World Oral Health Day 2017- "Live Mouth Smart" all over Hong Kong

In support of the appeal from the FDI World Dental Federation, the Department of Health of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has organized a vast array of awareness-raising activities to spread the theme “Live Mouth Smart” throughout the region. These included radio and television broadcast, newspaper advertorial, exhibition panels in public transport, drawing and colouring activity in schools. To further step up the publicity effect of the World Oral Health Day, an Activity Day was held in Domain, Yau Tong, in collaboration with the local stakeholders, which included the Hong Kong Dental Association, Hong Kong Housing Authority, Hong Kong Dental Council, Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Health Dental Therapists Association, together with local dental hygienists and dental surgery assistants, with an effort to promote oral health concern in the community.

Through musical and magical performances organized by local dentists, oral health talk, interactive games, exhibitions on oral health information and tooth cleaning skills demonstrations, the public were reminded to adopt good lifestyle habits and seek regular professional oral care as ways to “live mouth smart”.

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