National Oral Health Programme

Centre for Dental Education and Research

National Centre of Excellence for Implementation of National Oral Health Programme
WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Promotion

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

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Public lecture and Panel Discussion on Dental Health:32 Facts Myths, and more

21 Mar 2017

A  Public lecture and Panel discussion was held at JLN auditorium,AIIMS Delhi as a part of the celebrations for World Oral Health Day on 21 March 2017.

The event was formally inaugurated by the officiating Director,AIIMS New Delhi-Prof. Balram Airan.

Prof. OP Kharbanda,Chief,CDER AIIMS Delhi was the speaker for the Public Lecture.The panelists included senior faculty and staff from Department of Endocrinology,Gyanaecology,Cardiology and Dentistry who also addresses queries from the audience pertaining to the systemic co-relation of Oral Health, various Oral health related issues and myths and various treatment options for queries posed to them.

Posters on Oral Health were up for display in the gallery. Correct brushing technique, an animation depicting correct amount of toothpaste to be used and the TV commercial developed under NOHP displayed on LED screens amassed the interest of the audience  .A brushing booth was also present in the gallery area where doctors from CDER gave live demostrations to the audience on correct brushing practices.Over 500 people attended the event.