Today is World Oral Health Day (WOHD).
WOHD is celebrated every year on 20th March.
It is an international day to celebrate the benefits of a healthy mouth and to promote worldwide awareness of the issues around oral health and the importance of oral hygiene to looking after everyone old and young.
It is a day for people to have fun-a day that should be full of activities that make us laugh, sing and smile!
In addition, World Oral Health Day offers the dental and oral health community a platform to take action and help reduce the overall disease burden.
Efforts will be focused on protecting the teeth and mouth of the population throughout life, from childhood to adulthood.
WOHD 2016 aims to get everyone to recognize the impact their oral health has on overall physical health.
The theme is World Oral Health Day for 2016 is Celebrating Healthy Smiles because having a healthy mouth is cause for celebration.