Mass Oral Health Awareness Program: “Oral Health Allianz – Miles for Smiles” Miles for Smilesis a unique door to door campaign where dentists reach out to the door steps ofunderserved and underprivileged communities to educate them on their oral health status and give them awareness on oral hygiene, preventable oral diseases and essential facts to motivate them towards better health seeking behaviour…
“There is no power for Change GREATER than a Community discovering what it cares about”- Margaret J Wheatley”
Vishnu Dental Collegewith a spirit of collaboration, reaches out to various Community Influencers: Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA), Self Help Groups (SHGs), Anganwadi Workers, School Teachers, Local institutions like Public Health Centres (PHCs), Government Primary/ High Schools etc., and organizes Educational Programs. Our aim is to build capacity of community influencers thus, create local catalysts of change. The topics we cover include:
- Oral Hygiene practices.
- Common Oral Diseases like Decays, Gum diseases, trauma, potential cancerous conditions etc.
- Care to be taken by Special groups like Expectant Mothers, Infants, Geriatric age groups, medically compromised and hospitalized individuals.
- Prevention is better than Cure.