Call Us: 01 525 2670 Or Book Online Now

Contact Us

Tel: 01 525 2670
Email: info@damestreetdental.ie

Opening Times

Mon - Thurs: 8AM - 8PM
Fri: 8AM - Midnight
Sat: 12AM - Midnight
Sun & Bank Holidays: 12AM - 6PM

PRSI Entitlements

Approximately two million people in Ireland pay PRSI, but surprisingly only 25% of those eligible claim their entitlements of an Exam, Scale and Polish.

It is important to note that not all dentists are registered providers of the PRSI dental scheme but if they are, you should be entitled to claim an annual free check-up, as well as a subsidised Scale and Polish (cleaning) for €15.

Visiting your dentist at least once a year for a check-up is important to ensure that any issues are detected early, before they become bigger and often expensive problems. Regular cleaning of the teeth by a dental professional is also essential to remove plaque and tartar both above and below the gumline, eliminating bacteria that lead to cavities, bad breath and gum disease.

The Treatment Benefit Scheme is run by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) and provides dental, optical and aural services to qualified people. The Treatment Benefit Scheme is available to insured workers, the self-employed and retired people who have the required number of PRSI contributions.
Under the Treatment Benefit Scheme, you may qualify for:

• Dental benefit
• Optical benefit
• Hearing aids

There is a number of criteria for claiming PRSI entitlements the main one being, you must have paid Class A, E, P, H or S social insurance contributions. The amount of social insurance you need depends on your age.

A spouse, civil partner or cohabitant may, of course, qualify in their own right if they have enough social insurance contributions. If your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant does not have enough social insurance contributions he/she may still qualify for Treatment Benefit on your social insurance record. To do this, you must qualify for Treatment Benefit and your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant must be dependent on you.

How do I Check if I’m Eligible?

Call us at Dame Street Dental where one of our receptionists will check on the Welfare Partners website to see if you are eligible for an Exam, Scale and Polish for €15. In order for us to find out if you are eligible, our receptionist will require your consent to check, your PPSN and date of birth.

There are three results that can come from this check; approved, pending and not approved.

• If your claim is “approved“, you will be able to claim your Exam, Scale and Polish for that calendar year for only €15.
• If your claim is “pending“, this can be for a number of reasons such as; large volume of checks being processed by the site at the time, or it can be that your eligibility requires further checks by a welfare administrator. This may also mean we are unsure of eligibility prior to your appointment. As a result of this, we will be obliged to charge you full private fees on the day of your appointment. If/when we receive confirmation of your eligibility we will reimburse you the excess paid for the private fee, meaning you get your Exam, Scale and Polish for €15.
• If your claim is “not approved“, we can still make you an appointment privately if you wish. All our practices are accepting new patients and would be more than happy to accommodate you.

*Please note that PRSI entitlements can only be claimed with selected general dentists. If you wish to claim your PRSI entitlements please note it at the time of booking.

Book Online Now

Click
Here

Testimonials

Dr. Lisa looked after me very well and would definitely recommend their service.
Alan Salvio Jr Luz
Cannot recommend Dr.Rachael enough. She was so reassuring and friendly throughout. Root canal is not the nicest experience but was definitely easier than anticipated because of her. Dr. Rachael and Bart have a great rapport between them making the whole experience so much easier. They immediately put me at ease. Will be back for my crown!!!
Lucy Maher
Best dentist I've ever been too hands down! Blown away with how fast and painless everything was! 10000% would recommend to everyone!
Mana
I attended the clinic today and can honestly say that the treatment I received from Dr Lisa Boland and the team was excellent. I have not been to a dentist in a long time and was quite frankly in dread of the visit however my mind was put at ease. Dr Boland carried out some urgent treatment for me and is assembling a plan for the remaining treatment. I have no hesitation in recommending this clinic!
Aidan Sullivan
Very professional service from start to finish. Super efficient communication re appointments, & most importantly, very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Looking forward to my next visit with Dr Ian Han Xiang Kok.
Tony Doran
The practice itself is prestine, very nice space. All staff were lovely and the examination was swift and proficient
Adam Redmond
Had a lovely experience each time iv visited dame Street dental..I was made feel very relaxed and would highly recommend dame Street dental..normally I would fear going to a dentist..but iv been to dame Street dental more than once and have no worries beforehand
Niamh Canning
Great service, friendly staff. Efficient and professional. Would recommend.
Brian. Murphy
Rachel was so patient and considerate when speaking and treating me. Receptionists we’re also so lovely and helpful. I couldn’t recommend more. Thanks again, Aimee
Aimee Liston
The best dental experience I’ve ever come across. Thanks to Sinead on the desk and Dr Damien Smith for making everything so easy. Highly recommend!
Keith Mc Govern

Contact Us

16 Dame Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 01 525 2670
Email: info@damestreetdental.ie
Opening Times:
Mon - Thurs: 8AM - 8PM
Fri: 8AM - Midnight
Sat: 12AM - Midnight
Sun & Bank Holidays: 12AM - 6PM
16 Dame Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 01 525 2670

Book Online Now