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Irish Dental Association Describes Meeting with Minister for Health as 'Constructive'

IDA: ‘Dentists will be keen to now see a comprehensive response from the Government’. Dental profession ‘cannot deal with Covid-19 on its own and urgently needs assistance from the State’. Further meeting with the Minister to take place next week

Survey of dentists highlights dramatic impact of Covid-19 on patients' oral health and on livelihood of dentists

The Irish Dental Association (IDA) has warned that Ireland is facing an unprecedented crisis that poses a “grave threat to the nation’s oral health” after a survey published today outlined the scale of the crisis facing dentists in light of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Irish Dental Association accuses Government of ‘ignoring effective collapse of dental profession in Ireland’

Repeated representations to Government unanswered. IDA ‘cannot overstate the sense of despair and panic in the dental profession’. Many patients unable to access treatment. Government urged to consider ‘special kickstart package for dentistry’.

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