DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY

PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY

PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY


    Public health dentistry specialty diagnoses, prevent and control oral diseases and promote oral and overall health through organized community efforts. This specialty imparts leadership and expertise in population-based dentistry, oral health surveillance, policy development, community-based disease prevention and health promotion. It mainly prioritizes community health promotion, research, education and health care programs. Our mission is to provide quality health care inside department and out in the community through mobile dental clinic. .
   
The following are the satellite centers under Public health dentistry  
• Annavaram : Rural dental health centre (60 km)
• Mallampudi : Rural dental health centre (15 km)
• Rangampeta : Rural dental health centre (12 km)
• Danvaipeta (Rajahmundry) : Urban dental health centre (16km)

School Adoption

School Adoption

We adopted three schools (M.P.P. School, Z.P high school Rajnagaram, and MPP School chakradwarabandam) and two primary health centers (Rangampeta, Anaparthi).

Dental outreach programs 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 total
Rural camps 47 67 49 29 55 247
School camps 3 12 25 45 25 110
Number of patients screened 1528 4268 11815 11176 3768 32555
Number of patients treated 323 671 2548 955 364 486
 
• Rural dental health camps : 252
• School dental health camps : 152
Special camps

Special camps

 
• Old age homes : 08
• Leprosy homes : 02
• Special children : 10
 
 

Health day Programs


• Jan 30th : Anti leprosy day
• March 6th : dentist day
• March 20th : oral health day
• April 7th : world health day
• May 31st : anti tobacco day
• June 5th : environment day
• November 14th : children day
• December 1st : Aids Day
Faculty

Faculty

PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY
1 Dr.S.Hariskrishnam raju Reader
2 Dr.GLS Navya Tutor
3 Dr.K.Dhesouja Tutor
Activites

Activites