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Community | 13 April, 2022

Oral Health Tips for a Healthy Easter

Snacking on any high-sugar foods, such as chocolate, can lead to tooth decay. But the good news this Easter is that it’s not necessarily about what you’re eating, but when you’re eating it.

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Community | 06 April, 2022

What you need to know about Oral Cancer

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month! Abano Healthcare is here to remind everyone that examinations by your oral health professional remain the best method to detect oral cancer in its early stages.

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Our People | 09 September, 2021

More to the Mouth Than Meets the Eye

Lead dentist at Dentistry on Merivale, Dave Walsh, is one of just a handful of holistic dentists in New Zealand. While he has been practicing this way for decades, he says it’s only more recently that many others in the profession have truly started down this track.

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Community | 24 August, 2021

Abano Healthcare to Acquire 1300Smiles

1300Smiles has today entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with Adams Aus Bidco Pty Limited (Abano Bidco), a member of the Abano Healthcare Group (Abano Healthcare) under which Abano Bidco has agreed to acquire up to 84% of 1300Smiles by way of a Scheme of Arrangement

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Our People | 28 June, 2021

A Hygienist at Heart

A visit to the school dental nurse as a child was a life-changing experience for Jess Barron. Now an oral health therapist at Harris Dental Christchurch, her childhood fear of the dental chair was transformed under the care and compassion of an industry newcomer, who not only calmed her nerves but inspired Jess to follow in her footsteps.

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Community | 08 March, 2021

International Women's Day 2021

In 2021, Maven Dental #ChooseToChallenge by celebrating some of the amazing Maven women who contribute to the ongoing success of our organisation.

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