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Public Health Dentistry, a vital branch of Dentistry, emphasises the prevention of oral diseases and the promotion of oral health at the community level. At J.K.K.Nattraja Dental College and Hospital, our Department of Public Health Dentistry is furnished with 16 dental chairs, a state-of-the-art outpatient clinic, a dedicated tobacco cessation centre, and satellite clinics located at Kumarapalayam, Pallipalayam, and Palakkapalayam.

ABOUT THE SPECIALITY:

Our department is committed to enhancing oral health across various communities. Through satellite clinics and regular engagement with the public, we extend our reach, offering services that include:

Community Outreach and Camps: Regularly conducted in the surrounding areas of Namakkal, Erode, and Salem districts.
Door-to-Door Awareness Campaigns: Education and awareness are at the core of our preventive approach.
Patient Follow-Up: Ensuring continued care and support.
Engagement with Field Visit Students: Collaboration with students visiting for field visits or industrial visits (IV), integrating them into our dental hospital’s community care efforts.
Tobacco Cessation Programs: A specialized center to aid in the prevention and cessation of tobacco usage.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

VISION:

To enhance the quality of life through innovative and inclusive strategies that advance the oral health of the community, and to stand as a beacon of preventive care and an advocate for equitable access to dental services.

MISSION:

Identify the dental needs of the community: Through research and community engagement, we tailor interventions. Increase awareness towards the prevention of oral health problems: Using various platforms to educate the public. Ensure oral health care is available to all people: Upholding the principle of universal accessibility.

FACULTY DETAILS:

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DR.S.ANUPRIYA

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DR.M. LOKESH HARI

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