Medical Card Entitlements
Patients who are 16 years old and older that have their own full
medical card are entitled to a range of dental treatments which
are funded by the HSE.
Free entitlements include:
One free examination per year (ie 2018). This includes full
and Oral Cancer check.
Up to two fillings per year.
Whatever extractions are required.
Denture repairs and additions(Where possible these will be
done on the day).
Dentures can be provided subject to the dentist obtaining
approval from the HSE Principal Dental Officer.
Patients with certain medical conditions(Such as Diabetes) may
be able to have more
extensive treatment subject to the dentist getting approval from
the HSE Principal Dental Officer.
This may include:
Whatever fillings they need.
Scaling and polishing or Periodontal
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