JAMMU, May 4: To aware students and faculty members about good dental and oral hygiene during pandemic, a webinar on ‘Oral Dental Care during COVID-19’ was organized by Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura.
Dr. Swati Jhamb, Senior Faculty, Dr. HSJ Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Punjab University, Chandigarh interacted with faculty members and students of Engineering, Law, Management, Nursing, Pharmacy, B. Ed and Agriculture.
Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the webinar.
Dr. Swati while interacting with students said good dental or oral care is important to maintain healthy teeth, gums and tongue.
“Oral problems including bad breath, dry mouth, canker or cold sores, tooth decay are all treatable with proper diagnosis and care,” she said.
Swati further said that many bacteria inside our mouth build plaque which causes tooth decay and gingivitis and can lead to gum diseases.
“For a healthy smile, brushing after meals, using antimicrobial mouthwash and flossing at least once per day helps us to keep our teeth healthy,” she maintained.
Answering the queries by students she said healthy diet that minimizes sugary and starchy foods also helps to keep bad bacterial under control.