The Global WCFF Day Video competition a huge success with 145 entries quite a few from Australia and New Zealand. Visit the website to check them all out.
World Cavity Free Future Day is celebrated on the 14th October every year to raise awareness that tooth decay can be prevented. Did you know that dental caries (toothdecay) can dramatically impact the sufferers’ quality of life through pain and discomfort, missed days or decreased participation in school and work and the cost of treatment.
You can make a difference with some simple steps.
- Brush – with a fluoride contaning toothpaste for 2 minutes twice a day.
- Switch – sugary food for healthier options.
- Drink – tap water.
- Visit – you oral health professional for regular checks.
Creating a cavity-free future will require a widespread shift in behaviour for the public, policy makers and dental professionals. We can share clear advice on the most effective way to beat cavities and improve overall oral health. By uniting in our message a real difference can be made both for individuals and for communities. You can check out past World Cavity Free Future Day activites on our website #ChooseWater
Ask yourself, ‘What can I do this WCFF Day for a Cavity Free Future?’ and keep your Smile for Life.
Use the #WCFFDay hashtag on October 14th on social media to become part of the social movement, or tweet a photo of your smile to @ACFFGlobal and @acffanz_chapter using #WCFFDay to show your support of the fight to ensure a future free from cavities.