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# Dentists

This year
2024
‘There’s no accountability’: Leading dentist warns about use of unlicensed botox products
Last year
2023
Dentists pass no confidence vote in Donnelly as one in six wait three months for appointment
'Unacceptable': Dentists hit out at lack of public service care for children amid staffing crisis
All time
Exodus of dentists from medical card scheme leaving vulnerable households without dental care
Nation's oral health at risk as children not seeing a dentist until their teens
Calls for dental vouchers to replace medical cards as dentists warn scheme nears 'total collapse'
'Use it or lose it’ vouchers should be considered for lower income groups' dental needs, says dentists
Dental treatment for medical card holders in 'complete chaos', industry body says
Tenerife dental clinic reports surge in Irish people booking appointments (and then not turning up)
More than 260 dentists no longer providing services to medical card holders after leaving scheme
Irish Dental Association says 'guidance doesn't need to be changed' after WHO advises delay of routine dental work
Dentists seek urgent meeting with Donnelly over claims government failed to deliver promised PPE
Majority of dentists fear Covid-19 poses high risk to 'sustainability' of their practice
Irish Dental Association accuses Government of ‘ignoring effective collapse of dental profession in Ireland’
'We risk spreading the virus': Dentists call for cancellation of routine procedures and establishment of emergency dental hubs
Dentists warn profession is on 'brink of collapse' as many practices face closures
Free dental care for under-6s and free GP visits extended to under-8s from September 2020
Big Sugar and government neglect to blame for dental healthcare's 'state of crisis'
Dentists say HPV vaccine is a 'no brainer' as cases of head, neck and mouth cancer on the rise
Dentists say government's new oral health policy will result in more teeth being extracted in both children and adults
To avoid 'traumatic' extractions, government set to expand dental care for kids under 6
Dentists withdraw allegations of misconduct against each other after row over CCTV camera
Dentists left 'frustrated' after Minister tells constituents they could get free scale and polish
Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening
Dentists charging more than listed, home kits not working and rudeness: Ireland's dentistry complaints
Dentists call for regular teeth screenings in schools to avoid 'traumatic' extractions
So dentists' training dummies are the most horrifying things on the planet
More people are being hospitalised because of problems with their teeth
Dentists "outraged" after sudden closure of dental clinic in Dublin city
Boy fakes own kidnapping to get out of going to the dentist
Two million people can get a free dental check-up - but most of us don't even know it exists
Planning on seeing an orthodontist in Tipperary? You'll be waiting 41 months
Almost 14,000 children waiting on orthodontic treatments
Warning: Tongue piercings affect speech, sense of taste and cause drooling
Fancy getting your teeth whitened? You need to know this
7 celebs who faced the horror of adult braces
5 children who REALLY want to summon the tooth fairy
Almost one third of us are postponing going to the dentist - because of cost
Food industry not convinced by sugar tax, but neither are dentists