World oral health day is celebrated each year with the objective of spreading awareness regarding the need to take care of oral hygiene. Every year the 20th of March is dedicated to the celebration of oral hygiene all around the world. Oral hygiene is something that requires constant care and a regular maintenance. The lack of taking adequate care of the mouth can prove to be a negative thing and can have negative consequences in the longer run. This is the reason why people need to be aware of the long-term consequences of not maintaining proper oral hygiene.
There are a range of oral diseases that occur due to the lack of maintenance of oral hygiene. These occur after a long period of lack of proper care of the mouth and oral health. What is essential to understand is the fact that a large number of people are not aware of the long-term consequences of the lack of regular oral health care. Most oral diseases do not take place in a day or two, they are the cause of the lack of oral care for a long period of time. It is due to the lack of this kind of information that people fall prey to oral diseases.
World oral health day is dedicated to spreading the knowledge about this kind of information regarding a healthy mouth and oral health care. Often people get busy with their mundane activities and regular responsibilities. This kind of a day dedicated to spreading awareness regarding oral hygiene makes it possible to bring back the attention of a large number of people to the importance of keeping proper track of their oral health on a regular basis.
One of the main reasons this day is celebrated is because of the fact that 90% of the world's population experiences some kind of oral health disease or challenge. Such kind of challenges can be avoided by keeping proper track of oral hygiene or taking help of treatments and oral care routines that can help to keep such dental and oral challenges at bay.
There are four important messages that the theme of this year Say Ahh focuses on, these include:
There is much more to oral health than just having a beautiful smile. Focusing on the importance of the intricate details that are a part of the oral health care. It is important for people to understand the fact that oral health is not limited to just maintaining a really beautiful smile, there is so much more to it.
The general health of each and every individual is dependent on the maintenance of the oral health. This is something regarding the oral health that people are not aware of. Oral hygiene has a large amount of impact on the general health of every individual.
The mouth is a very important part of the rest of the body and it cannot be isolated from the rest of the human body.
Most of the oral problems are associated with the risk that other general diseases have.
All of the above are some of the information that people need to know about oral health and generally do not tend to have the slightest information about. This makes it essential to dedicate a day for spreading more awareness about oral health.