14 Nov 2018
National Brush Day – Ganapathihalli, Chunchunkuppe village camp
RRDCH conducting a dental screening and treatment camp at
Date : 14/11/2018 at 9:45 am (Bus will leave at 9:30 am)
Place : Chunchunkuppe
A dental screening, health education, distribution of free toothpaste and tooth brush and oral health awareness drive was held at ganapathihalli , chunchunkuppe village on 14-11-2018, as a part of National Tooth Brushing day initiative. Incidentally, 14th November being the ‘Children’s Day” the opportunity was utilized to interact with 15 anganwadi children, their care givers and the anganwadi teacher. They were educated on tooth brushing, importance of maintenance of oral hygiene. A demonstration of brushing method was given to the children, caregivers and the teachers, free toothpaste and tooth brush were distributed. A team of dentists from the department Public Health Dentistry of RRDCH also conducted a screening program for oral diseases in the local population, importance of tooth brushing and oral hygiene was stressed upon. A total of 46 residents, children and adults were screened and appropriate referrals were made to the chunchunkuppe rural centre and to RRDCH.