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Eliza McCartney backs Kiwis to Switch to Water

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:49 am | New Zealand Dental Association

New Zealand Olympic pole-vaulter Eliza McCartney is pushing the ‘water works wonders’ message this November as part of the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) Switch to Water challenge. More >>

Dentists back call for action on unhealthy food and drink

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 9:29 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is backing the findings of a recent report from Healthy Auckland Together. More >>

Dental Association backs government review on sugar labels

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 3:17 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation has ordered a review looking at labelling of added sugars in food and drinks. An option under investigation is ‘a pictorial approach applied to sugary beverages / sugar-sweetened beverages’ ... More >>

Another study shows levies on sugary drinks work

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 12:37 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

New research shows sugary drink sales dropped 38 per cent in Philadelphia one year after the introduction of a levy on soft drinks and other sugary drinks. More >>

Dentists back calls to restrict junk food advertising

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 12:57 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

A recent article in the New Zealand Medical Journal looked at children’s views on junk food marketing, including advertising, what nutritional information should be provided, and how healthy food is promoted. More >>

Dental Association calls for low-income adult dental access

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 9:42 am | New Zealand Dental Association

Dental Association calls for greater low-income adult dental access on World Oral Health Day More >>

Sugary drink tax a prevention measure needed in NZ

Monday, 11 March 2019, 11:08 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The Californian city of Berkeley has now seen a 50 per cent decrease in sugary drink consumption and Kiwi dentists are not surprised. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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