On 11th May, 2016 Dr.DikshaTahilramani’s,Alumnus of D.Y.Patil School of Dentistry conducted a lecture about her NGO ‘Angel Dentists Network’. The lecture was attended by our dean,Dr.OmkarShetty, Dr.Sheiba Gomes, Head of Department of Community Dentistry and the interns.
Dr.Tahilramani spoke extensively about her noble initiative of organizing diagnostic and treatment camps under her NGO for orphans,mentally challenged patients,elderly patients and underprivileged patients. The lecture was emphasizedon how the camps are organized, execution of the camps and how one can be a volunteer for this noble cause.The camps are organized in orphanages, old age homes and schools giving an excellent opportunity to create awareness about the importance of oral health maintenance.
The organization’s area of work involves involves diagnostic camps, treatment camps involves root canals, complete denture fabrications, oral prophylaxis and treatment for pediatric patients,distribution of oral health packs and awareness talks on maintaining a good oral hygiene.Dr.Tahilramani encouraged the interns to be part of this social cause and do their bit for the community.Everyone present appreciated Dr.DikshaTahilramani for her sincere efforts to come up with such an outstanding contribution for the community. The lecture concluded with aquestion and answer session.
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