Oral Hygiene Day- 1st August 2019
At RVS Dental College & Hospital
Oral Hygiene Day was celebrated on August 1st at RVS Dental College and Hospital, Sulur, Coimbatore, to commemorate Dr. G. B. Shankwalker,s birthday in recognition of his contribution to the society. The function was inaugurated by chairman of RVS Institutions, Dr. K.V. Kuppusamy. Occasion was graced by the executive director, Mr. Srivatsan, the Principal, Dr. Mohan Gundappa and the vice-principal, Dr. Ranjana Mohan who is the head, department of Periodontology. The event was coordinated by Dr. Deepshika Saravanan, Professor. Dr. Saravanan Balaji, Professor, Dr. ShaktiGanesh and Dr. Saranya, Sr. Lecturers were actively involved throughout the event.
Various events were organized to create awareness of oral health and its influence on general health. Free dental camp advertisement was published in the newspaper “The Hindu” in advance, was conducted on 1st August in the department of Periodontology, where scaling was performed on record 270 patients in a single day at free of cost. Pamphlets about the importance of oral hygiene along with tooth paste samples were distributed to all attending the clinic as motivation for maintenance of better oral health. Patient education on oral health was done through live demonstrations on models and multimedia presentations.
Logo of Periodontology and Educative model competitions were held for the Interns and Final BDS students with enormous response and the winners were awarded with medals and certificates.
The day was concluded with cake cutting ceremony with entire college faculty.
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