SRM Dental College
Department of Public Health Dentistry
Balaji. A Soundariya Nanda

Venue: General Cariappa Higher Secondary School
Date: 01/11/2021
Day: Monday
Camp Organisers: Balaji. A
Soundariya Nanda
Staff Incharge: Dr. Bharathwaj
Screening Criteria: Students of Class 10, 11 and 12
Total Number of Patients Screened: 318

Overview of Camp

A dental screening camp was organized and conducted at the General Cariappa Higher Secondary School, Dasaratapuram, Chennai on 01/11/2021 by us with the permission granted by the Department of Public Health Dentistry, SRM Dental College, Ramapuram. Complete guidance was given by the interns and the staffs. The camp started at 12:30PM and continued till 2:30PM at the respective school premises along with a dental set up. A total of 318 students were screened from Class 10, 11 and 12 between the age group of 14 to 18 years.
Oral Health Education was imparted regarding the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle habits through brushing techniques and models. The session was concluded by giving Oral Health Education Speech to the students. The purpose was to create awareness among the students and make them understand the importance of Oral Health Care. All students who required dental treatment were asked to report to SRM Dental College, Ramapuram for further treatment.

Camp Details

▪ Oral hygiene instruction and brushing techniques explained to all patients in the camp.
▪ After the demonstration, the patients were made to intimate the brushing techniques.
▪ Oral screening was completed for all the patients who attended the camp.
▪ All queries regarding the brushing techniques were explained individually to the patients in detail.
▪ All patients were given a toothpaste after the oral hygiene instruction presentation.