Department of public health dentistry

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Overview

  • The department of Public Health Dentistry has a goal to prevent oral diseases and promote oral health through organised community efforts.
  • The department is having a well equipped with 16 dental chairs set up for the undergraduate course, an independent waiting area, and staff chambers.
  • The department has got a museum to educate people about the various dental diseases and treatment modalities.
  • To conduct health education programmes, department has a well-equipped dental mobile van with two dental chairs with all the attachments and adequate sitting space.
  • Two satellite dental clinics functioning in rural area. Situated 25 km and 15 km away from the college.
course

The Department of public health Dentistry aims to develop proficiency in community diagnosis, assessment of oral health needs, developing and planning strategies to provide oral health services at the doorstep of the rural and the underprivileged sections of the community through organised community efforts.

The department objective is to make students to communicate the needs of community efficiency, inform the society of all the recent methodologies in preventing oral diseases.

At the conclusion of the course the student shall acquire the skills of identifying health problems affecting the society. Also shall have knowledge of basis of public.

  • Fluoride application
  • Pit & fissure sealants application
  • Restoration of carious teeth
  • Oral prophylaxis and oral hygiene maintenance
  • Atraumatic restorative treatment
  • Comprehensive treatment
  • Educate people to adopt good healthy practices
  • Screening Patients
  • ART
  • Scaling through portable ultrasonic units
  • Extractions
  • Organizing Oral health education programs
  • Conducting camps at schools, villages and various community places
S.No Name Designation
1 Dr. Neeraj Chauhan Reader & HOD
2 Dr. Junaid Kapadia Senior Lecturer
3 Dr. Varsha Sharma Senior Lecturer
4 Dr. Saurabh Soni Tutor