Oral-B, the Oral-Care brand of Procter & Gamble, has taken its Mobile Dental Clinic (MDC) to its patrons in Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos to commemorate this yearâ€™s World Oral Health Day (WOHD). The event, which held recently, was in line with Oral Bâ€™s goal to promote good oral hygiene among Nigerians.
The World Oral Health Day is celebrated every year, March 20, to bring to the fore the benefits of a healthy mouth and to promote worldwide awareness of oral health and the importance to both old and young. This yearâ€™s theme â€œSay ahh; Think Mouth, Think Healthâ€™ aims at drawing attention to the fact that a healthy mouth is crucial to maintaining overall health and quality of life.
Speaking at the event, Brand Manager Oral B, Tolulope Pogoson stated: â€œHealthy teeth and gums are fundamental to overall health and well-being of all; because we understand this, we are committed to making Nigerians fully aware of the benefits of having good oral hygiene.â€
She added: â€œOral-B is dedicated to improving the oral health of all Nigerians through our programs, most especially our mobile dental clinic. We are pleased that Nigerian consumers trust Oral-B when it comes to the dental health of their families. At Procter & Gamble it is our purpose to improve the lives of consumers with our brands and programs like the Mobile Dental Clinic Program which is specifically designed to provide free oral care education and dental health checks to Nigerians in a bid to achieve significantly healthier lives starting from oral careâ€