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National Dental Holidays to Celebrate at Your Practice

Posted March 3, 2021

The DentalPost Team

Updated March 3rd, 2021
Originally published May 29th, 2018

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

January
  • Medical Group Practice Week (4th Monday in January)
February
  • Children’s Dental Health Month
  • Gum Disease Awareness Month
  • Toothache Day (Feb 9th)
  • Tooth Fairy Day (Feb 28th)
March
April
  • Dental Hygienist Week (2nd Week in April)
May
  • Graduation Month
  • Root Canal Awareness Week (2nd Week in May)
  • Root Canal Day (2nd Wednesday of May)
dental hygienist smiling
June
  • Dental Smiles Month
July
August
  • Tooth Fairy Day (Aug 22nd)
September
  • Gum Care Month
  • Office Manager Appreciation Month
October
dental patient smiling with visor on
November
  • TMJ Awareness Month
  • Mouth Cancer Awareness Month
  • Brush Day (November 1st)
December
  • 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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