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#Teeth

# teeth - Friday 27 May, 2022

Nation's oral health at risk as children not seeing a dentist until their teens
# Dentists
# Dentists

Nation's oral health at risk as children not seeing a dentist until their teens

May 27th 2022, 6:30 AM 8,965 Views 19 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said not everyone is getting the high-quality dental care they deserve.

# teeth - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about crowns?
# The Crown
# The Crown

Quiz: How much do you know about crowns?

Nov 14th 2020, 10:00 PM 46,829 Views 20 Comments

Whet your appetite for The Crown.

# teeth - Friday 9 October, 2020

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say
# Evolution
# Evolution

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say

Oct 9th 2020, 12:37 PM 90,048 Views 51 Comments

A study has found that humans are evolving at a faster rate than at any point in the past 250 years.

# teeth - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Irish Dental Association says 'guidance doesn't need to be changed' after WHO advises delay of routine dental work
# Transmission
# Transmission

Irish Dental Association says 'guidance doesn't need to be changed' after WHO advises delay of routine dental work

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 2:18 PM 48,660 Views 26 Comments

The World Health Organization has said non-essential dental work should be delayed until Covid-19 transmission rates drop sufficiently.

# teeth - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Parents urged to throw out choking hazard baby teethers sold through AliExpress
# Teething Problems
# Teething Problems

Parents urged to throw out choking hazard baby teethers sold through AliExpress

Mar 21st 2020, 1:29 PM 29,993 Views 18 Comments

The risk arises from small parts detaching.

# teeth - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Your PRSI gets you a free scale and polish and 300,000 availed of it so far this year
# Dental Plan
# Dental Plan

Your PRSI gets you a free scale and polish and 300,000 availed of it so far this year

May 18th 2019, 6:30 AM 48,919 Views 36 Comments

Half a million claims for dental scale and polish, free glasses and hearing aids have been made.

# teeth - 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 39,640 Views 51 Comments

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

# teeth - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Beauty Q: Have you ever whitened your teeth?
# Teeth
From The Daily Edge
# Teeth

Beauty Q: Have you ever whitened your teeth?

Mar 17th 2019, 11:00 AM 4,600 Views 2 Comments

Does it appeal to you?

# teeth - 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 44,242 Views 29 Comments

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

# teeth - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Dentists claim rise in tooth extractions caused by structure of medical card scheme
# Survey
# Survey

Dentists claim rise in tooth extractions caused by structure of medical card scheme

May 29th 2018, 7:53 PM 15,067 Views 28 Comments

The Irish Dental Association has found that 90% of dentists say they are dissatisfied with the level of care they can provide under the scheme.

# teeth - Friday 16 February, 2018

'The problem has advanced significantly': Mullingar man waits 9 years for orthodontic treatment
# Midlands
# Midlands

'The problem has advanced significantly': Mullingar man waits 9 years for orthodontic treatment

Feb 16th 2018, 6:01 AM 12,877 Views 19 Comments

Fine Gael TD Peter Burke has said that prompt treatment was critical in terms of young adults’ body image.

# teeth - Sunday 28 January, 2018

These Israeli teeth show modern humans left Africa 100,000 years earlier than thought
# Israel
# Israel

These Israeli teeth show modern humans left Africa 100,000 years earlier than thought

Jan 28th 2018, 3:30 PM 17,329 Views 36 Comments

The ancient jawbone is believed to be somewhere between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.

# teeth - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Daredevil woman hangs from helicopter above Niagara Falls... by her teeth
# Skin Of Her Teeth
# Skin Of Her Teeth

Daredevil woman hangs from helicopter above Niagara Falls... by her teeth

Jun 15th 2017, 10:27 PM 15,920 Views 10 Comments

Erendira Wallenda pulled off the stunt five years to the day her husband Nik walked a tightrope over the falls.

# teeth - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'We compete with huge multinationals, but we're just two girls in Galway who had an idea'
# Insights
# Insights

'We compete with huge multinationals, but we're just two girls in Galway who had an idea'

Mar 19th 2017, 12:05 PM 2,439 Views 31 Comments

These sisters took a step back from their dental practices to launch their own product.

# teeth - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Dentists call for regular teeth screenings in schools to avoid 'traumatic' extractions
# Preventable Measures
# Preventable Measures

Dentists call for regular teeth screenings in schools to avoid 'traumatic' extractions

Feb 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,857 Views 24 Comments

Thousands of children have teeth extracted under general anaesthetic each year.

# teeth - Monday 27 February, 2017

The cost of austerity? Irish children aged 6 are getting teeth extracted under general anesthetic
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

The cost of austerity? Irish children aged 6 are getting teeth extracted under general anesthetic

Feb 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 41,087 Views 138 Comments

Previously, Irish children received free dental check ups in 2nd, 4th and 6th class but there has been huge cuts to those services.

# teeth - 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 28,524 Views 72 Comments

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

# teeth - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Your PRSI will now let you get a free teeth cleaning
# Lisa Needs Braces
# Lisa Needs Braces

Your PRSI will now let you get a free teeth cleaning

Oct 11th 2016, 6:36 PM 104,616 Views 22 Comments

DENTAL PLAN!

# teeth - Sunday 17 July, 2016

13 struggles anyone who grew up with braces will relate to
# Braceface
From The Daily Edge
# Braceface

13 struggles anyone who grew up with braces will relate to

Jul 17th 2016, 6:00 PM 10,033 Views 3 Comments

The wax. It does NOTHING.

