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A quick look at some of the times oral health featured in the media since the last newsletter.
To floss or not to floss caused a bit of media interest in August. See stuff.co.nz and the NZ Herald.
In the UK, a dentist sparked discussion when he suggested people were going to the dentist too often - this article was followed up by Radio Live in New Zealand.
Closer to home, the Dominion Post profiled the joint Southern Cross Health trust/New Zealand Dental Association initiative providing free dental care to low income New Zealanders earlier this month.
And the Taranaki Daily News welcomed a new dental clinic opening in the small coastal town of Opunake.
The Privacy Commissioner recently made a statement on sharing information about a current or future danger to a child which will be of interest to practitioners working with children.