SCREENING CAMP REPORT 01/03/2022

SRM DENTAL COLLEGE RAMAPURAM
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY
SCREENING CAMP REPORT
VENUE: Government girls higher secondary school, Chinna Porur.
DATE: 01/03/2022
DAY: Tuesday
CAMP ORGANISERS: Bharathi K.G , Shiza Fathima .K (Batch E)
SCREENING CRITERIA: Grade 8
TOTAL NO OF PATIENTS SCREENED: 210
OVERVIEW OF OUR SCREENING CAMP
The department of public health dentistry, SRM Dental College, Ramapuram granted us permission to conduct a dental awareness camp among the school students to enlighten them with the knowledge of various aspects of dental hygiene and highlight the importance of the same. The camp was held at Government girls higher secondary school, Chinna porur, Chennai on 01.03.22 by a team of junior year undergraduate students guided by the staffs. The team left the college by 11:15 am and reached the venue. A dental screening setup was made at the school premises thereafter.
A total of 210 participants between the age of 12-13 years were examined for oral hygiene, dental caries and various other related oral health issues. The camp also included dental awareness talk, educating students about common dental ailments with emphasis on brushing techniques, tooth decay, gum diseases and measures used to prevent them. The students were also made aware of the eating patterns and food choices which can cause the same.
The students seemed cheerful to participate and interacted with us to know more about oral health and how to maintain it. The respected school staff gave positive feedback and thanked us and the college for such a service.