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Nearly 9000 children and teens needed dental work under general anaesthetic last year for largely preventable conditions.
We spoke last week about the high cost of dental care in New Zealand and now the NZ Medical Association has lent their weight to the call for more affordable dental care. Audio
Is dental care a right, or a privilege? While it's free for all under-18s, the hefty costs put many adults off taking care of their teeth. Audio
Political commentator Bryce Edwards has written an opinion piece today saying the campaign for free universal dental care must continue. Oral health is separate from general health so doesn't come… Audio
Fluoridation of south Taranaki's water supply was necessary to help fight a high degree of poor dental health in the area, South Taranaki District Council told the Supreme Court. Audio
A Dunedin principal is "disappointed and disturbed" some children are waiting more than 12 months due to a shortage of dental therapists.