Oral Health Screening and Treatment Program with Highlight on Mothers Role in Oral Health of Children

The Department of Public Health Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University conducted oral health screening and treatment camp in collaboration with SGTU publicity team on 8th May 2022 (Sunday) from 11am to 3pm at Model Town, Gurugram. The Dental team took initiative under the guidance of Dr. Shourya Tandon (Head of Dept & Associate Dean). The Dental team was headed by Dr. Charu Khurana (Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Dentistry) along with Dr. Kevin (Postgraduate Periodontology), Dr. Saumya (Postgraduate Orthodontics) and Dr. Chhavi (Post Graduate Prosthodontics) and  Interns Shruti, Vidhi, Kalpana, Joyshree and Himanshi and attendant Mr. Rajkumar and Mr Sombir. A total of  89 patients including 39 males and 50 females were examined. Out of which 25 patients were provided treatment in mobile dental van which includes 24 oral prophylaxis, 4 permanent restorations . Toothpaste and mouthwash were distributed to the needy patients. Patients who required complex dental treatment were referred to SGT Dental Hospital for further procedures. Oral Hygiene Instructions and information on common dental diseases were imparted to all the attendees of the camp.

The Mothers Day was also celebrated by the team by congratulating all mothers attending the camp and also making them aware about oral hygiene maintenance, especially of small children.

All the patients gave positive feedback and appreciated the check up and treatment provided by the Dental Team. They acknowledged the way the dental team heard and attended to their problems with compassion. The purpose of the Oral Health check-up was to create awareness among the community and make them understand the importance of oral health.

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