Oral health

For good advice about all aspects of oral health, refer to the Ministry of Health website(external link).

Read more information about Waikato DHB's Community Oral Health service providing free dental care for children and adolescents.

Emergency funded dental care for adults (18+ years of age) is available for Community Service card holders to access relief of pain and infection.  Contact your dentist or the local WINZ office(external link) for details. For a list of Waikato dentists offering this service, go to our Primary health care/Dental care page.