- Posted by SGTU_DENTAL_WEBTEAM
- Date AUGUST 11, 2022
Perio-Unnati association, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, celebrated Oral Hygiene Day 2022 in collaboration with the Indian Society of Periodontology Study Group, Delhi-NCR, and GSK Consumer Health Care on 1st August 2022. This day is commemorated as oral hygiene day across the country to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Govind B Shankwalkar, a Pioneer in the field of Periodontology. The Department of Periodontology under the leadership of Dr. Amit Bhardwaj (Professor & Head) organized dental check-ups, oral health education, and the distribution of free toothpaste to the patients under the theme of “Gum Care for Tooth Care”. The occasion was graced by Dr. Omkar K. Shetty, Dean Faculty of Dental Sciences along with the faculty members, followed by a cake cutting ceremony and refreshments for everyone. Enthusiastic participation was seen from the undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Faculty of Dental Sciences for slogan writing and e-poster competitions. Dr. Manmeet Kaur (Postgraduate) and Renuka Saini (Undergraduate) secured first prize in slogan writing and e-poster competition respectively. This annual event again witnessed a huge success today.