Dental Benefits: PRSI, Medical Cards and Insurance

Dental Benefits: PRSI payers are entitled to one free dental check-up per year

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Approximately two million people in Ireland pay PRSI but surprisingly only 25% of those eligible claim the free dental check-up that is available under the scheme!

Everyone who pays PRSI is entitled to a free dental check-up. It is important to note that not all dentists are registered providers of the PRSI dental scheme, but here at Dental Care Ireland we ensure that all our practices are equipped to carry out your free exam.

Visiting your dentist regularly is so important and will ensure that any issues are detected early, before they become bigger and often expensive problems. A regular check-up can pick up conditions such as tooth decay, teeth grinding, gum disease and even oral cancer.

Prevention is the best dental treatment after all!

Are you a medical card holder?

There are a number of people who are eligible to a Medical Card, these card holders are entitled to a range of medical and dental services (including dentures) free of charge. Medical card holders are entitled to the following:

For more information, or to find out if you are eligible, please visit the HSE website.

Med 2

Some specialist dental treatments qualify for tax relief, meaning you can offset the total cost of your treatment against your income tax liability. All you need to do is fill out a Med 2 form and your dentist will sign on your behalf. Treatments covered include:

For more information, please contact Revenue.

Dental Insurance

Dental insurance is becoming very popular throughout Ireland, which can cover some or all of the cost of many dental treatments. Please contact your insurance provider to find out your coverage.

Popular dental insurers include:

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