On the 3rd of March 2019, Department of Public Health Dentistry, School of Dentistry, DY Patil University, Navi Mumbai had organized a Screening and Oral Health Education camp in association with with Mr. Ratan N.Mandwe (Navi Mumbai Muncipal Corporation).
The camp was held at Anudanit Ashram School, Zapwadi, Murbadwith the team leaving from college at 10 am. A total of 70 school children were effectively screened for oral health problems. Post the screening, the participants were given a demonstration of oral hygiene practices and the importance of brushing and flossing were explained to them in a bid to spread oral health awareness.
This camp was made a success by Dr. Sneha Khanapure (Lecturer, Department of Public Health Dentistry) and a team of 2 interns (Nisheta Sachdev & Krutika Nachnani), 4 Final Year Students (Saraswati Thangella, Archana Tiwari, Afshan Haque, Steffi Gracia) and two attendants Mr. Arjun Patil and Mr. Ashok Patil.
A day well spent for Department of Public Health Dentistry.
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