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Nau mai, Haere mai, Welcome to Te Aō Marama - the NZ Māori Dental Association

Te Aō Marama is the professional association for Māori oral health professionals - dental therapists, dental hygenists, dentists, dental specialists, oral health promoters, dental assistants and administrators, researchers, teachers and students.  Collectively, we advocate for better oral health for Māori.


Introducing our Matariki superstar Dr. Abbey Corbett - Ngāpuhi, Ngati Manu


Abbey graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2011.

After 4 years of clinical practice in Christchurch, she has returned to the University of Otago to complete a Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in the field of Paediatric Dentistry.

Upon Graduating Abbey will be the first Māori Paediatric Dentist! Ka mau te wehi!

We are extremely proud of you Abbey, we thankyou for your continued support of Te Aō Marama and fellow students by presenting at our hui; such a fantastic role model for our tauira, we cannot wait for her graduation!


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