Thursday, 17 April 2014

Questions (249)

Robert Troy

Question:

249. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Health if he will schedule a person (details supplied) for a four teeth extraction with the health clinic in Mullingar as soon as possible on medical grounds. [18452/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Dental services to children up to 16 years are provided by the Public Dental Service of the HSE. The service is targeted at children at key stages in their development. Children are given dental examinations and any follow-up treatment required at these stages. When required, emergency dental treatment is available to all children up to 16 years. The HSE has been asked to examine the specific query raised by the Deputy and to reply to him as soon as possible.