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promotion

  1. the means of bringing products to the attention of consumers and persuading them to buy those products. See PROMOTIONAL MIX, ADVERTISING, SALES PROMOTION, MERCHANDIZING, PERSONAL SELLING, PACKAGING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, CAMPAIGN OBJECTIVES.
  2. the elevation of a person to a position of greater authority and responsibility. See ORGANIZATION CHART.
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Health promoting schools: an opportunity for oral health promotion. Bulletin of world health organization 2005; 83:677-85
reported that coverage of the Student Oral Health Promotion Package which included FVT was 100 percent in Scotland, (42) however, given the inequality observed in the distribution of human resources in the present research, the FVT coverage in Iran seems acceptable.
Oral health promotion among rural school children through teachers: An interventional study.
Oral health promotion for our ageing Australian population.
(24) This user profile provides an opportunity to deliver remotely administered oral health promotion and the ability to access lower socioeconomic populations.
A systematic review by Gray and Mc Intyre determined the effectiveness of orthodontic oral health promotion (OHP) on gingival health, and it has been found that OHP program for patients undergoing fixed appliance orthodontic treatment produces a short-term reduction (up to 5 months) in plaque and improvement in gingival health.
IDA chief Fintan Hourihan said: "The direct link between sugar intake and dental decay has been clearly established so it makes sense a significant proportion of the monies raised through a sugar tax should be used for oral health promotion."
Oral health promotion has been identified as a cost-effective strategy to reduce the burden of oral diseases in local communities in South Africa (SA).
Across North Wales, more than 400 pre-school and primary schools participated in the Designed to Smile oral health promotion programme, involving over 21,200 children.
In Tanzania, teachers in primary schools integrate oral health promotion activities in the school curriculum6.Teachers in many other countries e.g.
COHI is overseen nationally by the Oral Health Promotion Officer and National Dental Therapy Advisor, both based in the Office of Primary Health Care, Ottawa, ON.
"Few teams integrate oral health promotion within overall medical care, and there is therefore lack of ongoing support and reinforcement of this health area for the athletes," they wrote.

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