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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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