Pedodontics Camp

“Every child has a fundamental right to his or her total oral health”, with this aim in mind, the Department Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry provides primary and comprehensive, preventive and therapeutic oral health care for children. Department of Pedodontics and Preventive dentistry, Dr. D.Y. Patil, deemed to be university, School of Dentistry, has been on a mission to accomplish the above and has  conducted dental camps comprising of oral check up of children with complete education of both , the child and the parent.

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Dental Camps were conducted in the following Institutes:

1. Edukidz International preschool and day centre, IIT Powai on 22nd November,2018

 

2. Happy Minds International, Chandivali on 1st December,2018

 

3. Wonderland School, Kharghar on 14th December,2018

 

 Approximately 115 children  aged between 2-8 years were examined for dental caries using “deft” index and for oral hygiene status using the oral hygiene index. Later on, the children along with their parents were given  demonstration on different oral hygiene procedures. Importance of healthy diet was also explained. Parents were also  requested to fill a questionnaire form and were also given a dental report card of their child.

The above dental camps were highly appreciated and supported by the school authorities and were also featured in the local newspaper , ”NEWSBAND” of Navi Mumbai,  edition dated 19th December,2018.

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