VIRAC, Catanduanes, Feb. 20 (PIA) -- The Philippine Dental Association (PDA) in Catanduanes conducted an oral health promotion and lecture on February 17 at Brgy. Ibong Sapa, San Vicente, Virac.
The lecture is in celebration of the eighth National Dental Health Month with the theme, “Ngiting Matamis, Ngiping Malilinis, Dala ay Pagasa, Tunay na Ligaya.”
Prior to the lecture, a kick-off celebration and motorcade took place around down town Virac which started at 8:00 a.m.
During the main activity at Brgy.Ibong Sapa, a toothbrush drill and distribution, and fluoride application was also conducted.
Government and private dentists throughout the province comprising the PDA joined hands to give meaning to the said event.
Around 50 school children benefited from the activity. (EAB/ PIA Catanduanes)