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#Dental care

From TheJournal.ie Free dental care for under-6s and free GP visits extended to under-8s from September 2020 Budget 2020

Free dental care for under-6s and free GP visits extended to under-8s from September 2020

The changes will be brought in from next September.

From TheJournal.ie Harris smooths out rift with dentists over how to roll out free dental care for kids Smile

Harris smooths out rift with dentists over how to roll out free dental care for kids

Harris has said free dental care for children will begin to be rolled out from next year

From TheJournal.ie The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border Tourism

The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border

The hotels lobby says it’s an example of how Brexit is disrupting the industry’s trade.

From TheJournal.ie There has been a big drop in people getting HSE-funded dental treatments Lisa Needs Braces

There has been a big drop in people getting HSE-funded dental treatments

New CSO figures show a 16.4% drop in HSE-funded dental treatments between 2013 and 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Dentists call for regular teeth screenings in schools to avoid 'traumatic' extractions Preventable Measures

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lack of dental care sees nursing home patients needing up to 20 teeth extracted at once Untold Damage

Lack of dental care sees nursing home patients needing up to 20 teeth extracted at once

One of country’s senior dentists reveals some nursing homes neglecting duty of care to elderly.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you visited the dentist in the last year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you visited the dentist in the last year?

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Water fluoridation is controversial, but trust evidence over scaremongering Fluoride

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist?

Nearly one third of people are putting off going to the dentist because of the cost. Do you put off going?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie HSE underspent on dental care by €11.5m last year Dental Care

HSE underspent on dental care by €11.5m last year

Dentists are furious at new figures which showed that the HSE had budgeted €63m for dental care, but only spent €51.5m.