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)
- Other treatments can be applied for to the local principal dental surgeon where an individual case may warrant it.
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.