Healthy Smiles News

14 February 2017

Baby CJ’s smile off to a good start: Colgate, Plunket and the NZDA reach over 500,000 Kiwi babies in decade-long partnership

Seven month old CJ Ringrose may not yet have his first tooth, but West Auckland Mum Vicky Ringrose is all set on how to care for his precious baby teeth thanks to a Colgate partnership with Plunket in association with the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) that has touched over 500,000 Kiwi babies over the last decade. Colgate has worked with Plunket and the NZDA since 2007 to provide over… Read More »

Tooth Structure

The part of the tooth that is usually visible over the gum is called the crown and the part that is attached to the gum is called the root. Enamel is the outer calcified tissue layer covering the crown of the tooth. It is one of the hardest substances in the body.

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