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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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Switch to Water and stop the decay

6 November 2015

Kiwi families are being urged to "Switch to Water" as the New Zealand Dental Association attempts to halt the march of tooth decay. Former Silver Fern player Irene van Dyk is backing the campaign to replace sugary drinks with water as this year's National Oral Health Day ambassador.  Irene says… View Page »

Call for water fluoridation to cut childhood tooth decay

21 January 2015

The Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England recently released a report on the poor state of children's oral health in England. They called for widespread introduction of water fluoridation in order to reduce the huge numbers of children having teeth extracted. The Faculty of… View Page »