Venue: SRM Nightingale Mat. & Hr. Sec School
Date: 31.03.2022
Day: Thursday
Camp Organisers: Kirthika . M
Pragathi Joy. G
Staff Incharge: Dr. Bharathwaj
Screening Criteria: Students of Class 6, 7, 8 and 9
Total Number of Patients Screened: 217


A dental screening camp was organised and conducted at SRM Nightingale Matriculation and Higher Secondary School, West Mambalam, Chennai on 31.03.2022 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 staff. The camp started at 9:30 AM and continued till 11:30 AM at the respective school premises along with a dental set up. A total of 217 students were screened from Class 6, 7, 8 and 9 between the age group of 10 to 14 years. Oral Health Education was imparted regarding the importance of adopting healthy  lifestyle habits through brushing techniques and models. The session was concluded by giving Oral Health Education Speech to the students. The students seemed cheerful to participate and interacted with us with great interest. The purpose was to create awareness among the students and make them understand the importance of Oral Health Care. The respected school staff gave a positive feedback and thanked us and the college for such a service. All students who required dental treatment were asked to report to SRM Dental College, Ramapuram for further treatment.

Camp Details:
1) Oral screening was done for all the students who attended the camp to assess the overall oral hygiene, dental caries, periodontal problems, malocclusion, fractures and other dental anomalies.
2) Oral Hygiene Instructions and Brushing Techniques were explained to all
the patients in the camp.

3) After the demonstration, the students were made to imitate the same.
4) All queries regarding the brushing techniques and oral hygiene were explained individually to each patient in detail