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COVID 19: MY ORAL HEALTH

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With recent emergence of novel virus COVID -19 pandemic, many dental offices across the country are closed down while some are already postponing non emergency dental treatment. Hence, it's more important to keep good oral health home care.
HOME CARE FOR GOOD ORAL HEALTH Always wash your hands before and after any personal dental care.Brush twice daily with flouride containing toothpaste and medium textured tooth brush.Brush your tongue regularly. Check hereFloss a dayEat a well - balanced diet for oral and general health well being.Include detergent food in your diet for cleansing and health oral cavity.Limit frequency of snackingLimit sugary drinks like soda and fruit juices which can be harmful to teeth surfaces.Drink plenty of waterAvoid smokingUse of Mouth guard for contact sport

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PROJECT SMILES 32 (PS 32) is a community based initiative that focused on optimal oral health thereby contributing to the improvement of the general well being and quality of life of people in the community through oral health education, promotion as well as screening of the oral disease.  

VISION
PS 32 is dedicated to achieving optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.

MISSIONS
1.  To improve the community patterns of oral health by providing them with knowledge concerning the prevalence of oral problems and methods for their prevention and control.
2. The PS 32 will deliver health education that will enable people to have an increase control over their oral health.
3. Providing the community with skills, social support and environment reinforcement they need to adopt long term healthy behaviours.

OBJECTIVES
1. Increase awareness of oral preventive care through demonstrations of flossing and brushing techniques.
2. Modification of behaviours through practicing proper home care habits.
3. Enlightenment on their nutrition and diet selections in relating to optimal oral health.
4. Emphasizing the relationship between oral health and systemic disease.
5. Effective measure to strengthen preventive oral health care goals and to realize the primary prevention policy.

IMPLEMENTATION
The AEI approach will be used in implementing the set objectives.
Advocacy – To promote good oral health practices among the people of the community.
Examination – Free Oral examination and Screening.
Intervention / Professional development – Fissure Sealants, Fluoride therapy, Enhancing links to oral health providers and advice follow up visit to a dental clinic if needed.

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