April is National Oral Health Month! This month-long event encourages Canadians to have a better quality of life through better oral health habits.

Since April is Oral Health Month, BCDA's Brush2Win contest runs April 1-30, 2024, and is open to all BC elementary schools with children in Kindergarten through Grade 3. Schools registering during the contest period will be entered into a draw for one of four $1,000 prizes!

Schools registered before April 1, 2024 will also be entered into one of two $500 Early Bird draws!

Draw winners will be contacted and BCDA will make arrangements to send the winning school a cheque for $500, $1,000, or both!

Full rules and regulations here.

Why Brush Daily?

Caring for a child’s mouth can be a challenge, but it is important to make brushing part of their daily routine from an early age; brushing twice a day is a simple step to help keep those baby teeth clean and healthy and to avoid cavities – a good thing when you consider that they can remain until kids are 13 or 14!

Parents, caregivers, and teachers can challenge children to make dental care part of their routine by brushing twice daily for a full month and tracking their progress on the printable calendar below.

BCDA's month-long contest promotes good dental health habits by:

  • teaching them about the importance of daily dental care
  • challenging them to brush (and floss!) twice daily for a full month and
  • tracking their progress on a printable Brush2Win calendar.

Brushing twice a day is a simple step to help keep teeth clean and healthy and avoid cavities.

  • Download and print the Brush2Win calendar (PDF) for your students. (English, French)
  • Download and print a Brush2Win poster (PDF) for your classroom. (English, French)

Parents, caregivers, and schools as well as daycares, clubs, and organizations can contact BCDA to request a tour of a local dentist’s office, or to arrange an educational presentation on location. If you'd like assistance in arranging an educational visit in your community, contact BCDA by email at info@bcdental.org.

Full rules and regulations are available here.

2023 Brush2Win Contest Winners

Congratulations to the five schools that were randomly drawn from the entries received in the 2023 Brush2Win contest! Each school received a $1,000 cheque. Visit our page in early 2024 to get details about the next contest!

Frank J Ney Elementary Frank J Ney Elementary

Devereaux Elementary Devereaux Elementary
Dawson Creek

Georgia Park Elementary Georgia Park Elementary
Campbell River

Henry Hudson Elementary Henry Hudson Elementary

George Cunningham Elementary George Cunningham Elementary


B2W 2023 contest Early Bird Draw winner

Bert Ambrose Elementary School
Fort. St. John

$500 Early Bird Winner

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