April Is National Oral Health Month

April 7th, 2015

It is important to maintain good oral health throughout our lives. That is why every year National Oral Health Month is commemorated. It is the perfect opportunity to remind ourselves of how to perform good oral hygiene.

Oral health is an essential part of overall health

Good oral health contributes positively to your physical, mental and social well-being and to the enjoyment of life's possibilities by allowing you to speak, eat and socialize unhindered by pain, discomfort or embarrassment.

Practical Skills and Advice

For further information:

Caring for your teeth and mouth:


Smile: Healthy Teeth, Healthy Body


For parents and teachers: Eductional games and activities on oral health for children. (Download and print.)

Dentist Questions and Answers

The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) has prepared a list of questions and answers on oral health topics. 

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