On the 14th of April, the Department of Public Health Dentistry, D.Y. Patil University School of Dentistry conducted a Screening and Oral Health Awareness Camp in association with Phule, Shahu & Ambedkar Sanyukt Jayanti Mahotsav Committee.
The camp was held at Mahalaxmi Nagar Township, Panvel, Raigad District. The team of Professors and Interns left the D.Y. Patil School of Dentistry Campus at 10 am in the morning and reached the venue A total of 56 participants, both children as well as adults were examined for dental caries, recorded for oral hygiene and screened for oral health issues. The participants were given a low-down of essential oral hygiene diktats and all their queries regarding dental health were answered. In addition, the importance of getting regular oral check-ups with the Dentist was explained to the participants.
The camp was made a success by Dr. Sheiba Gomes (HoD, Department of Public Health Dentistry) & Dr. Sneha Khanapure (Lecturer, Department of Public Health Dentistry). They were assisted in the task by 2 Interns (Harshada Manve and Aditi Khursange). The camp was another step for D.Y. Patil University School of Dentistry to offer it’s services to the masses and to give back to the society as a gesture of goodwill.
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