Everyone loves a clean mouth, right?
October is National Dental Hygiene Month! This is the time of the year where we celebrate the work dental hygienists do, and we help raise awareness on the importance of good oral health.
Support for Good Oral Health
The ADHA is the nation’s premier organization for dental hygienists and supports them through advocacy, training, research, reviewing and setting standards, grants, and scholarships. The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company has for 25 years sponsored the Wrigley Oral Healthcare Programs, created to encourage research into the benefits of chewing sugar-free gum for oral health, particularly how stimulating saliva acts to neutralize the acids that attack teeth. They also promote oral health programs worldwide.
Elements of Good Oral Health
The focus of National Dental Hygiene Month is on the key daily habits that promote healthy teeth and gums. These are: