JAMMU, Apr 18: A one-day Dental Education Programme titled “ABC…The Trending…. & Dental Practice” was conducted today in Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS), Sehora, Jammu, by Department of Periodontics.
Dr Saurabh Gupta, Head of Department, Periodontics, was the organizing secretary for this event which was also coordinated by Dr Jasjit Kaur Sahota, Dr Prashant Singh, Dr Malvika Singh, Dr Bangeet Kaur and Dr Kirandeep Kour.
The event was attended by Dr Harvinder Singh, Principal, IDS, Dr Sarbjeet Singh, Vice Principal, IDS and about 160 delegates which included dental and medical faculty from IDS, interns, as well as dentists from Jammu, Srinagar, Chandigarh, etc.
The guest speakers were Dr Anisha Maria, Head of Department, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Bhabha College of Dental Sciences, Bhopal and Dr Rahul Maria, Head of Department, Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Bhabha College of Dental Sciences, Bhopal.
The programme intended to help young dental graduates as well as practicing dentists by providing them with a platform to update their knowledge and clinical skills in dental practice.
Dr Anisha Maria elaborated upon the significance of “asepsis and sterilization” in dental practice while providing quality dental care to patients. She also carried out a lecture session on “facial esthetics”, which briefly dealt with various new trends to improve facial appearance alongside dental esthetics.
Dr Rahul Maria delivered a lecture on how to establish a link between basic Endodontic principles and daily clinical practice in order to provide root canal treatment in a simple yet effective manner. He also carried out a live demonstration on various steps of root canal treatment.
Dr Ritesh Gupta, Registrar, J&K State Dental Council, and representatives from J&K State Dental Council, Dr Bhupinder Singh and Dr Ayush Sharma were also present to guide delegates regarding online registration and renewal and stressed upon the importance of registration of all dentists.
Sumeet Gandotra, representative of Colgate Palmolive Private Limited, was also present and displayed the various oral hygiene products to the delegates.