February marks the celebration of Oral Health Month All throughout the country, a series of activities were conducted with this year’s theme: “Nakangiti ang Kinabukasan, Kapag Ngipin ay Pinangangalagaan”.

In Iloilo City, the City Health Office facilitated and organized two separate activities; one headed by its Dental Division and the other one by the Local Health Unit.

The Iloilo City Health Office–Dental Division conducted a program at Robinson’s Place on February 17, 2015. The highlight of which was the Search for “Orally Fit Child” and Poster Making Contest.  Winning the “Orally Fit Children citation were Eden Mae Villarete of Central Elementary School, Hannah Zahirah Lovelle Huesca of Arroyo Elementary School (1st place) and Misha Alexis Cortez of Jalandoni Elementary School (2nd place). 

On the other hand, the Local Health Unit of Calinog, Iloilo conducted a Tooth brushing Drill and Fluoride application among pupils from Grade 4 to Grade 6 at Calinog Gym on February 18, 2015.