# teeth - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

American surfer mauled by 6ft shark
# Bali
# Bali

American surfer mauled by 6ft shark

Apr 27th 2016, 10:53 AM 22,321 Views 26 Comments

While shark attacks are generally rare in the area, there have been several such incidents in recent years.

# teeth - Sunday 17 January, 2016

This daring little girl used a Nerf gun to pull out her loose tooth
# That's The Tooth
From The Daily Edge
# That's The Tooth

This daring little girl used a Nerf gun to pull out her loose tooth

Jan 17th 2016, 11:11 AM 7,037 Views 4 Comments

Next time, we recommend eating a chewy sweet.

# teeth - Monday 21 December, 2015

Shane MacGowan has had his teeth fixed in 'the Everest of dentistry'
# Gum Sodomy And The Lash
# Gum Sodomy And The Lash

Shane MacGowan has had his teeth fixed in 'the Everest of dentistry'

Dec 21st 2015, 11:17 AM 87,312 Views 55 Comments

MacGowan’s last tooth fell out eight years ago – but now he’s had all 28 of them restored in a mammoth procedure.

# teeth - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Varadkar dismisses claims 10,000 Irish children have teeth extracted in hospital each year
# Incorrect
# Incorrect

Varadkar dismisses claims 10,000 Irish children have teeth extracted in hospital each year

Oct 15th 2015, 1:20 PM 18,929 Views 81 Comments

The Irish Dental Association has described the figures as a “national disgrace”.

# teeth - Monday 10 August, 2015

So dentists' training dummies are the most horrifying things on the planet
# Toothy Grin
From The Daily Edge
# Toothy Grin

So dentists' training dummies are the most horrifying things on the planet

Aug 10th 2015, 1:45 PM 6,454 Views 3 Comments

Straight out of your nightmares.

# teeth - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Police search for 'distinctive' robber who's missing her front teeth
# Biting Crime
# Biting Crime

Police search for 'distinctive' robber who's missing her front teeth

Jun 24th 2015, 1:14 PM 7,473 Views 12 Comments

Police are looking for witnesses to provide information they may have.

# teeth - Friday 3 April, 2015

Irish people are going to eat 17.5 million Easter eggs (that's €36.6 million worth)
# Gluttons
# Gluttons

Irish people are going to eat 17.5 million Easter eggs (that's €36.6 million worth)

Apr 3rd 2015, 10:30 AM 9,851 Views 14 Comments

That’s 17.5 MILLION Easter eggs this year between the lot of us, according to Repak.

# teeth - Monday 30 March, 2015

These hidden sugars in 'healthy' foods could be harming your child's teeth
# Opinion
# Opinion

These hidden sugars in 'healthy' foods could be harming your child's teeth

Mar 30th 2015, 1:00 PM 749 Views 38 Comments

The not-so-sweet side of sugar…

# teeth - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Want to keep your teeth into old age? Drink up that fluoridated water
# Gnashers
# Gnashers

Want to keep your teeth into old age? Drink up that fluoridated water

Mar 10th 2015, 6:00 AM 17,552 Views 279 Comments

A new TCD study has found a link between fluoridated water and oral health in old age.

# teeth - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Cat gets its teeth brushed, has a major revelation about life
# Toothless
From The Daily Edge
# Toothless

Cat gets its teeth brushed, has a major revelation about life

Mar 1st 2015, 8:54 AM 4,952 Views 3 Comments

The power of oral hygiene.

# teeth - Friday 2 January, 2015

Dad of the Year pulls his son's tooth with a golf club and dental floss
# Pulling Teeth
From The Daily Edge
# Pulling Teeth

Dad of the Year pulls his son's tooth with a golf club and dental floss

Jan 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 2,060 Views 8 Comments

Yes, you read that right.

# teeth - Monday 15 December, 2014

This little girl's letter to the tooth fairy is brilliantly passive-aggressive
# Unsincerely Yours
From The Daily Edge
# Unsincerely Yours

This little girl's letter to the tooth fairy is brilliantly passive-aggressive

Dec 15th 2014, 3:51 PM 3,755 Views 1 Comment

#Shade

# teeth - Monday 1 December, 2014

Tony Blair's odd Christmas card given the vicious Twitter treatment
# Teeth
From The Daily Edge
# Teeth

Tony Blair's odd Christmas card given the vicious Twitter treatment

Dec 1st 2014, 9:06 PM 5,918 Views 5 Comments

Please don’t hurt us.

# teeth - 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 17,840 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

# teeth - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Opinion: Water fluoridation is controversial, but trust evidence over scaremongering
# Fluoride
# Fluoride

Opinion: Water fluoridation is controversial, but trust evidence over scaremongering

Oct 4th 2014, 7:00 PM 5,473 Views 626 Comments

Scare tactics and misinformation should have no place in deciding public health policy.

# teeth - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Here is the single best corporate tweet about Glenda Gilson's wedding
# Teeth
From The Daily Edge
# Teeth

Here is the single best corporate tweet about Glenda Gilson's wedding

Aug 30th 2014, 12:05 PM 9,586 Views 2 Comments

Honest.

# teeth - 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 15,782 Views 95 Comments

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

# teeth - 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 25,520 Views 16 Comments

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

# teeth - 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 35,065 Views 31 Comments

The surgery took a gruelling seven hours.

# teeth - 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 10,548 Views 199 Comments

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

# teeth - 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 3,210 Views 0 Comments

KIDS. What are they like?

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