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Pfizer celebrates World Oral Health Day

Leading HCPs & KOLs attend the event organized to raise awareness on Oral health issues


Pfizer Pakistan Limited, 20 March, 2015: World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated every year on the 20th March. It is an international day to mark the benefits of a healthy oral regime and to promote worldwide awareness of issues around mouth health and the importance of looking after oral hygiene to everyone old and young.
Pfizer holds a longstanding contribution in improving the quality of lives of millions of patients globally. In line with that, Pfizer Pakistan ensures that medicines are accessible to millions of patients in Pakistan to help them fight dental pain with a smile. This year Pfizer is supporting World Oral Health Day to mark our contribution to dental care.
The key event by Pfizer included a medical education session that was attended by leading experts in the field. In the event, doctors shed light on maintaining good oral health and dental care that contributes to an overall healthy lifestyle. Dr. Feroz Jahangir, General Secretary Pakistan Dental Association. , who led a session on dental pain management, spoke in volumes about the pivotal role oral health plays and how we can make small changes in our daily routine to take better care of our gums, teeth and tongue. In his address to the medical community, Dr. Feroz Jahangir, President Pakistan Dental Association. said, “Dental Pain Management is a key area for most dentists and physicians, it is important to understand that good oral health reduces the burden of dental pain and saves patients from various complications that lead to temporary and permanent damage to teeth and gums.”
At this occasion, Pfizer Pakistan’s Country Manager, Dr.Farid Khan appreciated the efforts of the team and thanked all the leading HCPs and KOLs for attending the scientific symposium on Dental Pain management in Pakistan, “It is refreshing to see experts from coming across country and sharing latest advancements in the field of dental pain management to aid capacity building of the local healthcare professionals. Pfizer is committed to advance the awareness for the benefit of both oral hygiene experts and dentists in Pakistan.”


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