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#Irish Dental Association

# irish-dental-association - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening

The Irish Dental Association says 150 more dentists are needed.

# irish-dental-association - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

There has been a big drop in people getting HSE-funded dental treatments

New CSO figures show a 16.4% drop in HSE-funded dental treatments between 2013 and 2016.

# irish-dental-association - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

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

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

# irish-dental-association - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Lack of dental care sees nursing home patients needing up to 20 teeth extracted at once

One of country’s senior dentists reveals some nursing homes neglecting duty of care to elderly.

# irish-dental-association - Thursday 15 October, 2015

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

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

# irish-dental-association - Saturday 4 January, 2014

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.

# irish-dental-association - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Warning: Tongue piercings affect speech, sense of taste and cause drooling

Dentists are warning young people about the risks of oral piercings, especially when getting them done abroad or at music festivals.

# irish-dental-association - Friday 19 April, 2013

75 per cent of people do not avail of free dental check-ups

The Irish Dental Association has described the slashing of PRSI and medical card schemes and tax reliefs as a “dental health time bomb”.

# irish-dental-association - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Dentists' body expresses concern over illegal teeth whitening

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

# irish-dental-association - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist?

Nearly one third of people are putting off going to the dentist because of the cost. Do you put off going?

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# irish-dental-association - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

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

Despite 3.3 million Irish adults being entitled to free dental check ups, fewer that 600,000 availed of the scheme last year.

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