The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is the professional association for New Zealand dentists. As well as providing services for its members, the NZDA is the one body able to speak on behalf of NZ dentistry as a whole.


We also provide information and advice to consumers.


NZDA Conference 2014 - Register Now!!!

Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2014 NZDA Conference in Christchurch - August 20-23 please click here to register today! 

Community Service Grants

10x US$1,000 and one US$8,000 are available for dentists to plan and implement oral health projects in New Zealand. Do not miss this opportunity to do some community work to improve the oral health of high risk adults.

Click here for more information and to apply.


Water Fluoridation

We encourage those wanting to know more about water fluoridation to check out evidence-based information sources, like the new Ministry of Health Fluoride Facts website


Employment Fair

Are you considering employing a new or recent graduate in 2015?

Don't miss the inaugural Young Dentist Employment Fair, to be held during the NZDA Annual Conference. Friday 22nd August, 1 - 5pm. Click here to register.

NZDA Events Calendar

nzda presents: Evidence Based Dentistry by Dr Richard Niederman

Determining the evidential support for what we say and do. Using hands-on, interactive, case-based methods, this workshop will introduce participants to the basics of evidence based dentistry. To accommodate the varied needs and background, as well as facilitate teaching and learning, we are implementing several learning devices……. >>>READ MORE

Direct Composites - Aesthetics & Predictability

University of Queensland, School of Dentistry

Brisbane, QLD Australia, 1 Aug 2014

Speaker: Dr Leanne Xiao Li Hou

Format: Lecture

Category: Restorative Dentistry

Event Type: Single Location

NZRC Level 4 Modular workshop

Resuscitation Matters Ltd

Christchurch, 1 Aug 2014

Speaker: Ngaire Richardson

Format: Hands On

Category: Medical Emergencies

Event Type: Single Location