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 Prize for Case Presentation of the Year

Submissions for the NZDA prize for case presentation of the year are now open. For further details and criteria please click here

Register NOW for the 2016 NZDA Conference!

26-29 October 2016, TSB Arena, Wellington

Click here for more information and to register.



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


Codes of Practice

The NZDA Board approved the following updates to the NZDA Codes of Practice at the April 2016 Board meeting in Auckland. To view the NZDA Codes of Practice login to the Members section. 

  • Child Protection 
  • Patient Information, Privacy and Records  

The Codes of Practice are 'living documents' and members are encouraged to advise Hugh Trengrove of any suggested changes in content.

NZDA Courses and Seminars

PERI-IMPLANTITIS: Reducing the Risk
by Dr Nitish Surathu, Dr David Chrisp, Dr Neil Luyk, Dr John Bridgman & Dr Ellie Knight

A multi-disciplinary overview of the risk factors when dealing with peri-implantitis. This seminar will take you through scientifically proven and novel ways to minimise and manage these risks.

NZDA Events Calendar

Mastering Consent and Shared Decision Making

DPL Educational Services

Wellington, 30 Aug 2016

Speaker: Dr Dexter Bambery

Format: Lecture

Category: Patient Management

Event Type: Multi-Location

Best Practice Phone Skills

Prime Practice

100 Greys Ave, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand, 31 Aug 2016

Speaker: Maya Carson

Format: Hands On, Lecture

Category: Dental Education, Dental Materials, Patient Management, Practice Management

Event Type: Multi-Location