Lifelong oral health aims to maintain good oral health and an optimal quality of life through oral health promotion, risk assessment, disease prevention, early diagnosis, and intervention at all stages of life. Read the eight core pillars of oral health in the elderly and learn about the four steps that can be taken to improve the oral health of the elderly.
The brochure looks at the key milestones and results over the 10 years of the programme partnership, and importantly, looking ahead at what is to come in a continuation of the campaign for improved oral health.
These Guidelines for Successful Implementation are designed to:
Equip members of national dental associations (NDAs) with the necessary knowledge about the contents and provisions of the recently-agreed Minamata Convention on Mercury for their meetings with politicians, government officials, the media and other stakeholders; and
Advise NDAs about the obligations and opportunities for the dental sector derived from the commitments and provisions of the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
Focuses specifically on how oral health can be improved through changes to national legislation and regulation.
Paves the way for a new model of oral healthcare led by dentists in collaboration with a wide range of other stakeholders. It roughly sketches the possible look of oral healthcare by the year 2020, if we tackle the challenges and seize the opportunities that arise in a timely and adequate manner.
The Brush Day & Night brochure includes the executive summary of the International Dental Journal supplement and an infographic, illustrating key facts about the methodology of the programme and the positive results of Phase III, which ran from 2014 to 2016, reaching over 4 million children and parents through 21-day oral health education programmes in schools.