unilever Nigeria Plc, producer of top toothpaste brand, Pepsodent, has partnered the Nigeria Dental Association and other stakeholders for the Oral Health Walk in Lagos at the weekend.
The event was meant to commemorate the World Oral Health Day and advocate for good oral hygiene among Nigerians.
The health walk started at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in Ikeja, the state capital, and ended at Johnson Jakande Tinubu (JJT) Park at Alausa, also in Ikeja.
Notable celebrities, actors and social influencers, like Kaffy, Odunlade Adekola, Fathia Balogun, Muyiwa Ademola, Ruth Kadiri, Shredder Gang and August Secrets.ng supported Pepsodent with health professionals, undergraduate students, banks and Unilever Nigeria employees.
Free dental checks, free Pepsodent toothpaste and oral health educational materials were given to passers-by during the walk.
Category Manager for Oral Care at Unilever Nigeria, Toluwaleke Salu said: “Tooth decay is a global widespread disease which affects three out of five children, and almost all adults. This disease can be prevented via good oral hygiene practices. This health walk is part of Unilever Nigeria’s continuous effort to fight oral diseases in Nigeria and promote good oral hygiene.”
Source: The Nation