14 Jun 2019

Call for teeth-brushing help in Northland schools

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 14 June 2019

A Whangarei dentist who has operated on scores of small children with rotten teeth says the government should be funding teeth-brushing programmes in schools.

Dave Stallworthy says dental decay in even the most deprived communities can be prevented by brushing - and a Northland study has proved it.

RNZ Northland reporter Lois Williams has the story.