Recognized by Dental Council of India, New Delhi and Affilated by R.U.H.S. Jaipur Rajasthan

Department of Public Health

Department of Public Health

Proshtodontics

ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Public health dentistry is a holistic subject erected on the foundation of epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive dentistry, social sciences and health administration. This subject has pioneered the pragmatic thinking in oral health promotion. Comprehensive and incremental dental care has been the force behind affordable yet quality care among individual and target populations in the community. This subject has paved its way for the fundamentals of research and its applications in dentistry. The emphasis on outreach program to the unreachable population shows the concept of not only reducing oral disease but positive oral health among all. This department stands on the mantra of “ORAL HEALTH FOR ALL”. The department is catering a wide array of subjects for oral health promotion, preventive and therapeutic treatment of oral diseases in clinic as well as in community setting for people in the rural areas through various satellite centers and schools. The department prepares wholesome and complete students to deal with clinical as well as the community dental practice from pediatric to geriatric patients. Research is inculcated in students with various surveys and studies. Sense of obligation towards the community is aroused by rural postings, oral health camps, primary health centre’s, community health centers, satellite centers etc.

Department of Public Health Dentistry

Total number of Staff: Eight

S.no Name of the staff Designation
1. Dr. Bharath K. Garla Professor & HOD
2. Dr. Rushabh J. Dagli Reader
3. Akansha Sharma Senior lecturer
4. Dr. Ambika Senior lecturer
5. Dr. Rajeev Mahajan Senior lecturer
6. Dr. Dhaman Gupta Senior lecturer
7. Dr. Divya Parakh Senior lecturer
8. Dr. Deepika Vyas Senior lecturer

Average Patient Treated/Samples received per day:

  • APPRXIMATELY 45 TO 45 PATIENTS

Various procedures carried out

  • Measurement of oral diseases / conditions are done on the patient using different indices (total of 14 indices are practiced)

Preventive care program:

  • Pit and fissure sealants
  • Fluoride application
  • Atraumatic restorative treatment (ART)

Out Reach programs and services (camps)

  • Screening and check up
  • Oral prophylaxis
  • Restorations
  • Extractions

Treatment rendered in RBSK

  • Prevention and control hygiene practices to be publish
  • Filling of all types (silver/light cure/powder)
  • Root canal treatment
  • Dental extraction and impaction
  • Pulotomy, pulpectomy, operculectomy
  • scaling/marsupilization/gingival incision

List of equipments for research

  • Airotor
  • Micromotor
  • Curing lights
  • Autoclave
  • Ultrasonic scaler
  • Extraction forceps and elevators
  • Probes