Dental care is free for teenagers until their 18th birthday – call 0800 Talk Teeth (0800 825 583) to find a contracting dentist near you.
Make sure you take advantage of this FREE service while you can! This service is provided mostly by private dentists that are contracted by district health boards. Basic and necessary dental care is provided free under this service. This does not include orthodontic care, tooth whitening or accidents which would normally be covered by ACC. Certain treatments, such as white fillings, might not be free. Make sure you check with your dentist to find out what they provide free.
Watch this video promoting importance of oral health among teenagers in a fun way.