Videos about why your child's first teeth are important and how to care for them.
Your child: Healthy teeth
Watch to find out why your child's first teeth are important and how to care for them. Debbie, a dental therapist, talks to Renee and Dez about caring for their son's teeth, including brushing teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and eating healthy food. Watch as Renee brushes Aidan's teeth.
(Ministry of Health, 2016)
The tooth fairy
In this video from the Health Promotion Agency, the tooth fairy has an important message about caring for children's teeth. There is a misconception that baby teeth are replaced and therefore do not count, but they are actually the gateway to healthy adult teeth.
(Health Promotion Agency & Ministry of Health, NZ, 2016)
The Mobile Dental Unit focuses on preventative care and education for children and adolescents.
(Northland DHB, NZ, 2013)
Oral health with Dr Rabbit
Share the adventures of Dr. Rabbit and Dr. Brushwell with children in this fun video. Meet ordinary characters who turn into Super Dentists and Tooth Defenders when the slimy Placulus and his band of plaque monsters come along. Together, the team undertakes a mission to protect Tooth City from the sugary villain and his sticky schemes!
(Colgate-Palmolive Company, US, 2014)
The legend of Colgate's Dr Rabbit and the Tooth Kingdom (Source: Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures – Colgate-Palmolive Company, USA, 2014)