Posts Tagged ‘Republic Of Ireland’

Irish dentists raise concerns over missed oral cancer diagnoses during lockdown

Irish dentists raise concerns over missed oral cancer diagnoses during lockdown

Dentists in Ireland have raised concerns over missed oral cancer diagnoses during the COVID-19 lockdown. Mouth cancer is becoming more prevalent in Ireland, yet public awareness remains poor. Routine dental examinations provide a golden opportunity for dentists to spot early warning signs of oral cancer, and as such, dentists are worried that many cases could […]


Ministers reveal plans for improved access to free dental checks in Ireland

Ministers reveal plans for improved access to free dental checks in Ireland

Regina Doherty, the social protection minister, has revealed plans for more Irish taxpayers to access free dental checks. Ms Doherty confirmed that the expanded scheme to provide free dental checks and glasses will be available to employees, as well as those who are self-employed and their dependents. It is estimated that 2.5 million people will […]


Irish Dental Patients Heading North In Their Droves To Save Money

Irish Dental Patients Heading North In Their Droves To Save Money

Hundreds of Irish dental patients are crossing the border to save money on dental fees. Some dentists practising in Northern Ireland have claimed that up to half of their patients now come from the Republic. Practices in areas close to the border, including those located in Armagh and Newry, have become particularly popular, with patients […]