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Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry

Preventive and Community Dentistry forms the basis of oral health care services and holds the key for developing an awareness in the society. The subject deals with the prevention and control of oral diseases and betterment of oral health. It is also concerned with the oral health education of the masses. The subject promotes on-going research works to cut down rate of oral diseases in the community and for individual also.

In this institution, this department apart from teaching and research activities deliver oral health awareness programmes in and around Kolkata. School dental awareness programmes are also conducted by the institution. Department is having a mobile Dental unit to reach and deliver oral health care to the people, unreached.

In the last three years the department has organised more than hundred dental checkup campus treating over one lakhs patients, with focus an economical power sections, and young school children.