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# teeth - Friday 16 May, 2014

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

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

May 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 23,948 Views 33 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Apr 27th 2014, 10:34 AM 41,027 Views 105 Comments

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
# Orthodontics
# Orthodontics

Almost 14,000 children waiting on orthodontic treatments

Oct 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,939 Views 17 Comments

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

# teeth - Monday 14 October, 2013

Fran from Love/Hate explains how they created the toothless effect
# Coola Boola
From The Daily Edge
# Coola Boola

Fran from Love/Hate explains how they created the toothless effect

Oct 14th 2013, 3:07 PM 7,068 Views 0 Comments

It looked so real!

# teeth - Friday 27 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 27th 2013, 11:43 AM 3,661 Views 1 Comment

She won the World Series, OK?

# teeth - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening
# Smile
# Smile

Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:30 PM 39,089 Views 17 Comments

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

# teeth - Monday 12 August, 2013

Column: I believe water fluoridation is harmful to my health, why should I pay for it?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I believe water fluoridation is harmful to my health, why should I pay for it?

Aug 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,213 Views 362 Comments

With water charges due to be implemented, Aisling Fitzgibbon argues that if people are paying for water they should have more of a say about what’s in it.

# teeth - Friday 7 June, 2013

9 things everyone dreads about the dentist
# Open Wide
From The Daily Edge
# Open Wide

9 things everyone dreads about the dentist

Jun 7th 2013, 7:29 PM 2,145 Views 2 Comments

Now spit.

# teeth - Monday 6 May, 2013

Fancy getting your teeth whitened? You need to know this
# Pearly Whites
# Pearly Whites

Fancy getting your teeth whitened? You need to know this

May 6th 2013, 6:30 PM 67,989 Views 57 Comments

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

# teeth - Saturday 27 April, 2013

The 12 bad kissers we've all experienced
# Kiss Miss
From The Daily Edge
# Kiss Miss

The 12 bad kissers we've all experienced

Apr 27th 2013, 8:15 PM 54,523 Views 64 Comments

Look, it’s not all candlelight and romance you know.

# teeth - Monday 8 April, 2013

Gum disease sufferers at risk of diabetes and heart disease
# Gum Disease
# Gum Disease

Gum disease sufferers at risk of diabetes and heart disease

Apr 8th 2013, 2:15 PM 9,482 Views 22 Comments

Gum disease affects four out of five people in Ireland and the level of gum disease worsens as we get older.

# teeth - Thursday 4 April, 2013

7 celebs who faced the horror of adult braces
# Brace Yourself
From The Daily Edge
# Brace Yourself

7 celebs who faced the horror of adult braces

Apr 4th 2013, 9:30 PM 51,694 Views 4 Comments

Niall Horan just got his off!

# teeth - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

VIDEO: Most dramatic trip home from the dentist ever?
# Ouch
From The Daily Edge
# Ouch

VIDEO: Most dramatic trip home from the dentist ever?

Apr 2nd 2013, 9:41 AM 962 Views 0 Comments

“I can’t grow these back!”

# teeth - Sunday 9 December, 2012

5 children who REALLY want to summon the tooth fairy
# Home Dentistry
From The Daily Edge
# Home Dentistry

5 children who REALLY want to summon the tooth fairy

Dec 9th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,333 Views 4 Comments

Do not try this at home. Oh wait, you already did.

# teeth - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Almost one third of us are postponing going to the dentist - because of cost
# Open Wide
# Open Wide

Almost one third of us are postponing going to the dentist - because of cost

Nov 29th 2012, 7:53 AM 6,102 Views 45 Comments

One dentist has warned that we may be returning to the days of extractions and dentures.

# teeth - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

The Dredge: Who has a bra made of human teeth?
# World Of Celebs
From The Daily Edge
# World Of Celebs

The Dredge: Who has a bra made of human teeth?

Nov 21st 2012, 8:33 AM 2,784 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the morning’s celebrity dirt.

# teeth - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

42 per cent of Irish adults "are missing teeth"
# Teeth
# Teeth

42 per cent of Irish adults "are missing teeth"

Sep 12th 2012, 10:23 AM 7,632 Views 38 Comments

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

# teeth - Monday 3 September, 2012

Coconut oil could combat tooth decay
# Tooth Decay
# Tooth Decay

Coconut oil could combat tooth decay

Sep 3rd 2012, 9:38 AM 5,046 Views 16 Comments

Coconut oil treated with enzymes stops the growth of the bacteria that causes tooth decay – a problem which affects 60 per cent to 90 per cent of children in industrialised countries.

# teeth - Monday 20 August, 2012

Don't overbrush your teeth, say dentists
# Teeth
# Teeth

Don't overbrush your teeth, say dentists

Aug 20th 2012, 4:09 PM 9,916 Views 14 Comments

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

# teeth - 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 9,990 Views 27 Comments

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

# teeth - Monday 30 July, 2012

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?

Jul 30th 2012, 12:00 PM 8,443 Views 30 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# teeth - 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.

# teeth - Friday 18 May, 2012

Up to 20,000 children on waiting lists for orthodontic work
# Dentists
# Dentists

Up to 20,000 children on waiting lists for orthodontic work

May 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,016 Views 12 Comments

The situation is particularly bad in Kerry, Cork, Laois, Offaly and Sligo, according to the new head of the Irish Dental Association.

# teeth - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

VIDEO: Rapping dentists - would this get you to floss?
# Great Grilles
From The Daily Edge
# Great Grilles

VIDEO: Rapping dentists - would this get you to floss?

Apr 24th 2012, 2:05 PM 3,028 Views 5 Comments

If this doesn’t get you to look after you pearly whites, what will?

# teeth - Monday 13 February, 2012

Dental sector could face loss of up to 1,000 jobs this year
# Jobs
# Jobs

Dental sector could face loss of up to 1,000 jobs this year

Feb 13th 2012, 12:35 PM 3,075 Views 29 Comments

A survey of Irish dentists has indicated hundreds of workers could be laid-off 2012 – as practices reduce staff numbers to cope with falling profits.

# teeth - Monday 14 November, 2011

Dentists call for public health warnings on soft drinks
# Soft Drinks
# Soft Drinks

Dentists call for public health warnings on soft drinks

Nov 14th 2011, 9:03 PM 1,458 Views 18 Comments

Ireland has one of the highest per capita soft drinks consumption in the western world – we drink an average of at least one 330ml can of fizzy drink a day.

# teeth - Friday 26 August, 2011

Watch it: Friday at the movies
# Short Film
From The Daily Edge
# Short Film

Watch it: Friday at the movies

Aug 26th 2011, 12:56 PM 864 Views 6 Comments

This week, TheJournal.ie presents Teeth, an award-winning short film about onemanupship and dentures, for your viewing pleasure.

# teeth - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Operation helps polar bear with sore tooth
# Bear Dentist
From The Daily Edge
# Bear Dentist

Operation helps polar bear with sore tooth

Feb 16th 2011, 4:43 PM 497 Views 0 Comments

Walker the polar bear had been suffering with a swollen jaw before the operation.

# teeth - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Teeth pulled for stem cell harvest
# Health
# Health

Teeth pulled for stem cell harvest

Jan 19th 2011, 12:40 PM 1,381 Views 0 Comments

Some parents in the US have been bringing their children to have baby teeth removed in the hopes that stem cells harvested from them might help with future health problems.