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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
# Optical Inclusion
# Optical Inclusion

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

Jan 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 19,759 Views 18 Comments

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
# Mercury Falling
# Mercury Falling

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

Jun 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 43,842 Views 29 Comments

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
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

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

Oct 6th 2017, 12:58 PM 22,234 Views 23 Comments

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
# Lack Of Staff
# Lack Of Staff

Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening

Aug 17th 2017, 7:43 AM 8,956 Views 38 Comments

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
# Preventable Measures
# Preventable Measures

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

Feb 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,756 Views 24 Comments

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

# dental - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

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

Your PRSI will now let you get a free teeth cleaning

Oct 11th 2016, 6:36 PM 104,566 Views 22 Comments

DENTAL PLAN!

# dental - Thursday 2 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:25 AM 10,008 Views 27 Comments

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
# Dental
# Dental

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

Jul 10th 2012, 10:57 AM 7,741 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.