DENTIST DAY 2018

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away!”  Are you aware that this saying does not include dentists?  Indeed, recent studies disclosed that apples have a high level of sugar and acidity which is harmful to the teeth.  Dentists advise not to eat apple as a snack but as a part of meal.  This is because people normally drink water after meals and, thus, lessening retention of the apple’s sugar and acidity on the teeth.

When is the Dentist Day in 2018?

Dentist Day is on March 6, 2018, a Tuesday.

Dentist Day is observed worldwide on the 6th day of March each year.

The Origin and Purpose of the Dentist Day:

Extensive research disclosed no records on the origin of this special day.  It is, nonetheless, observed annually to pay tribute to the dentists or the dental surgeon.  A dentist is a health care doctor that specializes in the identification, prevention and medication of diseases and ailments of the oral fissure.

The Dentist Day observance:

It is a known fact that visiting dentists are not among the children’s favourite things to do.  Yet, they are loved when they take away toothache or make it possible for the child to have a charming big toothy smile!  The Dentist Day then is a day to say thank you for the dentists’ hard work by giving them a token or a card.

This exceptional day can also be observed by giving your teeth good floss, having a dental check-up and undergoing the annual prophylaxis.  Doing research on dental hygiene and posting interesting new learnings on your Facebook account would surely help spread awareness of this unique day.  It is also the perfect day to replace your toothbrush with a new one!

When is the Dentist Day in 2019?

Dentist Day is on March 6, 2019, a Wednesday.