SCREENING CAMP

Department of Public Health Dentistry 

SRM Dental College, Ramapuram 

Venue: Lbeaar matric higher secondary school,Nerkundram.

Day: Tuesday

Date:08/02/2022

Camp organizers: shahin.R ,yashwanthi.S (batch G)

Sta” incharge: Dr.Sindhu

Screening criteria: class 9th to 12th Total no of patient screened: 154 Overview of the camp

A dental screening camp was organised and conducted at a

school by us with the permission granted from department of public health dentistry,SRM dental college,Ramapuram.the camp was held at Lbeaar matriculation higher secondary school

,Nerkundram,Chennai on 08.02.22. Complete guidance was given by the interns and sta”s. The camp was started at 12 Pm and continued till 2:30 pm at the respective school premises along with a dental setup . A total of 154 students were screened from the classes 9th to 12th between the age group of 14 to 18 years .

Oral Heath education was imparted regarding the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle habits though brushing techniques

and models.the session was concluded by giving oral Health education speech to the students. The purpose of the Oral Health talk was to create awareness among the students and make them understand the importance of oral health care. Students who required dental treatment were asked to attend the turnover camp atSRM Dental college for further treatment.

 

Elements of our camp:

  • Oral hygiene instruction and brushing techniques explained to all the patients in the
  • After the demonstration, the patients

were made to imitate the brushing techniques

  • Oral screening was done to assess the oral hygiene, dental caries, periodontal problems, malocclusion, fractures and other dental anomalies.

All queries regarding the brushing techniques and oral hygiene were explained individually to the patients in detail.