- Posted by SGTU_DENTAL_WEBTEAM
- Date FEBRUARY 8, 2022
February 2022 2nd Week – Outreach Activities, FDSC, SGTU
Department of Public Health Dentistry
The Department of Public Health Dentistry of Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University participated in Medical Hospital organized camps during the week and conducted oral health screening and treatment program on 8th & 10th February 2022 at village Noorgarh and Bhangrola respectively. On the 8th February, the Dental team was headed by Dr. Sachin Chand along with 2 Postgraduates Dr. Vipul (Endodontics) and Dr. Kirti (Prosthodontics), and 6 Interns Mallika Rawat, Nayanika Batra, Manya Gupta, Nancy, Nikhil Kumar, and Nikita Yadav, and 2 attendants Mr. Sunil and Mr. Rajkumar. Specialist Clinical support was provided by the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics and the Department of Prosthodontics. On the 10th of February, the Dental team was headed by Dr. Shikha Sharma (Department of Periodontology) along with 1 Intern Preeti Yadav, and 1 attendant Mr. Sombir.
Over 100 patients for dental problems were screened over the two days and around 25 were provided dental treatment through the Mobile Dental Van. Patients who required complex dental treatment were referred to SGT University for further procedures. Oral health education was imparted to the people and proper brushing technique was demonstrated. The general population gave positive feedback and appreciated the check-up and patient care provided by the Dental Team. They acknowledged the way the Dental team heard and attended to their problems with compassion The interns and postgraduates appreciated the opportunity provided to them to work in an outreach location. The experience of working on the mobile dental van was appreciated by the team and all interns expressed their wish to participate in such activities in the future. The purpose of the Oral Health check-up was to create awareness among the community and make them understand the importance of oral health.