Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry organized a one day free dental checkup camp at Vatsalya Trust, Sanpada, Navi Mumbai on the occasion of Women’s day on 8th March 2017. The health camp was organized with the objective of free dental examination and dental health care awareness.
The event started with the dental checkup for girls below 18 years of age. Our staff Dr. Rucha Bhise and postgraduate students Dr. Priyanka Sehgal, Dr. Harsha Nembhwani and Dr.Urvi Shah volunteered to conduct the camp with the following objectives:
1. Dental checkup for orphan girls and old age people.
2. Dental health Presentation
3. Distribution of tooth paste and brush
The children enquired extensively about routine oral hygiene measures. A tooth brushing demonstration along with diet counselling was given to all children using models.The response and cooperation from the concerned authorities was commendable.
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