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Community Oral Health Clinic

The Community Oral Health Clinic is one of nine specialised clinics at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago.
This clinic is one of the Community Oral Health Service clinics and mobile dental units throughout the Southern District.

The clinic offers FREE basic dental care, to children who meet the eligibility criteria for publicly funded health and disability services, from birth until they begin high school.
Basic dental care includes:

  • An annual check up
  • Oral health advice and encouragement for good oral health
  • Examination and dental X-rays, if necessary
  • Preventative treatment, such as topical fluoride and fissure sealants (coatings)
  • Restorations (fillings) and extractions

Please note: Orthodontic treatment (straightening of teeth using braces) is not provided.

Contact the Community Oral Health Clinic

Tel 03 471 6080

2nd Floor
Faculty of Dentistry
310 Great King Street
North Dunedin
Dunedin 9016
New Zealand