Dental Public Health

The course consisting of lectures, tutorials and fieldtrips will be given during the third and fourth years. Syllabus: Dental public health principles, basic elements of administration of dental services including planning, operation, evaluation and quality services. Community dental programmes for specific purposes, dental services to children, community dental health education. The role of dental practitioners in public health programmes.

Field trips are made to study a child health centre, dental auxiliaries training centre, mobile dental service projects and waterworks fluoridation plants.