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HKU Faculty of Dentistry to hold Exhibition and Talk for Public on World Oral Health Day
(15 March 2018 – Hong Kong) - The Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Hong Kong will organise a series of programmes for the general public to mark the World Oral Health Day (WOHD) on Tuesday, 20 March 2018. The programmes include oral health exhibition and health talk.
WOHD Oral Health Exhibition (For Public)
The exhibition will provide the public with oral health information, brushing and flossing demonstration and quizzes (with prizes) to enhance oral health knowledge. Door souvenirs and a lucky draw will be available. The exhibition aims at empowering people to maintain a healthy mouth at all ages.
Date: 20 March 2018 (Tuesday)
Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Venue: Main lobby, Prince Philip Dental Hospital, 34 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong (MTR: Sai Ying Pun Station Exit B2)
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin and English
WOHD Oral Health Talk (For HKU students)
The event aims at increasing the university students’ awareness of oral health and hygiene as well as the correct way of brushing and flossing. The topics to be shared include wisdom teeth, tooth sensitivity and caries.
Date: 20 March 2018 (Tuesday)
Time: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Venue: Room 302, HKU Shun Hing College HKU Main Campus, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.
Languages: Cantonese and English
WOHD Oral Health Talk (For Public)
Co-organised with the Office of Yeung Hoi Wing DC Member and Hong Kong Kwun Lun Lau Residents’ Association, the Oral Health Talk will provide the public with oral health information and oral hygiene instruction. Brushing and flossing demonstration and door souvenirs will be arranged.
Date: 7 April 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 10:30 am
Venue: Rooftop Auditorium, Block A Kwun Lun Lau, Sai Wan, Hong Kong.
Languages: Cantonese
World Oral Health Day is the largest global awareness campaign on oral health organised by the FDI World Dental Federation (www.fdiworlddental.org) on 20 March every year. The theme of WOHD 2018 “Say Ahh: Think Mouth, Think Health” designated by the FDI World Dental Federation is to highlight the connection between oral health and general health and to improve understanding of the mouth and body connection among public.
For media enquiries:Ms Eva Tang, External Relations Manager, HKU Faculty of Dentistry (Tel: 2859 0494, E-mail: epytang@hku.hk)
For more information about the HKU Faculty of Dentistry, please visit http://facdent.hku.hk; Facebook page: www.facebook.com/facdent
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