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Dentistry faculty gives schools 150 mouthguards to celebrate University’s 150th birthday

Secondary school student receiving a dental mould thumbnail

Thursday, 13 June 2019

The University of Otago’s Faculty of Dentistry is celebrating the University’s 150th anniversary by donating 150 custom-fitted mouthguards to schools and promoting the use of mouthguards among students when playing sport.

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New building opened at national centre for dentistry


Tuesday, 11 June 2019

One of the “highest tech” dental facilities in the world was officially opened this morning  – the hospital-level patient-treatment building for New Zealand’s only national centre for dentistry, at Otago.

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Streamlining in the new national dentistry building


Thursday, 9 May 2019

Using electronic patient records in the new national centre for dentistry building at the University of Otago will streamline patients’ treatment, students’ learning and collaboration on patient care, Faculty of Dentistry Organisational Delivery Project Manager Dr Peter Cathro says.

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Training in new dentistry building


Monday, 29 April 2019

Super-users have just trained on more than 200 dental chairs for patients in New Zealand’s new national dental teaching facility, on the University of Otago’s Dunedin campus.

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New Auckland dental base on target


Thursday, 4 April 2019

Construction of the University’s dental teaching facility and patient treatment clinic in South Auckland is proceeding well, with structural steel now being ordered, Campus Development Division Director David Perry says.

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