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#Dental

# dental - Thursday 10 January, 2019

There were over one million claims for free dental and eye care through the new PRSI agreement

Over one million claims were made by employees paying PRSI social insurance a with over 190,000 claims made by self-employed people.

# dental - Friday 29 June, 2018

Dentists will stop using metal fillings that have been used in teeth for 150 years

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

# dental - Friday 6 October, 2017

Drain cleaning fluid 'got mixed with water' at Ennis dental surgeries

The HSE is currently in contact with the parents of up to 43 children to see if they were affected by the problem.

# dental - 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 - 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.

# dental - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

# dental - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Smile! One third of Irish people have broken or missing teeth Teeth This post contains images

Smile! One third of Irish people have broken or missing teeth

Poor childhood dental habits were blamed for tooth loss later in life by the majority of people in a new survey.

# dental - 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.