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Preventive and Community Dentistry

Preventive and Community Dentistry

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Services and Facilities

Services provided by the department
Dental health education to the public which motivates & empowers individuals to take responsibility for their own well being

  • Dental health promotional services that are the essence of community health practice and the way to prevent the effect of health hazards on both the individual and the community.
  • Topical fluoride applications using Acidulated phosphate fluoride gets which have been proven till and again to be the most effective measure to patient dental cares delay.
  • Application of pit and fissure sealants a simple procedure that goes long way in protecting teeth from dental cares in children.
  • School dental health programs an economical powerful means of raising community health in future generations.
  • Dental services at the satellite centre at Kalkunte that include emergency care, dental extractions, fillings and sealing and polishing of teeth with dental health education and preventive measures.
  • Dental checkup and treatment camps where various services are provided to the public at their doorstep either in their neighborhood, workplace or community areas

Facilities

  • Dental chairs
  • Light care unit
  • Pulp tester
  • Mobile dental van with 2 fully equipped dental chairs
  • Amotor
  • Ultrasonic scales and an X-ray machine
  • Satellite centre at Kalukunte with 3 dental chairs
  • Health education museum with assorted chairs.