Oral Hygiene day 2017

Oral Hygiene day 2017

Team Public Health Dentistry and NSS unit of Indira Gandhi institute of Dental Sciences, IGIDS, SBV, has organized a two day awareness program on “World Oral hygiene day” to create awareness on the “Connection between Oral Health and Systemic Diseases”.

A flash mob was done at new shopping complex, J N Street, Puducherry, on 1st and 2nd August. The Flash Mob (Dance Drama) attracted the general public to give a strong message on oral health and its relation with systemic disease by song and dance. Free oral health consultations were done by a team of dental experts at the shopping complex. The Flash Mob has benefited around 1000 general public.

An Awareness program was also organized at Government Middle School at Bahoor, Puducherry, to educate the young mind about the important of oral hygiene & tooth brushing to avoid systemic disease in the future. The messages were conveyed via various oral health competitions. Prizes were distributed to the School children. 110 School children benefited by this awareness program.