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Dentists who are charging customers a Covid-19 fee urged to display prices
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Dentists who are charging customers a Covid-19 fee urged to display prices

Aug 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 31,760 Views 23 Comments

Some people have reported being charged as much as €20 extra for an appointment, due to Covid-19 measures.

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

Aug 28th 2019, 8:28 AM 10,351 Views 11 Comments

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

HIV positive woman to receive €10,000 in compensation after dentist stops treating her mid-procedure
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HIV positive woman to receive €10,000 in compensation after dentist stops treating her mid-procedure

Jun 4th 2019, 4:58 PM 42,987 Views 0 Comments

The dentist agreed to provide a written apology to the woman.

To avoid 'traumatic' extractions, government set to expand dental care for kids under 6
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To avoid 'traumatic' extractions, government set to expand dental care for kids under 6

Apr 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 14,882 Views 18 Comments

Children receive free dental check ups in 2nd, 4th and 6th class but there has been huge cuts to those services.

Dentists withdraw allegations of misconduct against each other after row over CCTV camera
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Dentists withdraw allegations of misconduct against each other after row over CCTV camera

Oct 25th 2018, 2:49 PM 18,795 Views 0 Comments

The men had previously worked well together but the relationship became “toxic”, a court heard.

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

Jun 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 43,414 Views 29 Comments

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

Being treated with chemical pipe cleaner had 'devastating' impact on children
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Being treated with chemical pipe cleaner had 'devastating' impact on children

Mar 23rd 2018, 5:53 PM 28,789 Views 7 Comments

Over 40 children attending a dental clinic in Clare were treated with water contaminated by pipe cleaner.

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners
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Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 33,694 Views 20 Comments

Up to last year, if a patient qualified under their spouse or partner’s benefit, they simply had to sign a form at the clinic.

Your PRSI will now let you get a free scale and polish
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Your PRSI will now let you get a free scale and polish

Oct 28th 2017, 3:04 PM 142,408 Views 39 Comments

From today, workers are entitled to a full scale and polish, and if necessary, protracted periodontal treatment.

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

Why do so few Irish people claim back their medical expenses?
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Why do so few Irish people claim back their medical expenses?

Jul 4th 2017, 6:05 AM 34,150 Views 46 Comments

Anyone can do it, yet nearly 60% of Irish citizens decline the option of applying for what is effectively free money.

If you're self-employed your PRSI will now get you a free check-up at the dentist
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If you're self-employed your PRSI will now get you a free check-up at the dentist

Mar 31st 2017, 10:33 AM 25,943 Views 32 Comments

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

Irish children's first dentist visit is years too late, says RCSI
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Irish children's first dentist visit is years too late, says RCSI

Oct 31st 2016, 6:15 AM 18,589 Views 14 Comments

“Research has shown that fixing decayed first teeth results in better sleep patterns for children and better performance in schools.”

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

Oct 22nd 2016, 10:20 AM 28,391 Views 72 Comments

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

Scared of the dentist? It's in your genes
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Scared of the dentist? It's in your genes

Oct 22nd 2016, 6:25 AM 7,416 Views 12 Comments

Around 15% of people describe themselves as being afraid of the dentist.

'Dentist of horror' accused of horrifically injuring over 100 patients goes on trial
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'Dentist of horror' accused of horrifically injuring over 100 patients goes on trial

Mar 8th 2016, 10:10 AM 18,037 Views 15 Comments

He allegedly left dozens of patients in a remote French village with broken jaws, recurrent abscesses and septicaemia.

Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality
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Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality

Nov 20th 2015, 10:53 PM 24,756 Views 23 Comments

Dr John Wolf was also allegedly recorded saying he deliberately tries to infect sexual partners with HIV.

Teens are making their own painful braces in the latest bizarre online trend
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# DIY Braces

Teens are making their own painful braces in the latest bizarre online trend

Aug 19th 2015, 10:27 AM 5,623 Views 1 Comment

Oh dear.

That American dentist has killed A LOT of big game — here are 13
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That American dentist has killed A LOT of big game — here are 13

Aug 2nd 2015, 8:15 AM 26,551 Views 74 Comments

A zoo’s worth of wild beasts.

Authorities fear up to 11,000 people could have been infected with HIV/Hepatitis at two dentist clinics
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Authorities fear up to 11,000 people could have been infected with HIV/Hepatitis at two dentist clinics

Jul 1st 2015, 6:53 PM 41,132 Views 9 Comments

The worries stem from inadequate equipment sterilisation at the facilities.

