8 Aug 2018
Oral hygiene week and Breast feeding Awareness week – 1st to 8TH August 2018
On occasion of ORAL HYGIENE WEEK AND BREAST FEEDING AWARNESS WEEK 2018 – The following activities were carried out by the Department of Public Health Dentistry, RRDCH, at Kanakanagar and Kethohalli -Chunchunkuppe village.
1. Dental check up camps were carried out and a total of 95 residents of all ages were screened for various oral health conditions. Appropriate referrals were made to the dental unit at Chunchunkuppe centre and also to RRDCH.
2. People were given one to one health education about the importance of oral hygiene and Distribution of free toothpastes and toothbrushes was also done.
3. On occasion of breast feeding week; Mothers of infants and young children were educated about maintaining good oral hygiene, supervised tooth brushing and prevention of dental caries.
Date : 01st to 08th August 2018
Place : Kanakanagara and Kethohalli Chunchunkuppe village