World Oral Health Day 2019: Think Mouth Think Healthy

Sonali Kapoor

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World Oral Health Day is celebrated globally on 20 March every year. World oral health day is an international day to celebrate the importance of a healthy mouth and to spread awareness internationally regarding the issues of oral health.


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Why is the World Oral Health Day Important?


This day is really important because almost 90% of the world’s population is suffering from different types of oral diseases in their lifetime and the diseases can be avoided with increased health awareness, governmental and social support and funding for the prevention, detection and treatment programmes for healthy oral hygiene.


Moreover, World Oral Health Day offers the oral and dental health community a platform to take action and help to reduce the overall disease burden. It is a well-said line, “Your mouth is a mirror of your body which reflects your overall health and well-being.”


Adopt a good oral hygiene habit and have a regular dental check-up to help protect your oral health.




The Theme of World Oral Health Day 2019


The theme of the World Oral Health Day (WOHD)2019 campaign is “Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health”. With this campaign, FDI calls on individuals to take tangible action to protect their oral health.




Ways to Celebrate World Oral Health Day



Here are Some Ideas Which You Can Use to Celebrate World Oral Health Day:


1. A Dental Checkup:


As your mouth health can be a good indicator of your overall health, it is best to get regular checkups of your oral health with your dentist because it will be beneficial for your overall health.


2. Revive Your Supplies:


You may think that you are doing an upright job of keeping your teeth clean but are you really doing abundant for your teeth? Basically, you want to keep your teeth strong and healthy for as long as possible. Things like- cavities, cracked teeth, and losing teeth, yellowness can cause pain in the mouth and may even require you to get oral dentures in the future. Keeping your mouth healthy requires daily care.


3. You may Donate to a Charity:


There are many great charities which especially focus on your oral health and helping people to get access to dental care which is actually needed. These charities are varied and have different visions and purposes. It is a great idea to do some research on the charity before you donate.


4. Improve Your Smile:


If you do all the basic things then why not go for a small upgrade? For this, you can talk to your dentist regarding teeth whitening solutions which are acceptable for you. The orthodontist can check to tell if your teeth are healthy and ready to be whitened or you need some extra push. Celebrate the day by getting beautiful white teeth which could boost your confidence with a healthy and beautiful smile.


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