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# Irish Dental Association

Last year
'Unacceptable': Dentists hit out at lack of public service care for children amid staffing crisis
All time
Nation's oral health at risk as children not seeing a dentist until their teens
Moving dentists to vaccination programme will cause 'irreparable damage' to children, says IDA
Dental treatment for medical card holders in 'complete chaos', industry body says
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
Dentists warn profession is on 'brink of collapse' as many practices face closures
Dentists left 'frustrated' after Minister tells constituents they could get free scale and polish
Dentists claim rise in tooth extractions caused by structure of medical card scheme
Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening
There has been a big drop in people getting HSE-funded dental treatments
Dentists call for regular teeth screenings in schools to avoid 'traumatic' extractions
Lack of dental care sees nursing home patients needing up to 20 teeth extracted at once
Varadkar dismisses claims 10,000 Irish children have teeth extracted in hospital each year
Over half of Irish adults only visit dentist in emergency
Warning: Tongue piercings affect speech, sense of taste and cause drooling
75 per cent of people do not avail of free dental check-ups
Dentists' body expresses concern over illegal teeth whitening
Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist?
Only one in five entitled people availed of free dental exams last year