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    Dentistry students promote oral health

    |     Wani Roslan     |

    THE 2nd Cohort of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Dentistry students organised the UBD Oral Health event at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien in the capital yesterday.

    Under the theme ‘Say Ahh: Think Mouth, Think Health’, the event was held to commemorate the World Oral Health Day which falls every March 20.

    Speaking to the Bulletin, the cohort’s leader Normasturina binti Ibrahim said the main target for the oral health event were children, teenagers, adults and senior citizens.

    She said, “This event aims to raise awareness, especially among the public, on the importance of maintaining oral health and how it relates to maintaining our general health as well.

    “We are hoping they (the public) can gain knowledge from this event and improve their own oral hygiene.”

    Among the activities held included a demonstration of proper tooth brushing techniques and how teeth plaque is formed. Mini games related to oral health aimed to increase awareness among the public, especially among children, was also held.

    The 2nd Cohort of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Dentistry students in a group photo during the UBD Oral Health event at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien. – RAHWANI ZAHARI

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