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#Oral Health

Majority of dentists fear Covid-19 poses high risk to 'sustainability' of their practice
# Oral Health
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# Oral Health

Majority of dentists fear Covid-19 poses high risk to 'sustainability' of their practice

May 4th 2020, 12:18 PM 37,375 Views 45 Comments

The Irish Dental Association carried out a survey of dentists across the country.

Big Sugar and government neglect to blame for dental healthcare's 'state of crisis'
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# Root Causes

Big Sugar and government neglect to blame for dental healthcare's 'state of crisis'

Jul 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 12,710 Views 51 Comments

In Ireland, vulnerable people have more untreated dental disease, and poorer oral health-related quality of life than others.

Dentists say government's new oral health policy will result in more teeth being extracted in both children and adults
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Dentists say government's new oral health policy will result in more teeth being extracted in both children and adults

Updated May 15th 2019, 11:25 AM 39,560 Views 51 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says policy will be ‘catastrophic’ for adults and children in lower income areas.

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

Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening

Aug 17th 2017, 7:43 AM 8,926 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says 150 more dentists are needed.

9 things everyone dreads about the dentist
# Open Wide
# Open Wide

9 things everyone dreads about the dentist

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

Now spit.

Dentists' body expresses concern over illegal teeth whitening
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Dentists' body expresses concern over illegal teeth whitening

Feb 21st 2013, 8:29 PM 17,027 Views 60 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says several businesses could be operating outside of European rules on peroxide content.

Coconut oil could combat tooth decay
# Tooth Decay
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# Tooth Decay

Coconut oil could combat tooth decay

Sep 3rd 2012, 9:38 AM 5,040 Views 16 Comments

Coconut oil treated with enzymes stops the growth of the bacteria that causes tooth decay – a problem which affects 60 per cent to 90 per cent of children in industrialised countries.

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

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

Jul 10th 2012, 10:57 AM 7,738 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.

Screening uncovered 12 cases of mouth cancer last year
# Mouth Cancer
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# Mouth Cancer

Screening uncovered 12 cases of mouth cancer last year

Apr 23rd 2012, 5:17 PM 4,905 Views 20 Comments

The second annual Mouth Cancer Awareness Day screening saw 83 people referred for urgent examinations and uncovered mouth cancer in 12 individuals.