ARDS - free dental service for children  P: 0800 825 583

The Auckland Regional Dental Service (ARDS) provides free dental services to children from birth to Year 8.

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Auckland Regional Dental Service provides free dental assessments and care from birth to children up to Year 8. It operates from 83 dental facilities across the greater Auckland area; these facilities include a mixture of fixed clinics, transportable dental units and dental vans.  Adolescent dental services are provided by contracting dentists from Year 9  until their 18th birthday.

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New Zealand Dental Association

Good oral health is vital for your general health and well-being. Poor oral health and pain and suffering in the mouth can have a significant impact on quality of life.  NZDA's site gives information on common dental problems, treatments and oral health care for all age groups and includes dental trauma advice.

Family Teeth Matters - education for schools and early childhood centres

Simple education that's made to be fun!

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Family Teeth Matters is a group of dentists, hygienists, psychologists, dental therapists and professionals committed to  providing free Dental  Helath Education for both parents and children.

We encourage you to become a 'Family Teeth Matters' school. FTM will  provide you with the necessary resources and a 'Free' Dental Health Project Box that can rotate through your school classrooms.

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Auckland Dental Association 1/195 Main Highway, Ellerslie, Auckland. Phone: 09 580 0081 Email: