A Dental Diagnosis and Awareness Camp was held by the Department of Public Health Dentistry of Dr. D.Y. Patil School of Dentistry, Nerul, at St Mary’s JNPTSchool,Sector 2, JNPT Township on the 14th and 15th September 2015 from 9 am onwards .
The camp was conducted for 1176 people consisting of pre-primary ,primary and secondary school students . A diagnostic check-up was done, following whichbrushing demonstrations were given to the students of each class with their accompanying parents . A talk was given on oral awareness and oral hygiene including the services offered by Dr. D.Y. Patil School of Dentistry. Awareness of oral health of the individuals was increased by education in brushing techniques, health hazard due to tobacco use, and general overall health improvement. The response by the group was positive and the camp was deemed successful.