Dentist’s Day is celebrated on March 6 of every year. Dentist’s Day or National Dentist’s Day is a day to celebrate dentists all over the world and to honor their efforts to keep us smiling and healthy. It is also a day to raise awareness about dentistry. Hence the people will know more about how to care for their teeth. Raising awareness also encourages people to avoid not going to the dentist for a checkup. Hence National Dentist’s Day is a day to say “Thank You” to dentists and to show appreciation for their efforts.
“Sometimes, giving up your privacy is a little like going to the dentist and we have let him have access that no one’s ever had.” – Tom Petty
History of Dentist’s Day
Even though the creator or inventor of the Dentist’s Day is not known, dentistry deserves a special observance day. You may know that oral health has always been the source of trouble for people and an exciting concept for physicians throughout human history. The first recorded Dentist in history is Hesy Ra, and he is believed to be practiced his dentistry around 2600 BCE in Egypt. Before Dentist, barbers were part-time dentists, and they were entrusted with the unsavory job of extracting teeth
Modern dentistry came into existence during the 17th century. Nowadays, dentists hold a major part of every nation’s health system. In addition to caring for people with tooth problems, they also perform surgeries to correct the misaligned teeth and other problems related to the jaw and the oral cavity.
Other Celebrations on March 6
March 6 is also celebrated as
How to Celebrate the National Dentist Day
The best way to celebrate d Day is by thanking your Dentist by sending a thank you note. Appreciated their works by presenting them with some gifts or honoring them in front of others. It is also a day to visit your dentist to check your teeth. Take this day as a special opportunity to encourage others to get their teeth checked and make the world a healthier place. To spread awareness about dentistry on social media, you can use the hashtag #DentistsDay.
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