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Consensus Statement on Sugary Drinks

Sugary drinks are no longer a looming public health crisis, but a very real one. By working together, and acting now, we can prevent not only oral health damage, but obesity - a leading risk factor for diabetes, cardiovascular disease and some cancers.

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NOHD Facebook Promotions

NZDA HEALTHYSMILES is our consumer Facebook page for the New Zealand public. This page is a place to learn and share information about oral health.

As part of our National Oral Health Day celebrations we are running two promotions on this page.


Eligibility - all dental patients who register between 2-6 November to take part in the 30 days Switch to water challenge will be eligible to enter.

How to enter - Register your details (name and address) at your regular dental practice and then take a selfie with your dentist/hygienist/therapist and post it on our consumer Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/nzdahealthysmiles. You are also welcome to share your story/experience throughout the 30 day challenge on our page.

Please note: Only those who register between 2-6 November 2015 will be eligible to go in the draw to win one of the three exciting prizes. For full tems and conditions click here

Winners - all eligible patients who register and then post a selfie with their dental practitioner on our Facebook page will go in the draw to win one of the three exciting prizes.

Prizes - 3 iPad Mini 2 16GB Wi-Fi               


Eligibility - every dental practice that is registered with the NZDA to take part in switch to water challenge will be eligible to enter.

How to enter -post a photo of your team drinking water on our consumer Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/nzdahealthysmiles For full terms and conditions click here.

Winners -all eligible practices that post their photos will go into a draw and 5 winning practices will each receive $200 worth of gift cards. 

Prizes - Each winner can choose $200 worth of gift cards such as Visa Prizzy card, Apple, iTunes, Mitre 10, Stirling Sports, Westfiled Gift Card, Restaurants Card, Movie Card etc