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#dental health

# dental-health - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Dentists say HPV vaccine is a 'no brainer' as cases of head, neck and mouth cancer on the rise

Concerns were also raised about the overuse of antibiotics on children waiting for dental treatment .

# dental-health - 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.

# dental-health - Monday 30 March, 2015

# dental-health - Saturday 4 October, 2014

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

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

# dental-health - 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.

# dental-health - 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.

# dental-health - Monday 6 May, 2013

Fancy getting your teeth whitened? You need to know this

Beware of gum burns – and why lasers are not really the answer to getting your gnashers glowing.

# dental-health - 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.

# dental-health - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

42 per cent of Irish adults "are missing teeth"

Plus, more than half of Irish adults surveyed said that the biggest barrier to visiting the dentist is the cost.

# dental-health - Monday 20 August, 2012

Don't overbrush your teeth, say dentists

We’re encouraged to brush twice a day – but over-brushing can lead to sensitive teeth, dentists said today.