By Princewill Ekwujuru
In commemoration of the 2019 World Oral Health Day, P&G Nigeria’s Oral B brand of toothpaste has expressed commitment to reach 10 million Nigerians with free dental care over the next four years through its Mobile Dental Clinic Program.
P & G Country Category Manager, Oral Care (West & East Africa), Tolu Pogoson disclosed this saying, “We are committed to improving the oral care of Nigerians, hence our drive to reach 10 million Nigerians, educating them on oral health and giving free dental checks through our Mobile Dental Clinic. We want to inspire individuals to take charge of their own oral health by taking specific actions to help prevent oral diseases and safeguard their overall health.”
The company would be investing in enlightening Nigerians with a view to equipping people with knowledge to aid early detection and best treatment options amongst other areas.”
Pogoson explained it this way: “Our efforts would be in educating consumers on the wider implications of protecting their oral health, helping them recognize that preventive care is always the best option. We would harp on early detection and treatment, which are crucial to ensuring the best outcomes against oral diseases and associated health complications.”
The official theme of the 2019 World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is ‘Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health’. With this drive, Oral B is calling on individuals, families and communities to take action to protect their oral health, even as millions of people around the globe continue to suffer from poor oral health.