The 2021 Smile Around the World & World Oral Health Day Celebration Ceremony is held at Sanyuan Second Experimental Primary School at Sanming, Fujian Province on March 19th, 2021. 1320 children from 1-3 grades and 65 dental professional volunteers participated the ceremony, followed with various oral health education events, like painting competition, teeth-brushing contest, story-telling and oral health education class, etc. FDI president Dr. Gerhard Seeberger and president-elect Prof. Ihsane Ben Yahya sent video of message to attend the ceremony.
The Smile Around the World project aims to bring attention to oral health in society, increase children’s oral health knowledge and skills, and improve education for oral disease prevention among oral health professionals and school teachers. The programme will involve 1000 children at school in the city of Sanming, Fujian Province and will end in June 2021.
Sanyuan Second Experimental Primary School