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#Dentist

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie To avoid 'traumatic' extractions, government set to expand dental care for kids under 6 Oral Health Plan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dentists withdraw allegations of misconduct against each other after row over CCTV camera Westmeath

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dentists will stop using metal fillings that have been used in teeth for 150 years Mercury Falling

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Being treated with chemical pipe cleaner had 'devastating' impact on children Ennis Dental Clinic

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners Domestic Violence

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Your PRSI will now let you get a free scale and polish Dental Plan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Drain cleaning fluid 'got mixed with water' at Ennis dental surgeries Co Clare

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Why do so few Irish people claim back their medical expenses? Nice Mouth Gift Horse

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

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

From TheJournal.ie If you're self-employed your PRSI will now get you a free check-up at the dentist Pearly Grin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish children's first dentist visit is years too late, says RCSI RCSI

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

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

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

Scared of the dentist? It's in your genes

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Dentist of horror' accused of horrifically injuring over 100 patients goes on trial Dentist Of Horror

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality John Wolf

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

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

From TheJournal.ie That American dentist has killed A LOT of big game — here are 13 Not Just Cecil

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

A zoo’s worth of wild beasts.

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

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

The worries stem from inadequate equipment sterilisation at the facilities.

From TheJournal.ie Office worker posed as a dentist in New York and pulled people's teeth Inci-dental
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does the cost of treatment stop you from going to the dentist? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'She's in agony': Four year old faces months of pain due to dental service cutback Cutbacks

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

The woman’s mother said she feels completely helpless.

From The42 Just how did Tiger Woods lose his front tooth? Mind The Gap

Just how did Tiger Woods lose his front tooth?

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish dentists say your kids'  teeth will decay if we remove fluoride from water Smile

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

A meeting yesterday heard that dental surgeries are “brimming with children under seven who are already showing signs of irreparable tooth decay

From TheJournal.ie 'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies Forensics

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today Watch Your Mouth

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers In Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you find the cost of going to the dentist prohibitive? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Think your dentist visit was bad? This Indian teen had 232 teeth 'chiselled out' Open Wide

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

The surgery took a gruelling seven hours.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation Drinking Water

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation

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

KIDS. What are they like?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you travel to Northern Ireland for cheaper dental work? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

12 problems only people who had braces will understand

It’s nothing to smile about.

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

She won the World Series, OK?

From TheJournal.ie Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening Smile

Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening

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

9 things everyone dreads about the dentist Open Wide This post contains videos
13 noises that never fail to wreck your head Headwreckers This post contains videos

13 noises that never fail to wreck your head

Your skin will crawl off and leave your body by the end of this. Honestly.

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