The Palmerah Sub-district Puskesmas, West Jakarta launched a dental health program in commemoration of the 55th National Health Day, which was celebrated on Thursday (11/14). With this program, children are expected to be free of cavities by 2030.
" Our target is to realize the habit of effective toothbrush morning and night in children"
Palmerah Sub-district Puskesmas Dentist Nedya Kartika Sari said, in the program, she would visit TK and PAUD to conduct an Intensive Toothbrush Class (Klasig).
"So we train the TK and PAUD students to get used to the toothbrush with the right way and time with the three icons of Si Gigi Sehat (SiGit), Si Kuman Nakal (Si Kuna) and Periksa Gigi Bersama Mama (Peri Gigi Palma)," she expressed, Thursday (11/14).
During the next month, her party would conduct an evaluation through a dental report card (RaGi) to determine the development of toothbrush habits in schools.
"Our target is to realize the habit of effective toothbrush morning and night in children," he said.