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Dentists question tooth decay data – Morning Report

Laura Goodall posted in on October 16th, 2014.

Radio New Zealand asked three dental experts for their take on the newly released report by Roy Morgan Research, which suggests that tooth decay has significantly declined between 2009 and 2014. Aired as a slot in RNZ’s Morning Report this week, journalist Nick Butcher interviewed New Zealand Dental Association chief executive David Crum, University of Otago paediatric dentistry professor Bernadette Drummond […]

TVNZ/Newstalk ZB: Study links oral health to anxious personalities

Peter Griffin posted in on November 10th, 2009.

A recent University of Otago study has linked poor oral health with people who are dentally anxious. Dentally anxious people are those who have a very strong fear of seeing a dentist, meaning they will only see one if an oral problem has become particularly serious. An excerpt: (read in full here) “It has being […]

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