Dental Public Health

The following services are currently offered under the Dental Public Health Department:

  • Minor Oral Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Conservative & Endodontic
  • Oral Medicine
  • Dental Health Education and Promotion

The department aims to provide good experiences for the people using public health services by making sure that these services are of high quality, appropriate, safe and available when and where needed, and coordinated to meet each individual’s needs. The range of oral health services provided through the Dental Public Health Department at the Institute of Public Health broadly includes dental services to children and adults according to the criteria that target emergency situations, those in most need, dental education and oral health promotional services. These services are delivered in dental clinic based in the Dental Public Health Department. The services provided include general dentistry such as examinations, scaling, dressings, fillings, root canal treatment, extractions and medication. The staff and dental hygienist students of Dental Public Health Department visit schools, colleges, community centres within feeding the area. The department also provides preventive services in its clinic and through outreach programs in rural public community.