Archive for the ‘Dental Schemes’ Category

Know your entitlements

Posted on March 27th, 2017 by Debbie

  Most Irish/EU adults are entitled to a free dental check up each calendar year. There are two schemes in operation in Ireland. PRSI If you are an employee or self employed and are paying PRSI contributions you can check if you are covered for a free dental and oral health examination and subsidised periodontal […]

Dental Benefit Scheme PPS

Posted on March 27th, 2017 by Debbie

PRSI or Dental Benefit Scheme This scheme, funded by your PRSI contributions, offers patients a full dental examination and €42 contribution towards either a scale and polish or periodontic treatment, reimbursed directly to the dentist by the Dept. of Social Welfare. This scheme has been extended to the self employed as of March 27th 2017. […]

Prison Officers Medical Aid Scheme

Posted on December 2nd, 2016 by Debbie

Prison Officers Medical Aid Scheme Here at Churchview Dental Practice, we offer a full range of treatments to patients under P.O.M.A.S. Most Prison Officers are now entitled to a free check up under the PPS Dental Benefit Scheme details of how to check you and your spouses eligibility can be found here. Alternatively, we can check for you, […]

Garda Medical Aid Scheme

Posted on December 2nd, 2016 by Debbie

Garda Medical Aid Scheme Here at Churchview Dental Practice, we offer the full range of treatments to patients under G.M.A.S. The Scheme offers limited dental benefits to members, a full list of benefits can be found here. Dental examinations are no longer covered by the scheme, however, if you are paying class A PRSI contributions you […]

Private and Personal Insurance Schemes

Posted on October 6th, 2016 by Debbie

Private patients are welcome at Churchview Dental Practice. In order to maintain our competitive pricing, we ask patients to pay for their treatment at each visit. This helps you to budget for your treatment and we are able to keep costs down. If you are having some extensive treatment and would like to pay in […]

Tax relief on dental expenses

Posted on October 1st, 2016 by Debbie

Tax relief on dental benefits You may have heard in the media that tax relief is available on dental expenses, well the truth is that it is and it isn’t! Tax relief is available on very specific dental expenses and of course the catch is that they aren’t the everyday expenses, only the expensive ones. […]

Medical Card Scheme-Dental

Posted on June 7th, 2015 by Debbie

This scheme offers full medical card holders access to a range of basic dental treatments. Medical card holders aged 16 years and over (their own medical card) can avail of an annual dental examination and some general dental treatments. Some treatments are by application only. Once you have had your examination, your dentist will explain […]