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Gum Disease

Gum disease or periodontal disease is a bacterial infection caused by accumulation of dental plaque on the teeth. It is a disease that affects the gums and supporting structures of the teeth.

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YOUR ORAL HEALTH : EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS

Lift the Lip

This short educational video was developed by the NZDA in conjunction with Colgate Oral Care and AUT University. This video is aimed at Well Child providers, B4 school check providers and general practices. This video shows the quick and easy ways of identifying visible decay in infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

Introduction

This video gives general infromation about Lift the Lip screening by non-oral health professionals.  Please view this video before viewing other videos below.

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Infant Screening

Press play to see how to screen an infant for early childhood caries. Alternatively, you can download this video in a higher resolution by clicking the link under the video player.

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Toddlers Screening

Press play to see how to screen a toddler for early childhood caries. Alternatively, you can download this video in a higher resolution by clicking the link under the video player.

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Preschoolers Screening

Press play to see how to screen a preschooler for dental caries.  Alternatively, you can download this video in a higher resolution by clicking the link under the video player.  

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