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#Oral Health

# oral-health - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Moving dentists to vaccination programme will cause 'irreparable damage' to children, says IDA
# Irish Dental Association
# Irish Dental Association

Moving dentists to vaccination programme will cause 'irreparable damage' to children, says IDA

May 8th 2021, 1:53 PM 37,565 Views 13 Comments

IDA President, Dr Anne O’Neill said that the organisation had “lost faith” in the Department of Health to implement change.

# oral-health - Monday 4 May, 2020

Majority of dentists fear Covid-19 poses high risk to 'sustainability' of their practice
# Oral Health
# Oral Health

Majority of dentists fear Covid-19 poses high risk to 'sustainability' of their practice

May 4th 2020, 12:18 PM 37,442 Views 45 Comments

The Irish Dental Association carried out a survey of dentists across the country.

# oral-health - Friday 19 July, 2019

Big Sugar and government neglect to blame for dental healthcare's 'state of crisis'
# Root Causes
# Root Causes

Big Sugar and government neglect to blame for dental healthcare's 'state of crisis'

Jul 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 12,732 Views 51 Comments

In Ireland, vulnerable people have more untreated dental disease, and poorer oral health-related quality of life than others.

# oral-health - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Dentists say government's new oral health policy will result in more teeth being extracted in both children and adults
# Privatisation
# Privatisation

Dentists say government's new oral health policy will result in more teeth being extracted in both children and adults

Updated May 15th 2019, 11:25 AM 39,646 Views 51 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says policy will be ‘catastrophic’ for adults and children in lower income areas.

# oral-health - Thursday 17 August, 2017

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 9,040 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says 150 more dentists are needed.

# oral-health - 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 2,171 Views 2 Comments

Now spit.

# oral-health - Thursday 21 February, 2013

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

Dentists' body expresses concern over illegal teeth whitening

Feb 21st 2013, 8:29 PM 17,124 Views 60 Comments

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

# oral-health - Monday 3 September, 2012

Coconut oil could combat tooth decay
# Tooth Decay
# Tooth Decay

Coconut oil could combat tooth decay

Sep 3rd 2012, 9:38 AM 5,068 Views 16 Comments

Coconut oil treated with enzymes stops the growth of the bacteria that causes tooth decay – a problem which affects 60 per cent to 90 per cent of children in industrialised countries.

# oral-health - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Only one in five entitled people availed of free dental exams last year
# Dental
# Dental

Only one in five entitled people availed of free dental exams last year

Jul 10th 2012, 10:57 AM 7,764 Views 38 Comments

Despite 3.3 million Irish adults being entitled to free dental check ups, fewer that 600,000 availed of the scheme last year.

# oral-health - Monday 23 April, 2012

Screening uncovered 12 cases of mouth cancer last year
# Mouth Cancer
# Mouth Cancer

Screening uncovered 12 cases of mouth cancer last year

Apr 23rd 2012, 5:17 PM 4,914 Views 20 Comments

The second annual Mouth Cancer Awareness Day screening saw 83 people referred for urgent examinations and uncovered mouth cancer in 12 individuals.