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The New Zealand Dental Journal (NZDJ) is the scientific publication of the New Zealand Dental Association.

The New Zealand Dental Journal publishes open access peer-reviewed original research and review articles. Accepted articles span the full extent of issues relating to dentistry and oral health. We seek to advance knowledge of matters relating to oral health in the interests of the public good.

In this section you can view peer-reviewed articles contained within past issues of the New Zealand Dental Journal.

The Journal has been continually published since 1905. Issues are published quarterly in:

  • March
  • June
  • September
  • December

Jonathan Broadbent PhD
University of Otago
Email: [email protected]

Associate Editors:
Sunyoung Ma PhD
University of Otago

Tasha Mackie DClinDent
Mackie Dental Specialists

University of Otago

Editorial Advisory Board:
Paul Abbot DDSc
University of Western Australia

Nick Chandler PhD
University of Otago

Bun Chong PhD
Queen Mary University of London

Erin Mahoney PhD
Te Whatu Ora | Health New Zealand

Leenu Maimanuku BDS
Fiji National University

Susan Moffat PhD
University of Otago

W Murray Thomson PhD
University of Otago

Sobia Zafar PhD
University of Queensland

Editorial Assistant:
James Smith PhD
University of Otago

Advertising Manager:
Kirsten McCarthy
New Zealand Dental Association
Email: [email protected]

Jill Watson
New Zealand Dental Association
Email: [email protected]


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Content from the NZDJ is free to share but must be attributed to the authors, acknowledge NZDA/NZDJ as the publisher/source, and may not be modified or used commercially. The New Zealand Dental Journal is registered at Post Office Headquarters, Wellington, as a Magazine.

Published quarterly by:
The New Zealand Dental Association

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New Zealand Dental Association:
NZDA House, 1/195 Main Highway, Ellerslie, Auckland 1051
PO Box 28084, Remuera, Auckland 1541, New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 579 8001
Email: [email protected]

ISSN 0028-8047 (Print)
ISSN 2744-6638 (Online)
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