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Nasa launches robot to take the temperature of Mars
InSight will dig deeper into Mars than ever before.
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.
More people are being hospitalised because of problems with their teeth
The IDA is calling on the Tánaiste to reinstate the PRSI dental scheme.
Need to see a dentist? Head to Westmeath - it's cheapest
Cork teeth are most costly.
Think your dentist visit was bad? This Indian teen had 232 teeth 'chiselled out'
The surgery took a gruelling seven hours.
Planning on seeing an orthodontist in Tipperary? You'll be waiting 41 months
Independent TD Mattie McGrath called the wait ‘shocking’.
Over half of Irish adults only visit dentist in emergency
Irish Dental Association’s survey finds routine visits drop sharply after the age of 45 years.
Woman dislocates jaw trying to eat triple-deck burger
She felt a “cramp” in her tongue… then had to go to hospital.
Vending machine gives you free coffee if you yawn at it
Why has nobody thought of this before?
9 things everyone dreads about the dentist
Now spit.
Almost one third of us are postponing going to the dentist - because of cost
One dentist has warned that we may be returning to the days of extractions and dentures.
Guinness record set for world’s largest… tonsils
Ouch! A 21-year-old man had problems breathing and had constant sore throats until he had his two-inch long tonsils removed.