Press Release

Minister Reilly welcomes Dental Council Code of Practice

The Minister for Health and Children, James Reilly, TD, today (11th April 2011) welcomed the publication by the Dental Council of a Code of Practice which requires dentists to display private fees from June 1st in a place where patients can view them before consultation. The publication of this Code together with the guide on “Choosing a Dentist at Home or Abroad” and the “Scope of Practice” document will be of benefit to the public and the profession alike in promoting transparency and competition.