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Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say
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Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say

Oct 9th 2020, 12:37 PM 89,582 Views 51 Comments

A study has found that humans are evolving at a faster rate than at any point in the past 250 years.

Irish Dental Association says 'guidance doesn't need to be changed' after WHO advises delay of routine dental work
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# Transmission

Irish Dental Association says 'guidance doesn't need to be changed' after WHO advises delay of routine dental work

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 2:18 PM 48,572 Views 25 Comments

The World Health Organization has said non-essential dental work should be delayed until Covid-19 transmission rates drop sufficiently.

Parents urged to throw out choking hazard baby teethers sold through AliExpress
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Parents urged to throw out choking hazard baby teethers sold through AliExpress

Mar 21st 2020, 1:29 PM 29,972 Views 18 Comments

The risk arises from small parts detaching.

Your PRSI gets you a free scale and polish and 300,000 availed of it so far this year
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Your PRSI gets you a free scale and polish and 300,000 availed of it so far this year

May 18th 2019, 6:30 AM 48,848 Views 36 Comments

Half a million claims for dental scale and polish, free glasses and hearing aids have been made.

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 39,534 Views 51 Comments

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

Beauty Q: Have you ever whitened your teeth?
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# Teeth

Beauty Q: Have you ever whitened your teeth?

Mar 17th 2019, 11:00 AM 4,394 Views 2 Comments

Does it appeal to you?

Dentists will stop using metal fillings that have been used in teeth for 150 years
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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 43,115 Views 29 Comments

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

Dentists claim rise in tooth extractions caused by structure of medical card scheme
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Dentists claim rise in tooth extractions caused by structure of medical card scheme

May 29th 2018, 7:53 PM 15,053 Views 28 Comments

The Irish Dental Association has found that 90% of dentists say they are dissatisfied with the level of care they can provide under the scheme.

'The problem has advanced significantly': Mullingar man waits 9 years for orthodontic treatment
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'The problem has advanced significantly': Mullingar man waits 9 years for orthodontic treatment

Feb 16th 2018, 6:01 AM 12,813 Views 19 Comments

Fine Gael TD Peter Burke has said that prompt treatment was critical in terms of young adults’ body image.

These Israeli teeth show modern humans left Africa 100,000 years earlier than thought
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These Israeli teeth show modern humans left Africa 100,000 years earlier than thought

Jan 28th 2018, 3:30 PM 17,315 Views 36 Comments

The ancient jawbone is believed to be somewhere between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.

Daredevil woman hangs from helicopter above Niagara Falls... by her teeth
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# Skin Of Her Teeth

Daredevil woman hangs from helicopter above Niagara Falls... by her teeth

Jun 15th 2017, 10:27 PM 15,885 Views 10 Comments

Erendira Wallenda pulled off the stunt five years to the day her husband Nik walked a tightrope over the falls.

'We compete with huge multinationals, but we're just two girls in Galway who had an idea'
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'We compete with huge multinationals, but we're just two girls in Galway who had an idea'

Mar 19th 2017, 12:05 PM 2,265 Views 31 Comments

These sisters took a step back from their dental practices to launch their own product.

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

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

Feb 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,703 Views 24 Comments

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

The cost of austerity? Irish children aged 6 are getting teeth extracted under general anesthetic
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# Cutbacks

The cost of austerity? Irish children aged 6 are getting teeth extracted under general anesthetic

Feb 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 40,738 Views 138 Comments

Previously, Irish children received free dental check ups in 2nd, 4th and 6th class but there has been huge cuts to those services.

Poll: Have you visited the dentist in the last year?
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# Your Say

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

Oct 22nd 2016, 10:20 AM 28,387 Views 72 Comments

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

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

Your PRSI will now let you get a free teeth cleaning

Oct 11th 2016, 6:36 PM 104,510 Views 22 Comments

DENTAL PLAN!

13 struggles anyone who grew up with braces will relate to
# Braceface
# Braceface

13 struggles anyone who grew up with braces will relate to

Jul 17th 2016, 6:00 PM 9,055 Views 3 Comments

The wax. It does NOTHING.

American surfer mauled by 6ft shark
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# Bali

American surfer mauled by 6ft shark

Apr 27th 2016, 10:53 AM 22,269 Views 26 Comments

While shark attacks are generally rare in the area, there have been several such incidents in recent years.

This daring little girl used a Nerf gun to pull out her loose tooth
# That's The Tooth
# That's The Tooth

This daring little girl used a Nerf gun to pull out her loose tooth

Jan 17th 2016, 11:11 AM 6,930 Views 4 Comments

Next time, we recommend eating a chewy sweet.

