzerland for an assisted suicide?

# dentist - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Poll: Do you find the cost of going to the dentist prohibitive?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you find the cost of going to the dentist prohibitive?

Aug 20th 2014, 9:38 AM 15,684 Views 95 Comments

The cost for some treatments can vary between counties by as much as €230.

# dentist - Monday 11 August, 2014

Man goes to doctor with chronic nosebleeds, discovers rogue tooth in nose
# Teething Problems
From The Daily Edge
# Teething Problems

Man goes to doctor with chronic nosebleeds, discovers rogue tooth in nose

Aug 11th 2014, 8:11 AM 25,440 Views 16 Comments

SCREAM. (Might not want to read this if you’ve just had breakfast.)

# dentist - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Think your dentist visit was bad? This Indian teen had 232 teeth 'chiselled out'
# Open Wide
# Open Wide

Think your dentist visit was bad? This Indian teen had 232 teeth 'chiselled out'

Jul 24th 2014, 2:09 PM 35,043 Views 31 Comments

The surgery took a gruelling seven hours.

# dentist - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation
# Drinking Water
# Drinking Water

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation

Jul 14th 2014, 4:54 PM 10,528 Views 199 Comments

Cork County Council has already passed a motion calling on the Government to legislate for change.

# dentist - Monday 23 June, 2014

Boy fakes own kidnapping to get out of going to the dentist
# The Tooth Hurts
From The Daily Edge
# The Tooth Hurts

Boy fakes own kidnapping to get out of going to the dentist

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 3,203 Views 0 Comments

KIDS. What are they like?

# dentist - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Poll: Do you travel to Northern Ireland for cheaper dental work?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you travel to Northern Ireland for cheaper dental work?

Apr 27th 2014, 10:34 AM 41,406 Views 105 Comments

Dentists are reporting that 50 per cent of their clients are now from the Republic.

# dentist - Saturday 5 April, 2014

12 problems only people who had braces will understand
# Braceface
From The Daily Edge
# Braceface

12 problems only people who had braces will understand

Apr 5th 2014, 6:00 PM 242,216 Views 33 Comments

It’s nothing to smile about.

# dentist - Monday 25 November, 2013

WATCH: Young man on emotional rollercoaster after wisdom teeth surgery
# High On Strife
From The Daily Edge
# High On Strife

WATCH: Young man on emotional rollercoaster after wisdom teeth surgery

Nov 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 4,230 Views 2 Comments

‘I’M LEAKING!’

# dentist - Friday 27 September, 2013

Girl gets wisdom teeth removed, thinks she's a Nascar driver
# The Tooth Hurts
From The Daily Edge
# The Tooth Hurts

Girl gets wisdom teeth removed, thinks she's a Nascar driver

Sep 27th 2013, 11:43 AM 3,727 Views 1 Comment

She won the World Series, OK?

# dentist - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening
# Smile
# Smile

Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:30 PM 39,393 Views 17 Comments

The Orthodontic Society of Ireland has said that quick fixes can cost more than money.

# dentist - Friday 7 June, 2013

9 things everyone dreads about the dentist
# Open Wide
From The Daily Edge
# Open Wide

9 things everyone dreads about the dentist

Jun 7th 2013, 7:29 PM 2,147 Views 2 Comments

Now spit.

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