Oral-B which is the Oral-Care brand of Procter & Gamble, recently took its Mobile Dental Clinic (MDC) to residents of Iyana Ipaja Lagos to celebrate this year’s World Oral Health Day (WOHD) in line with Oral-B’s goal to promote good oral hygiene among Nigerians.
The World Oral Health Day which is celebrated every year on March 20, is aimed at bringing 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 year’s theme “Say ahh; Think Mouth, Think Health’ 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, Tolulope Pogoson, Brand Manager Oral B, stated that, “Healthy 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.”
She added, “Oral-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 care”
Oral-B brand is a worldwide leader in both toothpaste and tooth brushing market; working closely with the dental professionals to deliver high-quality products. The Mobile Dental Clinic (MDC) program provides free dental consultation and care to over 2 million Nigerians annually.
The toothpaste brand was developed by dentists and has the power to prevent some oral health problems, such as tooth holes, bad breath, gum problems, tooth sensitivity, stains, bacteria deposits, tartar, and enamel erosion.