IMPORTANT: In issues of oral health and dental care you should ensure your treatment, care, and support is provided by qualified and experienced health professionals. Check the register of the New Zealand Medical Council for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (OMS) (Click here) and the register of the Dental Council of New Zealand for dentists, and prosthodontists.(Click here) Ensure the right health professional with the rights skills, and expertise is providing advice and services for your safety, health and well being. Be aware that this advice from the Ministry of Health does not include OMS that are registered with the Dental Council ONLY. https://www.govt.nz/browse/health/gps-and-prescriptions/seeing-a-specialist

Dental/Oral Care

Episode 3, Series 3, Trust Me, I'm a Doctor - Is Manuka honey worth the money? - BBC Two

It's sold as having health benefits, but what's the real evidence for maunka honey?  It has been scientifically proved that there is no discernable medical benefit or difference between honey types, aside from flavour and colour.  Honey is sugar.  If proof were needed then read these links:

https://www.hdc.org.nz/decisions/search-decisions/2018/14hdc00828/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/21sD2l323f9hzdfM7Smw9B4/is...

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/105850285/surgeon-who-presc...

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=...

http://www2.nzherald.co.nz/stratford-press/news/article.cfm?c_id=15...

G M Rigg

Dental and Oral Care

Before treatment we advise you to review these resources. We know that head and neck cancer patients can have many dental and oral care issues. We provide resources:

Before Treatment

During Treatment

After Treatment