About this event
World oral health day aims to empower people with knowledge, tools and confidence to secure good oral health.
Oral diseases area major health concern for many countries and negatively impact people throughout their lives. Oral diseases lead to pain and discomfort, social isolation and loss of self-confidence. They are often linked to other serious health issues.
Launched before the pandemic their campaign "Be proud of your mouth" aims to highlight how oral health affects overall health and in 2022 they are trying to inspire action by highlighting how a healthy mouth is important for our happiness and well-being.