The Department of Public Health Dentistry organizes a dental check-up and treatment camp at Government High School, Kaliawas

The Department of Public Health Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University organized a dental check-up and treatment camp on 17th May 2023 (Wednesday) at Government High School, Kaliawas in association with the SGT University publicity team. The dental team was headed by Dr. Surbhi Priyadarshi (Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Public Health Dentistry) along with 2 postgraduates students Dr. Snigdha (Dept. of Pedodontics) and Dr. Vidhi (Dept. of Orthodontics) and 6 interns Ishaan, Lokesh, Lakshay, Mumtaz, Fiza, Mohini. Mr. Darshan accompanied the dental team. Dental checkup of 220 students which included 73 boys and 147 girls was done. 10 students were provided treatment in the mobile dental van at the campsite. Oral health talk was rendered focusing on the importance of maintenance of oral hygiene, toothbrushing techniques, dental-related adverse habits and their consequences, and progression and treatment of common oral health diseases in children. In addition to the screening as well as the health talk, a demonstration of the toothbrushing technique was given. All the students from classes LKG to 12th participated actively with enthusiasm in each organized activity. The school authority appreciated the efforts of all the members of the dental team. The camp concluded with a high hope that the team has moved a step forward in creating an orally healthier community.

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