Shane MacGowan has had his teeth fixed in 'the Everest of dentistry'
# Gum Sodomy And The Lash
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# Gum Sodomy And The Lash

Shane MacGowan has had his teeth fixed in 'the Everest of dentistry'

Dec 21st 2015, 11:17 AM 78,207 Views 55 Comments

MacGowan’s last tooth fell out eight years ago – but now he’s had all 28 of them restored in a mammoth procedure.

Varadkar dismisses claims 10,000 Irish children have teeth extracted in hospital each year
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# Incorrect

Varadkar dismisses claims 10,000 Irish children have teeth extracted in hospital each year

Oct 15th 2015, 1:20 PM 18,872 Views 81 Comments

The Irish Dental Association has described the figures as a “national disgrace”.

So dentists' training dummies are the most horrifying things on the planet
# Toothy Grin
# Toothy Grin

So dentists' training dummies are the most horrifying things on the planet

Aug 10th 2015, 1:45 PM 6,299 Views 3 Comments

Straight out of your nightmares.

Police search for 'distinctive' robber who's missing her front teeth
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# Biting Crime

Police search for 'distinctive' robber who's missing her front teeth

Jun 24th 2015, 1:14 PM 7,455 Views 12 Comments

Police are looking for witnesses to provide information they may have.

Irish people are going to eat 17.5 million Easter eggs (that's €36.6 million worth)
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# Gluttons

Irish people are going to eat 17.5 million Easter eggs (that's €36.6 million worth)

Apr 3rd 2015, 10:30 AM 9,816 Views 14 Comments

That’s 17.5 MILLION Easter eggs this year between the lot of us, according to Repak.

These hidden sugars in 'healthy' foods could be harming your child's teeth
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These hidden sugars in 'healthy' foods could be harming your child's teeth

Mar 30th 2015, 1:00 PM 678 Views 40 Comments

The not-so-sweet side of sugar…

Want to keep your teeth into old age? Drink up that fluoridated water
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# Gnashers

Want to keep your teeth into old age? Drink up that fluoridated water

Mar 10th 2015, 6:00 AM 17,495 Views 279 Comments

A new TCD study has found a link between fluoridated water and oral health in old age.

Cat gets its teeth brushed, has a major revelation about life
# Toothless
# Toothless

Cat gets its teeth brushed, has a major revelation about life

Mar 1st 2015, 8:54 AM 4,781 Views 3 Comments

The power of oral hygiene.

Dad of the Year pulls his son's tooth with a golf club and dental floss
# Pulling Teeth
# Pulling Teeth

Dad of the Year pulls his son's tooth with a golf club and dental floss

Jan 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 2,046 Views 8 Comments

Yes, you read that right.

This little girl's letter to the tooth fairy is brilliantly passive-aggressive
# Unsincerely Yours
# Unsincerely Yours

This little girl's letter to the tooth fairy is brilliantly passive-aggressive

Dec 15th 2014, 3:51 PM 3,727 Views 1 Comment

#Shade

Tony Blair's odd Christmas card given the vicious Twitter treatment
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# Teeth

Tony Blair's odd Christmas card given the vicious Twitter treatment

Dec 1st 2014, 9:06 PM 5,836 Views 5 Comments

Please don’t hurt us.

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

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

Oct 31st 2014, 6:30 AM 17,766 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

Opinion: Water fluoridation is controversial, but trust evidence over scaremongering
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# Fluoride

Opinion: Water fluoridation is controversial, but trust evidence over scaremongering

Oct 4th 2014, 7:00 PM 5,266 Views 624 Comments

Scare tactics and misinformation should have no place in deciding public health policy.

Here is the single best corporate tweet about Glenda Gilson's wedding
# Teeth
# Teeth

Here is the single best corporate tweet about Glenda Gilson's wedding

Aug 30th 2014, 12:05 PM 9,562 Views 2 Comments

Honest.

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

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

Aug 20th 2014, 9:38 AM 15,517 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 25,390 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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# Open Wide

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

Jul 24th 2014, 2:09 PM 35,005 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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# Drinking Water

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation

Jul 14th 2014, 4:54 PM 10,517 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?

Teeth tattoos are a thing now, and they're awful
# Bite Me
# Bite Me

Teeth tattoos are a thing now, and they're awful

May 22nd 2014, 4:23 PM 3,509 Views 2 Comments

NOOOOooooooo.

Drinking two glasses of fruit juice a day is actually pretty bad for you
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Drinking two glasses of fruit juice a day is actually pretty bad for you

May 16th 2014, 10:04 AM 32,291 Views 75 Comments

A survey by the UK’s health body found that breakfast cereals are pushing children’s sugar levels over the recommended limits.

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