The campaign witnessed hundreds of student of Star Basic School who partook the exercise on how to brush their teeth with pepsodent. Students were taught how to brush their teeth to avoid their teeth from decaying.
In a statement released, Unilever Ghana’s Category Manager for Oralcare, Patience Oforiwa Mpereh, said; “brushing twice everyday- day and night, is a simple yet effective way to prevent cavities and related oral issues. That is why Ghana’s favourite oralcare brand Pepsodent has rolled out this schools programme to help children develop healthy oral habits from a young age so they can grow with these habits into healthy functioning adults”
“Tooth decay and related oral issues are the leading cause of absenteeism in schools. Too many of our children are missing school days due to oral problems. Thankfully by simply brushing twice everyday-day and night, children can prevent many of these oral issues. That is why Pepsodent has partnered with the Ghana Dental Association and received strong support from the Ghana Health Service, Ghana Education Service, Ministry of Education and Ministry of health to roll out the yearly Pepsodent brush Day and Night campaign in schools.
“Our overall ambition is to help 10 million Ghanaian children to develop healthy oral habits by 2023 by reaching children them with the Brush twice daily campaign. We are on track and have reached 5 million already. This year’s target is 1.2 million.”
“there is no general health without oral health. So with this campaign, Pepsodent is encouraging all Ghanaians to adopt the healthy habit of brushing twice everyday- day and night, visiting a dentist once a year, and changing your toothbrush once every 3 months. These simple steps will go a long way to make Ghana a healthy nation.”