SCHOOL DENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMME
School children are the best targets for any oral health program. Also it is in these young children that we can cultivate healthy lifestyles for a better tomorrow. The main area of concentration is Primary Prevention that is prevention of the disease before its onset through health education.
GOAL & OBJECTIVES:
Goal: To achieve optimum oral health to the maximum number of school children in Khammam district .
Objectives: 1. Increase the proportion of school children benefiting from our Program every year 2. Increase awareness about the importance of oral health among school children. 3. Reduce the proportion of children with untreated dental decay to minimal. 4. Increase the proportion of caries free children in Khammam district.
Under this programme, the NSS UNIT of MAMATA DENTAL COLLEGE in collaboration with Colgate-Palmolive, India imparts dental health education to children in primary schools and distributes free tooth brushes and tooth pastes along with printed literature. Dental health education is imparted using Audio-Visual aids and importance of good oral hygiene is emphasized through this program.
Through these programs, NSS UNIT of MAMATA DENTAL COLLEGE & HOSPITAL is putting smiles on the faces of thousands of underprivileged people in Khammam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.