Dental teaching facility to bring smiles to South Auckland

The University of Otago is building a dental teaching facility and patient treatment clinic in South Auckland to help meet high health needs.

It is hoped the project will strengthen relationships and partnerships with Māori and Pacific communities as well.

Forty-eight Bachelor of Dental Surgery students will be assigned to the Counties Manukau facility at any one time.

Design work is already underway, with the aim of completing the project in 2020.