New Zealand First says there is a looming shortage of dental therapists in towns and regions across New Zealand and the Minister of Health is asleep at the wheel.
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Short-sighted decision making regarding New Zealand’s oral health care system is costing the taxpayer millions, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First welcomes the Lakes DHB initiative to provide free dental care to pregnant women living in Rotorua communities with high levels of deprivation.
New Zealand First Health Spokesperson Barbara Stewart is calling on the Government to take action to address the appalling state of our children’s teeth on World Oral Health Day.
The result of a Government report which reveals the extent of Kiwi children’s dental problems is an embarrassment for a first world country such as ours, says New Zealand First health spokesperson Barbara Stewart.
New Zealand First has urged the Government to take immediate steps to improve the dental health of pre-school Māori and Pacific Island children in the Wellington region.