School Dental Service
Free Dental Services - Auckland
New Zealand are entitled to free dental services from 0 to
17 years of age, until their 18th birthday.
important to enrol your child as soon as possible to prevent
tooth decay and get the best care for them.
Regional Dental Service (ARDS) provides free dental care for
children in the Auckland region from 0 - 17 (until their 18th
Dental Clinics open during School holidays (Dec. 2013 to
Pre-school and school age children
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
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.
www.letstalkteeth.co.nz for more information on how to
care for children’s teeth and protect their smile for life.
information about the School Dental Service in Auckland
available for children 0 to year 8 (Form 2), please go to