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Spring in to the Switch to Water Challenge

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 10:31 am | New Zealand Dental Association

New Zealand Olympic pole-vaulter Eliza McCartney is the face of the New Zealand Dental Association’s (NZDA) Switch to Water challenge. More >>

Naenae community market for sugary drink stance

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 10:18 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is applauding the Naenae community market in Lower Hutt for their approach to sugary drinks. More >>

Samoan communities to receive free dental care from Kiwis

Monday, 24 September 2018, 10:58 am | New Zealand Dental Association

Two New Zealand dentists are the recipients of a US$5,000 Wrigley Company Foundation dental grant to help improve dental care and education in the Pacific Islands. This year’s Pacific Region Grant by Wrigley, with support from New Zealand Dental Association ... More >>

Dental Association ‘cautiously optimistic’

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 2:01 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is pleased a sugary drinks tax has formed part of the Tax Working Group’s Interim Report released today. More >>

NZDA urges NZ not to be left behind on sugary drinks

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 2:47 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

Media release Dental Association urges New Zealand not to be left behind on sugary drinks More >>

NZDA President calls out school dental service

Monday, 20 August 2018, 12:51 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) President used his opening address at the annual conference to call on the government to improve the school dental service. More >>

Dental Association praises Whanganui DHB

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 10:24 am | New Zealand Dental Association

Whanganui District Health Board is spreading a ‘water is best’ message in children’s and maternity wards at its hospital. More >>

Dental Association calls for marketing regulations

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 8:59 am | New Zealand Dental Association

A paper in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health has shown high engagement by young people with sugary drinks brands online. More >>

NZDA statement on Civil Appeal Judgement Supreme Court

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 11:44 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) welcomes the decision by the Supreme Court of New Zealand to dismiss two appeals against community water fluoridation. More >>

Dental Association says low-cost prevention measures work

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 10:45 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The recent Healthy Auckland Together monitoring report shows poorer oral health outcomes for children in the poorest neighbourhoods, being 12 times more likely to have worse oral health compared to children from affluent areas. More >>

Kiwi dentists back graphic warnings on sugary drinks

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 1:09 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

Media release Kiwi dentists back suggestion of graphic cigarette-style health warnings on sugary drinks More >>

Aged care facilities should prioritise oral health

Monday, 28 May 2018, 2:50 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) says they support an introduction of national protocols for dental hygiene care, and inclusion of oral care criteria as part of aged care facilities compliance with standards. More >>

Dental Association receives international award

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) has received global recognition from Geneva-based FDI World Dental Federation for a project promoting ‘water only’ schools. More >>

Rarotongan communities to receive free dental care

Monday, 18 September 2017, 10:38 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The Wrigley Company Foundation along with the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) today announced the 2017 recipient of a US$5,000 dental grant to help improve dental care and education in the Pacific Islands. This year, the grant has been given to ... More >>

Applications now open for oral health Grants

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 10:48 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The Wrigley Company Foundation and NZDA open 2017 Community Service Grants to help high risk groups access dental care More >>

Sugary drink icon can help confusion over kids’ drinks

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 11:45 am | New Zealand Dental Association

Recent research on the sugar content of supermarket-sold beverages in New Zealand shows finding out sugar levels is a confusing area says the New Zealand Dental Association. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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