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Oral Health Week kick started today


Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 21/08/2017


The Dental Department of the Ministry of health this morning visited Tupou High School as part of the programs arranged for the Oral Health Week.


While visiting the school, health Officials prioritize to the children the importance of taking good care of their teeth and to eat healthy food to avoid damaging their teeth.


Le’omolotu Havea of the Ministry says, injuring or damaging teeth not only happens when your not brushing your teeth and eating healthy food adding that smoking also contribute to this problem including heavy consumption of alcohol.


MeleTaulanga the school principle says, they are happy with the messages given by the officials and hoping the children will not only learn from it but to share it with their family and community.



The oral Health Week program kick started yesterday with a prayer service.


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