Office worker posed as a dentist in New York and pulled people's teeth
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Office worker posed as a dentist in New York and pulled people's teeth

Apr 26th 2015, 11:30 AM 16,812 Views 32 Comments

Oh no :(

Poll: Does the cost of treatment stop you from going to the dentist?
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Poll: Does the cost of treatment stop you from going to the dentist?

Apr 17th 2015, 8:45 AM 22,245 Views 88 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says the oral health of the nation is suffering because of state cuts.

'She's in agony': Four year old faces months of pain due to dental service cutback
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'She's in agony': Four year old faces months of pain due to dental service cutback

Apr 16th 2015, 7:00 PM 25,159 Views 82 Comments

The woman’s mother said she feels completely helpless.

Just how did Tiger Woods lose his front tooth?
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# Mind The Gap

Just how did Tiger Woods lose his front tooth?

Jan 20th 2015, 12:37 PM 25,870 Views 33 Comments

The golfer’s agent says it was an over-eager cameraman, but World Cup ski race organisers say no such incident happened.

Irish dentists say your kids'  teeth will decay if we remove fluoride from water
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Irish dentists say your kids' teeth will decay if we remove fluoride from water

Oct 31st 2014, 6:30 AM 17,787 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

This guy is absolutely devastated that Beyoncé didn't show up to his dental surgery
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# Yoncé

This guy is absolutely devastated that Beyoncé didn't show up to his dental surgery

Oct 5th 2014, 10:00 AM 3,251 Views 5 Comments

He is all of us.

'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies
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'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies

Sep 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,331 Views 4 Comments

Kerry forensic dentist Paul Keogh told us how his work can help gardaí identify victims and sometimes even the people responsible for crimes.

Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today
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Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today

Sep 17th 2014, 6:15 AM 16,138 Views 9 Comments

It’s Mouth Cancer Awareness day and more than 500 dental surgeries will check your gob for free today. It only takes five minutes.

Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers
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Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 12,488 Views 14 Comments

Plus: How many Irish people have travelled to Switzerland for an assisted suicide?

Poll: Do you find the cost of going to the dentist prohibitive?
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Poll: Do you find the cost of going to the dentist prohibitive?

Aug 20th 2014, 9:38 AM 15,581 Views 95 Comments

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

Man goes to doctor with chronic nosebleeds, discovers rogue tooth in nose
# Teething Problems
# Teething Problems

Man goes to doctor with chronic nosebleeds, discovers rogue tooth in nose

Aug 11th 2014, 8:11 AM 25,407 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jul 24th 2014, 2:09 PM 35,024 Views 31 Comments

The surgery took a gruelling seven hours.

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation
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Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation

Jul 14th 2014, 4:54 PM 10,519 Views 199 Comments

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

Boy fakes own kidnapping to get out of going to the dentist
# The Tooth Hurts
# The Tooth Hurts

Boy fakes own kidnapping to get out of going to the dentist

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 3,199 Views 0 Comments

KIDS. What are they like?

Poll: Do you travel to Northern Ireland for cheaper dental work?
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Poll: Do you travel to Northern Ireland for cheaper dental work?

Apr 27th 2014, 10:34 AM 40,761 Views 105 Comments

Dentists are reporting that 50 per cent of their clients are now from the Republic.

12 problems only people who had braces will understand
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# Braceface

12 problems only people who had braces will understand

Apr 5th 2014, 6:00 PM 239,834 Views 33 Comments

It’s nothing to smile about.

WATCH: Young man on emotional rollercoaster after wisdom teeth surgery
# High On Strife
# High On Strife

WATCH: Young man on emotional rollercoaster after wisdom teeth surgery

Nov 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 4,200 Views 2 Comments

‘I’M LEAKING!’

Girl gets wisdom teeth removed, thinks she's a Nascar driver
# The Tooth Hurts
# The Tooth Hurts

Girl gets wisdom teeth removed, thinks she's a Nascar driver

Sep 27th 2013, 11:43 AM 3,633 Views 1 Comment

She won the World Series, OK?

Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening
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Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:30 PM 38,783 Views 17 Comments

The Orthodontic Society of Ireland has said that quick fixes can cost more than money.

9 things everyone dreads about the dentist
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# Open Wide

9 things everyone dreads about the dentist

Jun 7th 2013, 7:29 PM 2,140 Views 2 Comments

Now spit.

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