Oral Health Day 2021 was presented by Faculty of Dentistry BUE and Egyptian Association of Dental Students in The British University in Egypt(EADS-BUE) in cooperation with FDI and Egyptian Dental Association (EDA), aimin spreading much knowledge about general oral health and different ways in maintaining good oral hygiene measures.
The world oral health day event took place on 1st of April at the British university in Egypt, the event was hosted and organized by the faculty of dentistry BUE and EADS-BUE club. This great event took different routes in presentation:
- Oral hygiene booths.
- Awareness campaign to primary school students
- Event activities
- onoring ceremony.
- Poster and Drawing Competition.
In co-operation with different departments of the faculty, WOHD managed several booths. The first booth was discussing the scientific way of brushing the teeth from different perspectives and how to maintain a great oral hygiene. Huge dental models was used to facilitate clarifying methods in addition to tooth brushes models. Second booth was discussing how to use mouth washes and advantages and disadvantages of using it, in addition to mouth wash giveaways were introduced to audience. Third booth was discussing the importance of using dental floss and the proper way of flossing. Then followed by the fourth booth with include signal tooth paste giveaways.
A primary school was invited to the WOHD event to take the opportunity to discuss and teach the primary years student of the significance of keeping the oral cavity healthy. In addition several activities and competition have been done in order to ensure that the children got the exact information. The competitions were done in an interactive way of games and questionnaires. This part of event done in co-operation
between prophylaxis members in EADS-BUE and the pediatric department of the faculty of dentistry BUE. This part of event received an enormous great feedback from the students’ supervisors and the school principal.
Honoring ceremony was held at the end of the event in order to certify the students who participated in the day and those who participated in the previous community services’ activities for their dedication and commitment. The honoring ceremony was held by the founding dean of faculty of dentistry BUE PROF. Tarek Abbas and the vice deans.
Poster and drawing competition was introduced to the audience two weeks before the event day in order to give a plenty of time to the participants to prepare their work and take the race route. A lot of students from different years participated in the competition and presented their work in the event and in front of the judges and other students and first three places of the competition were certified of winning and other
certified for participation.