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#Dentist

# dentist - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

To avoid 'traumatic' extractions, government set to expand dental care for kids under 6

Children receive free dental check ups in 2nd, 4th and 6th class but there has been huge cuts to those services.

# dentist - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Dentists withdraw allegations of misconduct against each other after row over CCTV camera

The men had previously worked well together but the relationship became “toxic”, a court heard.

# dentist - 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.

# dentist - Friday 23 March, 2018

Being treated with chemical pipe cleaner had 'devastating' impact on children

Over 40 children attending a dental clinic in Clare were treated with water contaminated by pipe cleaner.

# dentist - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners

Up to last year, if a patient qualified under their spouse or partner’s benefit, they simply had to sign a form at the clinic.

# dentist - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Your PRSI will now let you get a free scale and polish

From today, workers are entitled to a full scale and polish, and if necessary, protracted periodontal treatment.

# dentist - 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.

# dentist - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Why do so few Irish people claim back their medical expenses?

Anyone can do it, yet nearly 60% of Irish citizens decline the option of applying for what is effectively free money.

# dentist - Friday 31 March, 2017

If you're self-employed your PRSI will now get you a free check-up at the dentist

For the first time, self-employed people can get free dental and optical exams through their PRSI contribution.

# dentist - Monday 31 October, 2016

Irish children's first dentist visit is years too late, says RCSI

“Research has shown that fixing decayed first teeth results in better sleep patterns for children and better performance in schools.”

# dentist - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Poll: Have you visited the dentist in the last year? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

Scared of the dentist? It's in your genes

Around 15% of people describe themselves as being afraid of the dentist.

# dentist - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

'Dentist of horror' accused of horrifically injuring over 100 patients goes on trial

He allegedly left dozens of patients in a remote French village with broken jaws, recurrent abscesses and septicaemia.

# dentist - Friday 20 November, 2015

Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality

Dr John Wolf was also allegedly recorded saying he deliberately tries to infect sexual partners with HIV.

# dentist - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge Teens are making their own painful braces in the latest bizarre online trend DIY Braces

# dentist - Sunday 2 August, 2015

That American dentist has killed A LOT of big game — here are 13

A zoo’s worth of wild beasts.

# dentist - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Authorities fear up to 11,000 people could have been infected with HIV/Hepatitis at two dentist clinics

The worries stem from inadequate equipment sterilisation at the facilities.

# dentist - Sunday 26 April, 2015

# dentist - Friday 17 April, 2015

Poll: Does the cost of treatment stop you from going to the dentist? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the cost of treatment stop you from going to the dentist?

The Irish Dental Association says the oral health of the nation is suffering because of state cuts.

# dentist - Thursday 16 April, 2015

'She's in agony': Four year old faces months of pain due to dental service cutback

The woman’s mother said she feels completely helpless.

# dentist - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From The42 Just how did Tiger Woods lose his front tooth? Mind The Gap

Just how did Tiger Woods lose his front tooth?

The golfer’s agent says it was an over-eager cameraman, but World Cup ski race organisers say no such incident happened.

# dentist - Friday 31 October, 2014

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

A meeting yesterday heard that dental surgeries are “brimming with children under seven who are already showing signs of irreparable tooth decay

# dentist - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This guy is absolutely devastated that Beyoncé didn't show up to his dental surgery Yoncé

# dentist - Monday 29 September, 2014

'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies

Kerry forensic dentist Paul Keogh told us how his work can help gardaí identify victims and sometimes even the people responsible for crimes.

# dentist - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today

It’s Mouth Cancer Awareness day and more than 500 dental surgeries will check your gob for free today. It only takes five minutes.

# dentist - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people have travelled to Switzerland for an assisted suicide?

# dentist - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Poll: Do you find the cost of going to the dentist prohibitive? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

The cost for some treatments can vary between counties by as much as €230.

# dentist - Monday 11 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man goes to doctor with chronic nosebleeds, discovers rogue tooth in nose Teething Problems

Man goes to doctor with chronic nosebleeds, discovers rogue tooth in nose

SCREAM. (Might not want to read this if you’ve just had breakfast.)

# dentist - Thursday 24 July, 2014

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

The surgery took a gruelling seven hours.

# dentist - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation

Cork County Council has already passed a motion calling on the Government to legislate for change.

# dentist - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Boy fakes own kidnapping to get out of going to the dentist The Tooth Hurts

Boy fakes own kidnapping to get out of going to the dentist

KIDS. What are they like?

# dentist - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Poll: Do you travel to Northern Ireland for cheaper dental work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you travel to Northern Ireland for cheaper dental work?

Dentists are reporting that 50 per cent of their clients are now from the Republic.

# dentist - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 problems only people who had braces will understand Braceface

12 problems only people who had braces will understand

It’s nothing to smile about.

# dentist - Monday 25 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Young man on emotional rollercoaster after wisdom teeth surgery High On Strife

# dentist - Friday 27 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Girl gets wisdom teeth removed, thinks she's a Nascar driver The Tooth Hurts

Girl gets wisdom teeth removed, thinks she's a Nascar driver

She won the World Series, OK?

# dentist - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening

The Orthodontic Society of Ireland has said that quick fixes can cost more than money.

# dentist - Friday 7 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 things everyone dreads about the dentist Open Wide This post contains videos

# dentist - Saturday 25 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 noises that never fail to wreck your head Headwreckers This post contains videos

13 noises that never fail to wreck your head

Your skin will crawl off and leave your body by the end of this. Honestly.

# dentist - Friday 19 April, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Friday.

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”.

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