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# open-wide - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Nasa launches robot to take the temperature of Mars
# Burning Red
# Burning Red

Nasa launches robot to take the temperature of Mars

May 5th 2018, 2:41 PM 9,062 Views 13 Comments

InSight will dig deeper into Mars than ever before.

# open-wide - 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 25,863 Views 32 Comments

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

# open-wide - Friday 17 April, 2015

More people are being hospitalised because of problems with their teeth
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# Open Wide

More people are being hospitalised because of problems with their teeth

Apr 17th 2015, 6:10 AM 13,517 Views 52 Comments

The IDA is calling on the Tánaiste to reinstate the PRSI dental scheme.

# open-wide - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Need to see a dentist? Head to Westmeath - it's cheapest
# The Whole Tooth
# The Whole Tooth

Need to see a dentist? Head to Westmeath - it's cheapest

Aug 20th 2014, 7:15 AM 27,300 Views 35 Comments

Cork teeth are most costly.

# open-wide - Thursday 24 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 24th 2014, 2:09 PM 34,997 Views 31 Comments

The surgery took a gruelling seven hours.

# open-wide - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Planning on seeing an orthodontist in Tipperary? You'll be waiting 41 months
# The Hole Tooth
# The Hole Tooth

Planning on seeing an orthodontist in Tipperary? You'll be waiting 41 months

May 14th 2014, 7:09 PM 10,471 Views 24 Comments

Independent TD Mattie McGrath called the wait ‘shocking’.

# open-wide - Saturday 4 January, 2014

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

Over half of Irish adults only visit dentist in emergency

Jan 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,450 Views 78 Comments

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

# open-wide - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Woman dislocates jaw trying to eat triple-deck burger
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From The Daily Edge
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Woman dislocates jaw trying to eat triple-deck burger

Aug 21st 2013, 12:48 PM 2,118 Views 5 Comments

She felt a “cramp” in her tongue… then had to go to hospital.

# open-wide - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Vending machine gives you free coffee if you yawn at it
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From The Daily Edge
# Open Wide

Vending machine gives you free coffee if you yawn at it

Jul 25th 2013, 4:38 PM 1,889 Views 1 Comment

Why has nobody thought of this before?

# open-wide - Friday 7 June, 2013

9 things everyone dreads about the dentist
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From The Daily Edge
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9 things everyone dreads about the dentist

Jun 7th 2013, 7:29 PM 2,132 Views 2 Comments

Now spit.

# open-wide - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Almost one third of us are postponing going to the dentist - because of cost
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# Open Wide

Almost one third of us are postponing going to the dentist - because of cost

Nov 29th 2012, 7:53 AM 6,094 Views 45 Comments

One dentist has warned that we may be returning to the days of extractions and dentures.

# open-wide - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Guinness record set for world’s largest… tonsils
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From The Daily Edge
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Guinness record set for world’s largest… tonsils

Jul 19th 2011, 12:27 PM 664 Views 0 Comments

Ouch! A 21-year-old man had problems breathing and had constant sore throats until he had his two-inch long tonsils removed.