Patients suffering as dentists pull out of medical card scheme

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The public dental system is 'collapsing' due to an exodus of dentists from the medical card schemes, TDs have warned. The public dental system is 'collapsing' due to an exodus of dentists from the medical card schemes, TDs have warned. Pic: ShutterstockThe Dental Treatment Services Scheme (DTSS) provides dental treatment for adult medical card holders where private dental practices are contracted to provide these services. The Dental Treatment Services Scheme (DTSS) provides dental treatment for adult medical card holders where private dental practices are contracted to provide these services. She couldn't get anyone to do dental work for her under the medical card scheme,' he told Newstalk.
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