Department of Public Health Dentistry

Department of Public Health Dentistry

Public Health Dentistry

 

Public health Dentistry deals with prevention & control of dental diseases & promotion of dental health through organized community efforts. At the conclusion of the course students should have a knowledge of basis of Public health, Preventive dentistry, Public health problems in India . Nutrition, Environment and their role in health, basics of dental statistics, epidemiological methods, National oral health policy with emphasis on oral health.

 

The following tasks are undertaken in this specialization:

 

  • To identify dental diseases in the community by examining /surveying the people in the community.
  • To promote oral health by conducting dental screening and treatment camps as well as dental health education.
  • To carry out comprehensive dental care for individual patients referred from the camps in the department.
  • Assessing oral health status of various target groups like expectant mothers, handicapped, underprivileged and geriatric populations. Planning dental manpower and financing dental health care for the above group
  • Prevention and treatment of dental diseases by utilising the Mobile dental van and the net work of rural dental centres or satellite clinics.
  • Planning and conducting school and community dental health programmes to promote oral health with help of various voluntary organizations like Lions/ Rotary/ Rotaract and Indian Dental Association.
  • Counselling of patient’s with tobacco habits in the Tobacco Cessation Clinic.
  • Developing Dental Health Education Charts, Models in the Dental College Museum. Literatures and Pamphlets related to Dental health to be distributed in the community.

Teaching Staff

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Dr. Vittaldas Shetty (M.D.S.)

Professor & HOD

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Dr. Vikram Garcha (M.D.S.)

Reader

dr-mahashweta-joshi-reader

Dr. Mahasweta Joshi (M.D.S.)

Reader

dr-vineet-vinay-tutor

Dr. Vineet Vinay (M.D.S.)

Lecturer/Asst. Professor

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Dr. Ketaki Bhor (M.D.S.)

Tutor

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Dr. Kadambari Ambildhok (M.D.S.)

Lecturer/Asst. Professor

dr-jyoti-gade

Dr. Jyoti Gade (B.D.S.)

Tutor/Dental Surgeon

dr-vidya

Dr. Vidya Jadkar (B.D.S.)

Tutor/Dental Surgeon

dr-ashvini-katkadhond

Dr. Ashwini Katakdhond (B.D.S.)

Tutor/Dental Surgeon

dr-pravin-rathod

Dr. Pravin Rathod (B.D.S.)

Tutor/Dental Surgeon

Non- Teaching Staff

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Mr. Rajesh Palande

Dental Hygienist

Mr. Koliproshad Bhattacharji

Dental Hygienist

mr-appaso-kedar-lab-asst

Mr. Appaso Kedar

Lab.  Asst.

mr-balaji-mali-peon

Mr. Balaji Mali

Peon

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