April is Oral Health Month: Oral Health for Total Health

Oral Health Month is a perfect time to remember that taking good care of our mouth, teeth, and gums, every day, benefits our overall physical and mental well-being.

The theme for this year’s celebration is “Oral Health for Total Health.”

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) has more information on why oral health matters and what actions the school community can take to promote awareness about the importance of oral health from age one to one hundred!

Resources for students are available in both English and in French and can be downloaded from their website. The resources include:

Schools can join in Oral Health Month, at their convenience, anytime during April. Let’s support being informed about the importance of oral health across the life span – starting with children learning how to care for their teeth and why oral health to is important for total health.

Learn more to help kids have smiles that shine. For more information and resources visit the Oral Health page on our website.

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Source URL: https://www.wechu.org/school-health/april-oral-health-month-oral-health-total-health

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