In from the U.S. Surgeon, dental caries the

In 2012 The World Health Organization (WHO) had published a fact sheet founding that the most common oral disease to be dental caries, affecting 60-90% of the school children and nearly 100 % of adults worldwide 1. A report from the U.S. Surgeon, dental caries the causative of Cavities is stated to be the most common chronic childhood disease in children aged 5 to 17 years and is five times more common than asthma and seven times more common than hay fever 2. Despite the advance in the knowledge of the nature of dental caries is still a major problem that needs a special attention 3.  In a study done by AlAgili, she found that the prevalence of dental caries among children in Saudi Arabia estimated to be approximately 80 % for primary dentition with a mean DMFT score 5.0, and approximately 70% for their permanent teeth with a mean DMFT score 3.5 5. Dental caries found to have an effect on the children eating habit and their nutritional intake which may influence body and mental growth and readiness for school. Pain and infection caused by dental carious lesion lead to a multiple absence from school which affects the children education progress as seen in Bagramian study 3. Petersen found that oral diseases restrict activities in school, at work, and at home causing millions of school and work hours to be lost each year around the world 4. One of the major effects of dental caries on the primary dentition is the early loss of these dentition which may lead to speech impairment and reduce the child’s self-esteem 6,7. The high risk of Oral diseases found to be related to sociocultural factors such as low economics, low education level and lack of support of the oral health in the low economics country. this risk could be minimized and reduced through supporting community projects to increase the population knowledge and promote the oral health practice and prevent oral diseases 4. Starting prevention program in school children with multimedia tools more favorable in this population as seen in study done by Mayer and et al, who found a multimedia instructional environment have a greater potential to improve the people ability to learn 8. a learner who is exposed to material in verbal and pictorial static such as photos or illustrations and dynamic material such as video or animation. Animation facilitate a more descriptive and procedure education 8. Animated multimedia seen more appealing and enjoyable for learners as found in study done by Lih-juan 9. Shah and khan stated Multimedia-aided Teaching has changed the teaching and learning process. The lessons presented in this way are more effective and better comprehended. Multimedia-Aided teaching more effective than the traditional way of teaching 10. According to study was done in Malaysia it is concluded that cartoon animation enhances oral health education delivery to preschool children in Hulu Terengganu District 11.