As for this by-law, basic principles was established for the purpose of by promoting fate, tooth for life of citizen of the prefecture and measure about health promotion of oral (we eat) generally and effectively, contributing to increase of health of citizen of the prefecture about tooth in Saga and health promotion of oral (eat) taking the importance of role to carry out into consideration tooth and health promotion of oral (eat) on June 30 by maintenance increase of health of citizen of the prefecture and promotion of Dietary education.
[summary of by-law]
(basic principles) environmental maintenance that can receive Article 2 oneself tooth and maintenance increase of health of oral (eat), dentistry health health care service
(duty, role of the prefecture) development of Article 3 - Article 5 measure, appropriate role allotment and cooperation, support with the person concerned
(role of the dentistry person concerned) cooperation to Article 6 measure, high quality and appropriate dentistry, health guidance
(role of person concerned with education, the health welfare person concerned) Article 7 cooperation, cooperation, security of the training opportunity
(role of company and insurer) security of opportunities such as Article 8 dental health examinations
(role of citizen of the prefecture) deepen Article 9 knowledge and understanding, and work on tooth and health promotion of oral (eat) positively
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We promote 8020 (hachimaruniimaru) exercise
In Saga, all citizens of the prefecture work on improvement and area environment creation of self-discipline to be 80 years old, and to be able to keep own tooth 20 or more to be able to enjoy meal without feeling any inconvenience to eat food.
Periodontal disease, the second place that the first place of cause to lose tooth is disease of the gums are cavities.
By performing fluoride application and child-care facility in municipalities, fluoride mouth rinsing at school using fluoride with high effect for the cavity prevention, caries of child decreased surely. The number of an average of cavities of 12 years old child of Saga of 2008 per person was less than national average for the first time. However, the number of cavities of 3 years old child decreases, too, but unfortunately is still far behind national average.
On the other hand, periodontal disease countermeasures of adult has just begun more. It is said that this periodontal disease costs 80% of old and middle age. Appropriate brushing and periodical dental health examination are very important to the periodontal disease prevention.
Each citizen of the prefecture deepens knowledge and understanding about tooth and health of oral (eat), and, through tooth and approach of health promotion of oral (eat) and support of family dentist that the prefecture and municipalities, company and insurer perform, let's work on health promotion of tooth and oral cavity positively.