Public Health Dentistry is the part
of dentistry providing leadership and expertise in the population based dentistry and focuses
on preventing and controlling oral diseases and plays a vital role in catering to oral health
needs at the community level. This specialty deals with regular dental check-up and treatment
camps in rural and urban areas, adoption of various schools and villages for oral health promotion,
and health educational programs. Students are trained to deliver oral health care, diagnosis and
prevention of oral diseases through the organization of oral health camps. Department frequently
conducts camps and oral health education programs in various rural as well as urban areas, in various
educational institutes that is schools and colleges, in primary healthcare centres and conducts various
programmes for betterment of the society through collaborating with NGO's using our Fully Equipped Mobile Dental Van.
Department operates 2 satellite centers rendering dental services in rural and urban areas. It is an attempt to provide dental care near their house to utilize the health services in its maximum range. Dental doctors skilled in clinical expertise along with interns are posted in all satellite to cater to the needs of the community.
Regular bus services are there for the patient's pick and drop services
The Aim of the Department is to spread awareness amongst the general population
regarding the importance of maintaining good oral health and Objectives are to provide affordable dental care to general population especially to the underserved
section of the society at their doorstep and thus making the dental services accessible to all.
The department boasts of a full-fledged Dental Health Education Museum, where OPD patients
are educated on regular basis and various dental models, charts
and audiovisual aids is presently being utilized for health education and motivation.
Department also has its own Digital Seminar Room for students to improve their
and skills in an interactive manner.
TOBACCO CESSATION CLINIC: (TCC)
1 - Our Department has state of the art TCC, Counselling
for patient with NRT (Nicotine Replacement Therapy) regimes to make simple and easy for patients to motivate them quit the habit .
2 - We use Smokerlyser for the patient education and assessment of addiction.