World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day march in Zimbabwe

World Oral Health Day celebration leaves lasting impact, sparks government action on oral health

19 November 2018

Earlier this year the Zimbabwe Dental Association celebrated World Oral Health Day to raise public awareness about the importance of good oral health. There efforts leave a lasting impact as the national government moves to take action on oral health.

Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health postcard

World Oral Health Day 2019 ‘Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health’ campaign calls for concrete action for good oral health

12 October 2018

Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health encourages people to take charge of their oral health and take action to prevent oral diseases and protect their general health.

WOHD 2018 infographic

Global survey shows children are not getting dental check-ups early enough

20 March 2018

A survey carried out in 10 countries found that only 13% of parents with children aged 18 and under took their child to the dentist before their first birthday - the recommended age for a first dental visit.

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Happy World Oral Health Day, celebrate on 20 March and be part of the global movement!

06 March 2018

It’s almost time to ‘Say Ahh’ and tell the world to ‘Think Mouth, Think Health’. Don’t miss a chance to celebrate World Oral Health Day this 20 March! Get all the campaign resources: posters, advertisement, brochure, social media tools, media tips, advocacy guide, and more. Get involved, spread the word, and help raise awareness on the mouth and body connection #ThinkMouthThinkHealth #SayAhh #WOHD18

WOHD Poster Customization App

Get your ‘Say Ahh’ event mapped and participate to win a World Oral Health Day award

07 February 2018

FDI is now opening the World Oral Health Day awards to recognize outstanding campaigns organized by National Dental Associations and the public.

At the dentist, oral health is integral to general health

Time to prepare for World Oral Health Day, download the resources, submit an event

10 January 2018

Get ready to ‘Say Ahh’ this 20 March on World Oral Health Day (WOHD). Find all the materials to get involved and help promote the campaign.

Planmeca partnership

Planmeca Oy becomes the latest global supporter of World Oral Health Day

16 October 2017

FDI and Planmeca Oy are teaming up to promote the importance of oral health and its impact on general health and well-being next 20 March.

WOHD17 student association prize winners

‘Say Ahh’ announced as World Oral Health Day 2018-2020 theme

31 August 2017

New campaign theme for World Oral Health Day launched at the FDI World Dental Congress 2017 Madrid. Students awarded for their WOHD celebrations during 2017 Live Mouth Smart campaign.

WOHD17 events map

Time to wrap up another successful World Oral Health Day campaign

03 April 2017

It was an intense week of celebrations across the globe as oral health enthusiasts mobilized to organize activities for WOHD.

Are people choosing to Live Mouth Smart? infographic

Truth or Myth? Global Survey for World Oral Health Day Exposes the Truth About our Oral Health Habits

20 March 2017

On the occasion of World Oral Health Day, we are revealing the results from a global survey carried out to determine people’s oral health beliefs and habits. The results exposed a significant gap between what people believe to be good oral health practices, versus what they actually do.