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The Dental Team

Dentists are responsible for helping you take care of your oral health. They have extensive knowledge and skills to diagnose and treat wide range of problems that affect your teeth and mouth. Although they are trained initially for five years at a university they continue to keep brushing up on their skills throughout their careers

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RESOURCE CENTRE

Statements and Recommendations

Sugary Drinks
Consensus Statement on Sugary Drinks

Adolescent and Young Adult Oral Health

NZDA Position Statement on Adolescent and Young Adult Oral Health

Child Oral Health

NZDA Position Statement on Child Oral Health

Child Protection

NZDA Practice Guidelines for Child Protection

Dependent Older People

NZDA Position Statement on Oral Health Services for Dependent Older People

Dental Amalgam

NZDA Position Statement on Dental Amalgam

Ministry of Health Policy on Dental Amalgam

FDI Policy Statment on Safety of Amalgam

FDI POLICY STATEMENT WHO Consensus Statement on Dental Amalgam

Fluoride 

NZDA Statement on Water Fluoridation

Ministry of Health policy on Water Fluoridation

FDI World Dental Federation Statement on Promoting Dental Health through Water Fluoridation

FDI World Dental Federation Statement on Promoting Dental Health through Fluoride toothpaste

American Dental Association Statement on the Effectiveness of Community Water Fluoridation

American Dental Association Supports Fluoridation

Low Income Adults

NZDA Position Statement on Access to Oral Health Services for Low Income Adults

Oral and Systemic Diseases

FDI World Dental Federation Policy Statement on the Association between Oral and General health

Oral Piercings

American Dental Association Statement on Intraoral/Perioral Piercing and Tongue Splitting

Tobacco

NZDA Position Statement on Tobacco Use

FDI World Dental Federation Policy Statement on Tobacco

Tooth Whitening

FDI World Dental Federation Policy Statement on Bleaching Materials and Tooth Whiteners