Oral health care examinations and awareness camps were conducted by Dr Lakshmi Moorthy (3rd-year postgraduate student ) from the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry as a part of her MDS thesis project. She was assisted by Dr Heer Kadhi and Dr Jinal Desai (1st-year postgraduate students) for the same.
Children between 5-12 year of age with special health care needs were examined for dental caries and their parents were asked for the medical history, dietary habits, brushing history and oral habits. They were asked to record the diet of their child for 24 hours and were also educated, how to avoid dental caries and maintain oral hygiene.
|30th August 2019||Satish Haware’s Divyang Centre, Kharghar.||Awareness Camp- 30 parents were educated.|
|14th September 2019||Sneh Rehab and Research Centre, Chembur.||6 Children.|
|27th September 2019||Aashray Special School, Sanpada.||7 Children.|
|1st October 2019||Organisation for Autism School, Andheri.||20 Children.|
|5th October 2019||Sneh Rehab and Research Centre, Vashi.||3 Children.|