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The BOPDHB Community Dental Service operates examiniation and treatment services from six fixed-site clinics based in the following schools:

  • Otumoetai Primary

  • Greerton Village School

  • Tauranga Intermediate

  • Arataki School

  • Te Puke Intermediate

  • Whakatāne Intermediate

The examination and treatment services are from the following mobile dental units:

  • Te Waka Niho Tuarua

  • Te Waka Niho Tuatoru

  • Te Waka Niho Tuawha

  • Te Waka Niho Tuarima

  • Te Waka Niho Tuaono

  • Te Waka Niho Tuawaru

  • Te Waka Niho Tuaiwa

  • Te Waka Niho o Mataatua

  • Te Niho Hau Ora A Toi

  • Te Tahinga O Te Ra

Examination services are available from the Diagnostic Unit. Appointments for treatment after an examination are available at a fixed-site clinic. For all other enquiries, phone 0800 TALKTEETH (0800 825 583) to find out how to access the service. Click here to find a clinic.

BOPDHB Community Dental Service has a sub contracted service with Te Manu Toroa which is delivered by the mobile dental unit Te Waka Niho Tuatahi for:

  • Merivale School

  • Maketu School

  • Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Matai

  • Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Otepou

  • Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Kura Kokori

  • Te Kura o Matapihi

  • Te Kura O Te Moutere o Matakana

If your child has been enrolled in the service prior to age five the service will match their school enrolment details and transfer them to the clinic or mobile for the school they are attending.

If your child is between five years old and Year 8 and has had no previous enrolment with the BOPDHB Community Dental Service or Te Manu Toroa please contact 0800 TALKTEETH or 0800 825583 to find out if your child is eligible to be enrolled into the service.

A limited school holiday service is available for emergency care. Click here to find a clinic. 

Parents are encouraged and welcome to attend all appointments with their children.

Last updated: November 21, 2019