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Dental Association highlight actions for sugary drinks

Friday, 9 December 2016, 11:27 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association is launching a new consensus statement on Sugary Drinks endorsed by key health organisations. The actions seek to reduce harm caused by sugary drinks consumption. More >>

Kiwis encouraged to Switch to Water to save their smiles

Monday, 31 October 2016, 12:22 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

New Zealanders are being challenged to ditch the sugary drinks and Switch to Water for the month of November as part of the New Zealand Dental Association’s annual awareness campaign. More >>

New dental grants for Kiwis who need it most

Monday, 3 October 2016, 1:04 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The Wrigley Company Foundation along with the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) today announced the recipients of US$23,00o worth of dental grants to help make a difference to the lives of young and vulnerable Kiwis. More >>

Something to smile about

Monday, 3 October 2016, 12:52 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

3 October 2016 New dental grants give Kiwis who need it most something to smile about More >>

Council’s sugar decision a good first step

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 3:13 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

Auckland Council announced today that it is dropping sugary drinks from vending machines in its 21 leisure centres in a show of leadership in the battle against obesity and type 2 diabetes. The sugary drinks will be replaced with water, unflavoured milk, ... More >>

Applications now open for oral health grants

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 4:06 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The Wrigley Company Foundation and NZDA open 2016 Community Service Grants to help high risk groups access dental care Dental professionals across New Zealand are encouraged to apply for one of 12 Community Service Grants to provide support and access to ... More >>

Water Fluoridation Breakthrough

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 3:46 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) welcomes the Government’s announcement to transfer the decision making process about community water fluoridation to District Health Boards (DHB) from local government. More >>

2016: The year of sugary drinks free schools?

Monday, 21 March 2016, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

2016: The year of sugary drinks free schools? The New Zealand Dental Association is encouraging all schools in New Zealand to become sugary drink free. Today the Ministries of Education and Health are joining force to encourage schools to adopt ... More >>

Switch to Water and stop the decay

Friday, 6 November 2015, 10:04 am | New Zealand Dental Association

Kiwi families are being urged to “Switch to Water” as the New Zealand Dental Association attempts to halt the march of tooth decay. More >>

Vote to continue the fluoridation of Thames water supply

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 11:45 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The NZ Dental Association urges the community of Thames to vote for continued better health by voting to CONTINUE the fluoridation of Thames water supply in the current referendum. "By voting to continue water fluoridation you are choosing to have added ... More >>

Vote yes in the Thames fluoridation referendum

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 2:23 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The NZ Dental Association urges the community of Thames to vote for continued better health by voting YES in the coming referendum on community water fluoridation. “Vote YES is a vote to continue to have added protection that fluoride safely provides ... More >>

MoH, Medsafe congratulated for fluoridation regulation

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 11:42 am | New Zealand Dental Association

“Fluoride-containing substances, including the substances HFA and SSF are not medicines for the purposes of the Medicines Act when they are manufactured and supplied or distributed for the purpose of fluoridating community drinking water supplies.” More >>

Call for water fluoridation to cut childhood tooth decay

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 9:31 am | New Zealand Dental Association

21 January 2015 M edia Release Call for water fluoridation to cut childhood tooth decay More >>

Oral health grant recipients announced

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 10:37 am | New Zealand Dental Association

Youth, migrants and high risk groups to benefit from dental health grants Dental aid to remote Fijian islands, ensuring Hamilton’s homeless have access to oral health services and the study of developmental defects among children are just three ... More >>

Elite Sportsman Champions national Oral Health Day

Monday, 3 November 2014, 1:54 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

Professional rugby league player Shaun Johnson is this year’s National Oral Health Day ambassador. More >>

Anti-fluoride ad is pulled after yet another ASA ruling

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 2:54 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The NZ Dental Association acknowledges the Advertising Standards Authority on their recent decision, that of finding yet another Fluoride Free NZ advertisement to be misleading. More >>

Scientists reaffirm the safety of water fluoridation

Friday, 22 August 2014, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The NZ Dental Association strongly supports the findings of the review of the scientific evidence into the health effects of water fluoridation. More >>

NZDA Inaugural Young Dentist Employment Fair – August 2014

Friday, 15 August 2014, 10:22 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The Young Dentist Employment Fair will take place on Friday 22nd August, 1 – 5pm, during the New Zealand Dental Association’s Annual Conference in Christchurch. This is the first event of its kind to be held within the profession and is proudly ... More >>

Rotorua public denied their say on better dental health

Friday, 1 August 2014, 12:35 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The Rotorua District Council has reversed its decision of two weeks ago to have a referendum on community water fluoridation. Seven Councillors have forced a change of plan, effectively shutting out the citizens of Rotorua in a decision that would ... More >>

Major Study Demonstrates Oral Health Improvements

Thursday, 16 December 2010, 12:51 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

A landmark survey of New Zealand oral health clearly shows that Kiwi teeth have significantly improved over the past two decades. Dr David Crum, CEO of the New Zealand Dental Association, stated: “After decades of not having nationwide data on the oral health ... More >>

 

 

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