The Department of Public Health Dentistry organized a dental check-up camp at Blind Relief Association, New Delhi.

The Department of Public Health Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University in continuation with World Oral Health 2023-month-long celebration activities organized a dental check-up camp along with the Department of Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry on 1st
April 2023 (Saturday) at Blind Relief Association, New Delhi. The dental team took initiative under the guidance of Dr. Shourya Tandon (Associate Dean and Prof. and Head). The dental team was headed by Dr. Surbhi Priyadarshi (Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Public Health
Dentistry) along with 1 postgraduate student Dr. Mansi (Dept. of Pedodontics) and 4 interns Diksha, Livanshi, Ronit, and Garima. A dental checkup of 82 individuals including students and staff was done. Keeping in mind the significance and campaign theme of this year ‘ Be Proud of Your Mouth’ importance of maintaining good and hygienic oral health was verbally delivered through oral health talk to the students and staff. Audio-visual aids were used to demonstrate proper brushing techniques to the staff and teachers so that they can further explain them to students. Oral health talk was rendered focusing on the importance of maintenance of oral hygiene, toothbrushing techniques, dental-related adverse habits, and their consequences. To encourage the children to adopt healthy oral practices, an oral hygiene kit consisting of toothpaste, tooth brush, and mouthwash was distributed. To make the session more interactive, we asked a few questions from the students. Some students also spelled toothbrush, toothpaste, and world oral health day with the help of a braille script board. Following the enthusiastic participation of the students from classes I st to X th, some students were appreciated with a reward. The association authority appreciated the wholesome efforts and contributions of all dental team members to make the camp successful.

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