Oral diseases are a 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, and they are often linked to other serious health issues. And yet, there is no reason to suffer: most oral health conditions are largely preventable and can be treated in their early stages.
World Oral Health Day 2022: Be Proud of Your Mouth for your happiness and well-being
This year, help us spread the word to encourage as many people as possible to look after their mouth and protect their quality of life. Because an unhealthy mouth not only impacts general health but it can have a severe impact on people’s emotional, social, mental, and overall physical well-being; and that’s why we are calling on people to Be Proud of their Mouth for their happiness and well-being.
- Oral Diseases affect nearly 3.5 billion people globally.
- More than 530 million children suffer from Tooth Decay in their Primary Teeth, which can lead to pain, infection, Tooth Loss and missed school days.
- There is so much everyone can do to reduce their risk of Oral Diseases as well as other serious health conditions.
- Good oral hygiene habits learned at a young age will help keep a child’s mouth healthy throughout life.
- Tooth Decay is preventable, yet millions of people suffer because of it. Be Proud of Your Mouth.
- Oral Health is vital for your happiness and well-being. The good news is that oral health can be maintained by being aware of your risk factors and taking action to prevent disease.
- Practicing a good oral hygiene routine at home, combined with regular visits to the dentist, is one of the most important things you can do for your oral and overall health.