Department Of Public Health Dentistry


Public Health Dentistry is one of the important branches in dentistry, which is concerned with prevention and control of dental diseases and promoting dental care through organised community efforts.

The mainstay of the department is prevention of oral diseases by creating awareness among masses through health education programmes. The department is actively involved in rendering dental treatment, by our well equipped mobile dental clinic, to the masses of rural area for whom such treatment is far fetched and expensive. This is achieved by conducting free dental treatment camps in rural areas providing basic dental treatment and distribution of free medicine to the needy. The department collaborates with volunteer organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in various community activities.

Healthy children are the future of the country. Children have to bear the brunt of oral diseases at an early stage.More over,the children,these days are increasingly adopting the adverse habits, which is an alarming fact. In order to spread the message of oral health amongst the children, the department conducts school dental health programmes, which involves screening of children and providing dental health education and treatment.

The department also conducts teacher training programmes and parent counseling to create awareness among teachers and parents. In the institute itself counseling is done at the tobacco cessation centre to motivate the patients to quit the habits. Department also has a museum for educating people on oral health.

Mobile Dental van fitted with Dental Chair, Sterilization equipment, treatment trolley is available for dental camps. Mobile van is also provided with teaching aids like, projector, TV, DVD player, Public address system and teaching material. Van is fitted with Generator for power supply in rural areas.

Dept of Public health Dentistry is also running four satellite centers at 1.Sambhavana Trust, 2. Railway hospital 3. Berasia 4. PHC-Gunga

CDE Programme On Bioethics and good clinical practice – 23 january 2021

This training workshop was conducted on Bioethics and good clinical practice on 23 january 2021. The various speaker s were Dr Sahana, Dr Shubangi Mhaske, Dr Shaji Thomas and Dr N Ganesh. It enlightened the audience on various ethical principles, its guidelines and violations.



Department of Public Health Dentistry organised a half day CDE programme on “Scientific writing and research publishing” on 21st December 2019. The programme  mainly focussed on post graduates and faculties of all departments who are involved in various fields of research.

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