The 0800 TALK TEETH/0800 825 583 free phone number is a Ministry of Health initiative which directs inquiries to the appropriate providers all over NZ.
- If aged between 0 and 12yrs old press 1
- If between school year 9 and 17yrs of age press 2
- If you have a general question about teeth and oral health press 3
If there is no relief of pain or low income adult service provided by your DHB phone 0800 TALK TEETH/0800 825 583 to find a contracted private dentist who can provide subsidized emergency dental care.
Check out the Locate a DHB or Māori Oral Health Provider Map for a directory of providers in your area.