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Commissioners Declare September 2018 Bucks County Oral Health Month

At their meeting on Wednesday, September 5th, the Bucks County Commissioners made official proclamation declaring September 2018 Bucks County Oral Health Month. The full proclamation follows.

WHEREAS, good oral health is an important component to an individual’s good overall health and well-being; and

WHEREAS, recent studies have suggested connections between oral health and diabetes, cardiac disease, stroke, as well as arthritis; and WHEREAS, dental care is often inaccessible to low-income adults and veterans in our community; and

WHEREAS, nearly 1/3 of low income adults say that the appearance of their mouth and teeth affects their ability to interview for a job; and