World Oral Health Day

Get ready to celebrate World Oral Health Day on 20 March!

World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is fast approaching. Explore our campaign resources and get involved. There are numerous ways you can engage in the initiative and raise awareness of the important link between oral health and general health.

World Oral Health Day (WOHD), celebrated every year on 20 March, is nearly here! We encourage you to usethe campaign resources to spread the word and get involved in the celebrations. Together, let’s motivate people to value and take care of their mouths, because a happy mouth is a happy body!

Under the campaign theme “A HAPPY MOUTH IS …A Happy Body”, WOHD relies on you to drive awareness on how to prevent and manage oral diseases.

You can take part in the campaign in a number of different ways and no matter how big or small your actions are, they all make a difference to help spread messages that promote oral health.

Discover How You Can Make a Difference: Watch the WOHD 24 Webinar On Demand

On February 21st, FDI hosted a one hour webinar that was open to everyone interested in participating in WOHD. The webinar provided an opportunity to delve deeper into the campaign's objectives and empower various audiences to join efforts in raising awareness about the critical importance of good oral health.

Everyone who couldn't attend the live webinar can access the recording on demand at and have their questions answered.

Watch the webinar on demand

What you will learn:

  • WOHD 24 campaign theme and available resources
  • How you can help us inspire action for WOHD 2024, and raise awareness about the campaign and its mission
  • How WOHD 24 can be leveraged by different audiences to advance oral health for all

Get involved

Join @ToothieBeaver on Instagram to #BrushandBoogie

As we move forward, don’t forget to join @ToothieBeaver in his recently launched

#BrushandBoogie challenge

Together, let’s spark a powerful movement to empower people in taking charge of their oral health, with just a few steps:

  1. Grab your toothbrush and toothpaste (make sure it’s fluoride toothpaste).
  2. Turn on your favourite tune.
  3. Then brush and boogie like no-one is watching.

Clean all the sides and surfaces of your teeth to the rhythm of the beat. Before you know it, your 2 minutes brushing time will be over and you won’t want to stop!

For an extra fun twist, add the star-studded Toothie effect available on Instagram to brush and boogie.

Learn more at
Don’t forget to tag us at @worldoralhealthday and @ToothieBeaver.

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Create your personalized campaign assets

Transform your photos into inspirational campaign materials quickly and easily online by using our custom poster tool at

Share them on our #HappyMouth wall and directly to social media.


Choose images that showcase a healthy lifestyle, where people are engaged in active and joyful activities, radiating vitality and a contagious sense of exuberance, from jumping in the air to hula hooping! Let the visuals capture that happy spirit!

Everyone can show their solidarity with the campaign and contribute to the global movement by sharing their images on the Happy Mouth tool.

Go to #HappyMouth tool

This year you can also create personalized posters and social media cards by using our WOHD templates on Canva.



Remember to get mapped

We look forward to seeing what you have planned for 2024 and rely on your efforts to promote oral health worldwide.


Whether you will organize an oral hygiene webinar, a social media campaign, carry out dental check-ups, or organize educational activities in schools, it’s time to share your activity and get mapped. Tell us and others what you are planning to do and then, please feedback on how it went. Outstanding efforts will be recognized through the World Oral Health Day Awards.

Go to the map of activities

Download the campaign resources

Use the campaign materials to support your WOHD activities and events; most are available in English, French and Spanish. All assets are free to download and use, and with a wide range on offer, you can get involved in a way that best suits you.

Stay tuned and join us on a path towards a happier and healthier you!

Check out the resources