World Oral Health Day is celebrated in University of Lahore’s Community and Preventive Dentistry Department, covering many interactive events regarding the importance of dental health and medication.
The event was arranged to create awareness among non-dental faculty staff and students. Different kinds of activities include Preventive oral health education, effects of smoking on oral health, tooth brushing techniques and prevention of oral cancer.
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The students BDS from different semesters participated in the event and tried to create impact on World Oral Day. Principal Dr Mehwish Arooj, UCD principal Prof Riaz Warraich, UCM Vice Principal Prof Rizwan and Dr Arooj ul Hassan also attended the event.
All the professors and doctors interacted with students and took part in games. Senior faculty members appreciated the efforts of students and concerned department for holding such a great event.
Be Proud of Your Mouth
Students and Faculty members also participated in awareness walk with diffeent slogans. This years slogan was, “Be Proud of Your Mouth”.
The theme of the World Oral Health Day grab the attention towards the need for paying attention to work on oral diseases and protect our mouth from danger. The range of diseases come under this condition are dental caries, tooth loss, oral cancer, ore-dental trauma, cleft lips and palate.
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The World Oral Health day is marked in order to create awareness among people who do not pay attention to oral health and find it hard to take care of their dental health.