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Recognizing your dental team for their hard work over the year is quintessential to having a successful practice. Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are great examples of appreciation days for the labor of love that goes into raising a family. Medical and dental professionals don’t stop at taking care of their families; they go above and beyond to take care of their patients, too. Dental professionals need to be recognized for their hard work, because it’s not just a job, it’s patients’ lives they’re improving every day. So, whether you’re looking for some social media inspiration for your practice or just wanting to find a reason to celebrate our amazing industry, we’ve compiled some dental holidays to celebrate this year and every year.

National Dental Holidays


  • Medical Group Practice Week (4th Monday in January)


  • Children’s Dental Health Month
  • Gum Disease Awareness Month
  • Toothache Day (Feb 9)
  • Tooth Fairy Day (Feb 28)



  • Dental Hygienist Week (2nd Week in April)


  • Graduation Month
  • Root Canal Awareness Week (2nd Week in May)
  • Root Canal Day (2nd Wednesday of May)
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  • Dental Smiles Month



  • Tooth Fairy Day (Aug 22nd)


  • Gum Care Month
  • Office Manager Appreciation Month


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  • TMJ Awareness Month
  • Mouth Cancer Awareness Month
  • Brush Day (November 1)


  • Hand Washing Awareness Month

So, what is your favorite dental holiday? What will you be celebrating this year at your practice? Keep up with our Dental Holiday Celebrations on our Facebook!


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