Wednesday, 18 September 2013
Department of Health
Orthodontic Services Provision
1284. To ask the Minister for Health if treatment will be provided by the Health Service Executive to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry as the person who is not a suitable candidate for other treatments due to illness. [36872/13]
The HSE provides orthodontic treatment to patients based on their level of clinical need. An individual's access to orthodontic treatment is determined against a set of clinical guidelines and priority is given to patients with greatest needs. The HSE has been asked to examine the specific query raised by the Deputy and to reply to him as soon as possible.