Medical Card Scheme:



The treatments available to full medical card holders have been cut by the government since April 2010. However, there are still some treatments available to patients:


  • Examination (once every 12 months)
  • Two “emergency” restorations (two clinically necessary fillings)
  • Extractions
  • Prescriptions
  • Other treatments can be applied for to the local principal dental surgeon where an individual case may warrant it.




PRSI Scheme:

PRSI Scheme entitlements have been cut by the government since December 2009. However, the following treatment is still available to patients under this scheme:

  • Free oral examination including intra oral x-rays once every 12 months.