Youth Dentistry

Free dental treatment for all teens

Any School students from year 9 through to their 18th birthday receive free dental care at McKeefry Dental.

Children in New Zealand who meet the eligibility criteria for publicly funded health and disability services are entitled to free basic oral health services from year 9 to 17 years of age (until their 18th birthday). Excludes orthodontics, teeth whitening, specialist x-rays and dental hygienist appointments. Please refer to the Ministry of Health website for full terms and conditions.

Dental Treatment:  2 – 12 Years of Age

For any children aged 2 - 12 offer our own in-house discount scheme for the following dental treatments.

  • Check-ups
  • Cleans; and
  • Standard dental x-rays

If treatment is required then the fees for treatment will be discussed at the time of the examination appointment. *Terms and conditions apply talk to our front desk for more information.

Additional Dental Services

There are some of the services that the Government does not cover and on certain occasions these may be recommended for your child.  These include:

Please refer to the Ministry of Health website for full terms and conditions.

If you would like to arrange your initial consultation or you wish to understand more about our youth dental treatment services and/or Government funding support please Contact Us.