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Children's Free Dental Services - Auckland

Children in New Zealand are entitled to free dental services from 0 to 17 years of age, until their 18th birthday.

It is important to enrol your child as soon as possible to prevent tooth decay and get the best care for them. Auckland Regional Dental Service (ARDS) provides free dental care for children in the Auckland region from 0 - 17 (until their 18th birthday).

School Dental Clinics open during School holidays (Dec. 2014  to January 2015)

Pre-school and school age children

Call 0800 TALKTEETH (825 583) or visit www.letstalkteeth.co.nzChildren can be enrolled for free dental visits from their first tooth.  It is important to look after baby teeth as decay in the first teeth will be painful and can affect the child’s eating and development, and may affect their permanent teeth as well.

For more information about the School Dental Service available for children 0 to year 8 (Form 2), how to enrol your child at your nearest school dental clinic and contact details for enquiries, phone 0800 TALK TEETH (0800 825 583) and press 1.

Visit www.letstalkteeth.co.nz for more information on how to care for children’s teeth and protect their smile for life.

For more information about the School Dental Service in Auckland available for children 0 to year 8 (Form 2), please go to the ARDS website.



Published:  20-Nov-2014

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