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There were over one million claims for free dental and eye care through the new PRSI agreement
# Optical Inclusion
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# Optical Inclusion

There were over one million claims for free dental and eye care through the new PRSI agreement

Jan 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 19,759 Views 18 Comments

Over one million claims were made by employees paying PRSI social insurance a with over 190,000 claims made by self-employed people.

Dentists will stop using metal fillings that have been used in teeth for 150 years
# Mercury Falling
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# Mercury Falling

Dentists will stop using metal fillings that have been used in teeth for 150 years

Jun 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 43,746 Views 29 Comments

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

Drain cleaning fluid 'got mixed with water' at Ennis dental surgeries
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# Co Clare

Drain cleaning fluid 'got mixed with water' at Ennis dental surgeries

Oct 6th 2017, 12:58 PM 22,224 Views 23 Comments

The HSE is currently in contact with the parents of up to 43 children to see if they were affected by the problem.

Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening
# Lack Of Staff
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# Lack Of Staff

Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening

Aug 17th 2017, 7:43 AM 8,942 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says 150 more dentists are needed.

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

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

Feb 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,741 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Your PRSI will now let you get a free teeth cleaning

Oct 11th 2016, 6:36 PM 104,555 Views 22 Comments

DENTAL PLAN!

Smile! One third of Irish people have broken or missing teeth
# Teeth
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# Teeth

Smile! One third of Irish people have broken or missing teeth

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:25 AM 9,994 Views 27 Comments

Poor childhood dental habits were blamed for tooth loss later in life by the majority of people in a new survey.

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

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

Jul 10th 2012, 10:57 AM 7,741 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.