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NZDA Budget Day Reaction

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 3:03 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) has welcomed the Government’s Budget Day dental commitments. The Government will increase grants from $300 to $1000 to improve dental access for the lowest income New Zealanders. NZDA says that their ... More >>

Dentists Support Industrial Action By Public Sector Oral Health Therapists, Dental Therapists And Dental Assistants

Monday, 16 May 2022, 9:47 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is backing industrial action currently being undertaken by members of the Public Service Association, which includes Oral Health Therapists. NZDA Access to Care spokesperson Dr Katie Ayers says Oral Health ... More >>

NZDA Statement On Healthy Drinks In Schools Consultation

Thursday, 7 April 2022, 11:15 am | New Zealand Dental Association

Dr Rob Beaglehole, sugary drinks spokesperson, New Zealand Dental Association: The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is pleased that the government is looking at the issue of health drinks in schools through a public consultation. We praise the ... More >>

Dental Association Acknowledges Stalwart Outgoing Chief Executive

Monday, 4 April 2022, 10:10 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) acknowledges long-term Chief Executive Dr David Crum. Dr Crum stepped down after nearly twenty years in the top job at NZDA at the end of March. NZDA President Dr Erin Collins paid tribute to Dr Crum, “Dr ... More >>

Dentists Call On Government To Improve New Zealand’s Dental Care This World Oral Health Day

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 9:17 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is calling on the Government to deliver on its dental promises this World Oral Health Day (20 March). NZDA Access to Care spokesperson Dr Katie Ayers says it is now time to make good on the promise made ... More >>

Found In Translation: Nelson Refugee Dental Education Translation Project

Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 11:20 am | New Zealand Dental Association

A dentist has embraced Nelson’s refugee community. Richmond dentist Dr Jacob Linn has successfully worked with the largest refugee communities in the region, helping to improve dental literacy and increase awareness of available dental services. “I ... More >>

Dental Association Delighted As Water Fluoridation Drought Ends

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 7:27 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is delighted that the long running law change on decision-making for community water fluoridation has passed its third reading today. NZDA’s water fluoridation spokesperson Dr Rob Beaglehole says it’s tremendous ... More >>

Dental Association Disappointed In Government’s Dental Efforts

Friday, 5 November 2021, 6:04 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is continuing calls for better access to dental care for low-income New Zealanders this National Oral Health Day, 5 November. Prior to the last election, NZDA released a report outlining advice to the Government ... More >>

Dental Association Concern Over Pasifika Dental Health

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 10:00 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) continues to be concerned about the dental health of Pasifika people in New Zealand. The recently released report Bula Sautu: A window on quality 2021: Pacific health in the year of Covid-19 highlighted wider ... More >>

NZDA Statement On The PM’s Chief Science Advisor’s, Fluoride In Our Drinking Water: An Update On The Evidence

Thursday, 3 June 2021, 5:15 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) completely supports the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor’s review of the most recent scientific evidence on water fluoridation. Yet again the science confirms community water fluoridation is a safe, ... More >>

Dental Association Says Study Shows Impact Of South Africa’s Sugary Drinks Levy

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 9:25 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) says a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health strengthens global evidence for levies on sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs). Researchers found South Africa’s 2018 levy on sugary drinks reduced sugar by 51%, ... More >>

Dental Association Welcomes Pragmatic Resolution To Community Water Fluoridation Decisions

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 1:16 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) welcomes the Government’s announcement that the decision-making process for community water fluoridation will sit with the Director General of Health. The NZDA is very pleased with the news, having advocated ... More >>

NZDA Slam Coca Cola For ‘irresponsible, Offensive’ Marketing

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 11:59 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is calling out irresponsible marketing by Coca Cola. The 18 can pack cases sold in supermarkets says ‘share a Coke’ and features the word ‘Bub’ and ‘Mum’ on images of cans on the packaging. ... More >>

Switch To Water With Eliza McCartney

Monday, 2 November 2020, 9:50 am | New Zealand Dental Association

New Zealand Olympic pole-vaulter Eliza McCartney’s message to New Zealanders this November is to swap their sugary drinks for water. Eliza is back as the face of the New Zealand Dental Association’s (NZDA) annual Switch to Water challenge. “This ... More >>

NZDA Awards Evening Set To Honour Outstanding Dentists

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 10:10 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is set to honour some of the country’s top members of the dental profession. The third NZDA Annual Awards Dinner will be held in Wellington on Sunday 11 October. The black-tie event has had to be limited ... More >>

NZDA Welcomes Labour Party Oral Health Policy

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 10:57 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) has welcomed the new Labour Party oral health policy. Labour will invest $176 million to improve dental access for the lowest income New Zealanders. NZDA says that their continued advocacy on improving low income ... More >>

NZDA Welcomes Policy To Bolster Dental Spending On Kids

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 2:17 pm | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) has welcomed National Party policy to increase funding for child oral health. NZDA says that their continued and strong view is that the Community Oral Health Service needs more support, a message they ... More >>

Dental Association Doorsteps Parliament On Low Income Dental Access

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 6:03 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is this morning running a mobile dental clinic on Parliament’s forecourt. The Association aims to once again highlight the need to improve access to dental care for low-income and vulnerable New Zealanders. ... More >>

Dental Association Says Kiwi-led Study In ‘The Lancet’ Shows Sugar-tax Benefit

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 9:15 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) says a study by leading New Zealand public health experts showing different scenarios on consumer taxes for unhealthy products is worth considering. The study models the benefit of taxes on saturated fats, salt ... More >>

NZDA Congratulates Kiwi Winner Of International College Of Dentists Grant

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 10:10 am | New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) congratulates New Zealand dentist Dr Haneen Alayan for being awarded the 2020 International College of Dentists (ICD) Young Dentists Volunteer grant. Haneen works as a dentist in Gore and teaches dental students at ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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