Success for Wahine Toa Project a Taranaki DHB oral health project

21 September 2016

Taranaki DHB’s Community Oral Health Service has successfully secured a grant to assist low income young mothers aged between 19-30 years, who are unable to afford to attend a dentist.  This is called the ‘Wahine Toa Project.’

The grant was from the Wrigley Company Foundation NZDA Community Service and provides preventative care and treatment for the relief of pain and infection.  The aim of this project is to improve the way this group of young mothers look after their own oral health, but also learn to nurture and maintain the oral health of their children and whanau.

To read more go to "Mums get free dental work from a Taranaki programme" on


Last updated: Friday, October 7, 2016

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