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Did you know that dental care is free for teenagers until you turn 18 years of age?
Make sure you take advantage of this FREE service while you can! This service may not be available at your school dental clinics. It is provided mostly by private dentists that are contracted by district health boards. Basic and necessary dental care is provided free under this service. This does not include orthodontic care, tooth whitening or accidents which would normally be covered by ACC. Certain treatments, such as white fillings, might not be free. Make sure you check with your dentist to find out what they provide free.
To find out more about this free service including the names of contracted dentist please ring the toll free number 0800 TALK TEETH/ 0800 825 583.
You can also get further information from the region-specific email addresses below
Auckland, Waitemata and Counties Manukau DHBs
Hawkes Bay DHB
Hutt Valley, Capital & Coast DHBs
Private Bag 31-907
Nelson Marlborough DHB
PO Box 647
Canterbury, South Canterbury and West Coast DHBs
PO Box 731, 239 Antigua Street
57 Hanover Street
PO Box 5144