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#Teeth

# teeth - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Your PRSI gets you a free scale and polish and 300,000 availed of it so far this year

Half a million claims for dental scale and polish, free glasses and hearing aids have been made.

# teeth - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Dentists say government's new oral health policy will result in more teeth being extracted in both children and adults

The Irish Dental Association says policy will be ‘catastrophic’ for adults and children in lower income areas.

# teeth - Sunday 17 March, 2019

From The Daily Edge Beauty Q: Have you ever whitened your teeth? Teeth This post contains a poll

Beauty Q: Have you ever whitened your teeth?

Does it appeal to you?

# teeth - 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.

# teeth - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Dentists claim rise in tooth extractions caused by structure of medical card scheme

The Irish Dental Association has found that 90% of dentists say they are dissatisfied with the level of care they can provide under the scheme.

# teeth - Friday 16 February, 2018

'The problem has advanced significantly': Mullingar man waits 9 years for orthodontic treatment

Fine Gael TD Peter Burke has said that prompt treatment was critical in terms of young adults’ body image.

# teeth - Sunday 28 January, 2018

These Israeli teeth show modern humans left Africa 100,000 years earlier than thought

The ancient jawbone is believed to be somewhere between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.

# teeth - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Daredevil woman hangs from helicopter above Niagara Falls... by her teeth

Erendira Wallenda pulled off the stunt five years to the day her husband Nik walked a tightrope over the falls.

# teeth - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'We compete with huge multinationals, but we're just two girls in Galway who had an idea'

These sisters took a step back from their dental practices to launch their own product.

# teeth - 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.

# teeth - Monday 27 February, 2017

The cost of austerity? Irish children aged 6 are getting teeth extracted under general anesthetic

Previously, Irish children received free dental check ups in 2nd, 4th and 6th class but there has been huge cuts to those services.

# teeth - 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.

# teeth - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

# teeth - Sunday 17 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 struggles anyone who grew up with braces will relate to Braceface

13 struggles anyone who grew up with braces will relate to

The wax. It does NOTHING.

# teeth - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

American surfer mauled by 6ft shark

While shark attacks are generally rare in the area, there have been several such incidents in recent years.

# teeth - Sunday 17 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge This daring little girl used a Nerf gun to pull out her loose tooth That's The Tooth

This daring little girl used a Nerf gun to pull out her loose tooth

Next time, we recommend eating a chewy sweet.

# teeth - Monday 21 December, 2015

Shane MacGowan has had his teeth fixed in 'the Everest of dentistry'

MacGowan’s last tooth fell out eight years ago – but now he’s had all 28 of them restored in a mammoth procedure.

# teeth - 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”.

# teeth - Monday 10 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge So dentists' training dummies are the most horrifying things on the planet Toothy Grin

So dentists' training dummies are the most horrifying things on the planet

Straight out of your nightmares.

# teeth - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Police search for 'distinctive' robber who's missing her front teeth

Police are looking for witnesses to provide information they may have.

# teeth - Friday 3 April, 2015

Irish people are going to eat 17.5 million Easter eggs (that's €36.6 million worth)

That’s 17.5 MILLION Easter eggs this year between the lot of us, according to Repak.

# teeth - Monday 30 March, 2015

# teeth - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Want to keep your teeth into old age? Drink up that fluoridated water

A new TCD study has found a link between fluoridated water and oral health in old age.

# teeth - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Cat gets its teeth brushed, has a major revelation about life Toothless

Cat gets its teeth brushed, has a major revelation about life

The power of oral hygiene.

# teeth - Friday 2 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dad of the Year pulls his son's tooth with a golf club and dental floss Pulling Teeth

# teeth - Monday 15 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This little girl's letter to the tooth fairy is brilliantly passive-aggressive Unsincerely Yours

# teeth - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tony Blair's odd Christmas card given the vicious Twitter treatment Teeth

# teeth - 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

# teeth - 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.

# teeth - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here is the single best corporate tweet about Glenda Gilson's wedding Teeth

# teeth - 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.

# teeth - 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.)

# teeth - 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.

# teeth - 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.

# teeth - 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?

# teeth - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Teeth tattoos are a thing now, and they're awful Bite Me

Teeth tattoos are a thing now, and they're awful

NOOOOooooooo.

# teeth - Friday 16 May, 2014

Drinking two glasses of fruit juice a day is actually pretty bad for you

A survey by the UK’s health body found that breakfast cereals are pushing children’s sugar levels over the recommended limits.

Two million people can get a free dental check-up - but most of us don't even know it exists

Only 15 per cent of people actually made us of their free check-up last year.

# teeth - 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.

# teeth - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Almost 14,000 children waiting on orthodontic treatments

There have been calls from dentists to list the HSE moratorium on recruitment so the list can be reduced.

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