patient Care

The department of public health dentistry is situated on 2nd floor of the Mar Baselios Dental College. The department is equipped with 8 dental chairs in the Undergraduate section with state of the art instruments, equipments and materials required for comprehensive dental care of the patients, giving special emphasis on preventive treatments.

Integrated department library has a good collection of books. A state of the art seminar room enhances the education experiences of the students. Staff rooms for HOD, Reader and Senior lecturers as well as separate room for students are also available in the department. The sterilization room caters to the infection control needs of the department. Consumable and nonconsumable supplies are adequately stored in the department store room. Computers with attached scanners and printers are also available in the department for the timely research work and data analysis.

In terms of patient care, it has an extensive outreach program where dental care is delivered to surrounding areas. The department conducts outreach activities which includes camps, school dental health programs, field visits, survey to cater to the needs of underprivileged and vulnerable population. The department successfully completed 250 odds of community service programs. The department runs the satellite centers to provide oral health care to the rural population residing in the vicinity of satellite centers and also refers patients to the dental college for advanced treatments.