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Magic visit to dentist for Hamilton kids

Magic support kids dental appointment

Dental technician Whitney Rika, student Devyn-Lea Mason-Forsyth, dental assistant Louise Byrne and Magic player Kristiana Manu’a.

A Waikato netball player is pushing good oral health practise in order to save childrens’ teeth.

Each year, more than 1200 Waikato children need general anaesthetic to pull rotten teeth or fill in the holes, with some as young as two needing such treatment.

Magic player Courtney Tairi, an ambassador of oral health for the Waikato District Health Board, was hoping to bring down those numbers by promoting good oral health for the younger generation.

Read the full story published by Donna-Lee Biddle, Stuff.

 

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