Public Health Dentistry


Public Health Dentistry is a branch of Dentistry which deals with preventing disease, prolonging life & promoting physical & mental efficiency through organized community efforts. The dental public Health field has been expanding in scope & complexity with more emphasis being placed on the total dental care delivery system & its impact on Oral Health Status

Goals

  • The goal of the Public Health dentistry is to provide basic & advanced Health promotion to an individual and group of people.
  • Prevention of dental diseases & awareness of Oral hygiene in rural population.
  • To provide Basic treatment in rural areas through mobile dental clinic.
  • The main goal of the Public Health Dentistry is to achieve good oral hygiene & health awareness in public through organized community efforts.

Dr. Vaibhav Thakker, MDS, Senior Lecturer

Dr. Sujeet, MDS, Lecturer

Dr. Bharat Gupta, MDS, Senior Lecturer

Dr. Priyanka Machale, MDS, Senior Lecturer

Dr. Priya Singh, BDS, Tutor
She is a under graduate teacher who has 5 years of teaching experience. She is actively managing peripheral centers and has participated in many screening as well as treatment camps. She is also the rector for girl’s hostel.

1.At Clinic

Preventive treatments

  • Pit and fissure sealants
  • Fluoride application
  • Atraumatic restorative treatment
  • Diet counseling

Curative treatment

  • Oral prophylaxis and oral hygiene instructions
  • Extractions
  • Restorations – amalgam, GIC.
  • Root canal treatment

2.At camp

Preventive treatments

  • Pit and fissure sealants
  • Fluoride application
  • Atraumatic restorative treatment
  • Diet counseling and oral health education

Curative treatment

  • Oral prophylaxis and oral hygiene instructions
  • Extractions
  • Restorations – amalgam, GIC.

SPECIAL FACILITIES:

  • Camps – oral health education, preventive and curative treatment
  • Comprehensive dental care
  • Counseling regarding oral health and diet
  • Tobacco and oral cancer counseling

Currently we provide the above services at the following centers

Peripheral centers of MGM Dental college and hospital:

1. MGM Kalamboli


2. Shirdhone

Government centres

  • Karjat sub district hospital
  • Kashele Rural hospital
  • Khalapur hospital
  • Chowk hospital
  • Ajivali PHC

Nerul School Dental Centre