DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY

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Community Dental Programme

Our Department runs on an excellent outreach dental health programme. Main activities under this are Anganwadi based community dental programme, School dental health programme, and Community based dental health camps.

Anganwadi based Dental health programme is conducted in Vembayam Grama Panchayath and Nedumangad Municipality in association with respective Municipality, Grama Panchayath and Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) authorities which come under social welfare department. This programme is carried out every week in Anganwadi’s in this region. Dental Health education is given to mothers, adolescents and other Anganwadi beneficiaries.

School dental health programme is been carried out in Lourde Mount School this year. This is also a weekly programme in which dental health education is given to a class of 50 students utilizing their class periods. After health education, dental screening is also conducted. In addition to these routine programmes we also conduct camps as requested by other schools, clubs and residence association. We also organize treatment camps in our college for the camp patients.

 

Mobile Dental clinic

Our department has a fully equipped mobile dental clinic which is used to carry out dental treatment and screening.

 
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