Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Questions (173)

Jack Wall

Question:

173. Deputy Jack Wall asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive an appointment date for the dental clinic; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28641/14]

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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.