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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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New Zealand’s most eminent scientists reaffirm the safety and efficacy of community water fluoridation

22 August 2014

The NZ Dental Association strongly supports the findings of the review of the scientific evidence into the health effects of water fluoridation. The NZDA welcomes the report "Health effects of water fluoridation: a review of the scientific evidence" published today on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand and… View Page »

Rotorua district council denies public a chance to have their say on better dental health

4 August 2014

The Rotorua District Council has reversed its decision of two weeks ago to have a referendum on community water fluoridation. Seven Councillors have forced a change of plan, effectively shutting out the citizens of Rotorua in a decision that would benefit their health and the health of their children. "It… View Page »