Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist due to fear or cost?

  • 25/07/2018
Dentist examining a patient's teeth in the dentist.

Former health minister Dame Annette King says dental therapists could help provide affordable oral health care to older Kiwis, but first they need their own regulatory body.

Her comments are a major push on the right to affordable dental care for adults and the "key role" that dental therapists could play in making dental care more available.

Do you need to go to the dentist, but are currently putting it off due to fear or cost?

Vote in The AM Show poll below.