Public Health Dentistry

The Department of Public health dentistry works to improve the health of the people in the nearby areas by preventing illness, promoting good oral health and protecting people from oral health problems. It aims to provide leadership and excellence in the field of oral health promotion and dental public health. The department undertakes a plethora of outreach activities to benefit the population through screening and treatment camps, oral health awareness camps, street plays, and distribution of oral hygiene kits. The Department ensures strengthening of interaction with the community and support of community oriented programs.

FACULTY

  • Dr. MOHIT DADU (Reader)
  • Dr. JYOTI SINGH (Senior Lecturer)
  • Dr. VIBHOR KUKRETI (Tutor)

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

DEPARTMENT ACHIEVEMENTS

Public Health Dentistry is the science and art of preventing and controlling dental diseases and promoting dental health through organized community efforts. It is that form of dental practice that serves the community/country as a whole rather than an individual.

Department of Public Health Dentistry is responsible for promoting oral health among communities through oral health education programmes and outreach programmes in various Villages, Schools, Institutes and Industries.

  • The department successfully organizes NO Tobacco Day, Oral Health Day, Oral Hygiene Day, Women’s Day, National Public Health Dentistry Day, National Dentist’s Day, Children’s day, World’s Health Day, Oral Health month etc. celebrations in the dental college and hospital and nearby villages and schools every year wherein general public (children, adult and old age people) gets educated on the harmful effects of tobacco, benefits of cleaning teeth every day, awareness towards oral health and suggesting ways to stop tobacco intake, methods of tooth brushing and how to maintain good oral health.

  • Department also participates in public awareness programmes organized by government of Uttarakhand.

  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Abhiyan

  • Screening and Treatment Programmes organized by Khel Mandal Doiwala

  • Currently, two satellite dental clinics are functional under this department.

  • Also, two villages are adopted under this department for providing oral health care to the rural population of the villages.

  • Regular school oral health programmes are being conducted in the two schools adopted by the institute.

Department conducts more than 100 camps every year.

List of places where outreach programmes are conducted:-

  1. Nunnawala Gurudwara, Mazri Grant

  2. Teliwala Village, Doiwala

  3. Jyoti Special School, Rishikesh

  4. Lambardar Point, Ranipokhari

  5. Maharishi Vidyamandir, Dehradun

  6. Rajiv Nagar, Doiwala

  7. Rajkiya Prathmik Vidhyalya, Khatta, Doiwala

  8. Gram Panchayat, Doiwala

  9. Police Station, Doiwala

  10. Taxi Stand – Airport, Jolly Grant

  11. Rajkiya Prathmik Vidhyalya, Lalthappar, Doiwala

  12. Police Station, Harrawala

  13. Mochiko Pvt Ltd, Lalthappar

  14. Upper Jolly Village

  15. Khadri Khadak Maaf Village, Rishikesh

  16. Fabsol Company, Lalthappar

  17. Santmat Ashram, Chak Jogiwala

  18. Junior High School, Kanaharwala

  19. GMPS Kandoli, Sahastradhara Road, Dehradun

  20. Kuawala Village, Dehradun

  21. National Primary School, Bhaniawala

  22. Keshavpuri School, Doiwala

  23. Eureka Forbes Ltd Company, Lalthappar

  24. Girls School, Chak Jogiwala

  25. Kudkhawala Village, Doiwala

  26. Sapera Basti, Mazri, Doiwala

  27. Kudkhawala Masjid, Doiwala

  28. Lower Kudkhawala, Doiwala

  29. Madarsa, Doiwala

  30. Lacchiwala Village

  31. Keshavpuri Basti, Doiwala

  32. Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara, Rishikesh

  33. Sri Vaishno Mata Mandir, Dhamawala, Dehradun

  34. Sunshine Public School, Rishikesh with collaboration of Panthi Foundation

  35. Dandi Panchayat Ghar, Rishikesh

  36. Modern School, Dudhli Road, Doiwala

  37.  Salandh Khal Village, Bhogpur

  38. Rajkiya Prathmik Vidhyalya, Fatehpur Dhanda, Mazri

  39. Nijanand Ashram, Prem Nagar Bazar, Doiwala

  40. Maa Anandmayee Memorial School, Raiwala

  41. Sr. Secondary School, Mazri Grant

  42. Himalayan Public School, Mazri Grant

  43. Holy Angel Sr. Secondary School, Mazri Grant

  44. Takshila School, BHEL, Haridwar

  45. Shiv Mandir, Kudkhawala

  46.  Kheda Mandir, Mazri Grant

  47. Gurudwara Shahidan Singha, Nunnawala

  48. Dudhli Village, Doiwala

  49. Rajkiya Intercollege, Raiwala

  50. Chiddarwala Village

  51. Village Kheri, Doiwala

  52. Bichali, Jolly Grant

  53. Miyawala Panchayat Bhawan

  54. Panchayat Bhawan, Ranipokhari

  55. Balawala Village, Dehradun

  56. Thano Village, Raipur, Bhaniawala

  57. Charle’s Wain Academy, BheeshanGarh, Bhogpur, Dehradun

  58. Ghamandpur Village, Doiwala

  59. Sugar Mill, Doiwala

  60. Amar Jyoti Bal Vikas Sansthan, Resham Mazri

  61. Indra Rashtriya Bal Vikas Junior High School, Khand Gaon, Raiwala

  62. Sangam Children’s Academy, Bhaniawala

  63. Shell Boys Junior High School, Harrawala

  64. The Doon Grammer School, Dehradun

  65. Sophia Public School, Harrawala

  66. Gram Panchayat, Rainapur Grant, Bhaniawala

  67. Niamwala Village, Doiwala

  68. Chabrawala Village, Doiwala

  69. Bulandawala Village, Doiwala

  70. Bullawala Village Ward No. 2, Markham Grant

  71. Jwalapur, Haridwar

  72. Doon Scholar’s School, Mazri Grant, Dehradun

  73. Daishwala Village, Doiwala

  74. Doon Bright Land School, Bhaniawala

  75. Vikaskhand, Lacchiwala

  76. Canterbury Bells School, Dudhli

  77. Gram Panchayat, Dharkot, Raipur, Dehradun

  78. Gram Sabah, Haripur Kala, Shyampur Panchayat

  79. Shyampur Village, Rishikesh

  80. Adarsh Navchetna Sansthan, Ambuwala, Haridwar

  81. Village Itharna, Dehradun

  82. Poorva Madhyamik Vidhyalya, Lalthappar

  83. Village Itharna -2, Doiwala

  84. Rajkiya Prathmik Vidhyalya, Fanduwala, Dehradun

  85. Arya Samaj Mandir, Nehrugram, Dehradun

  86. Rajkiya Prathmik Vidhyalaya, Barkot

  87. Chandmari Village, Bullawala, Doiwala

  88. Gram Panchayat, Simlas Grant, Doiwala

  89. Nathuvawala Village, Doiwala

  90. Gram Panchayat, Ram Nagar Danda, Raipur, Dehradun

  91. Gram Panchayat, Badasi Grant

 

In-charge of the Department

 

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Dr. Mohit Dadu

BDS, MDS

Reader

Dr. Mohit Dadu, Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Uttaranchal Dental and Medical Research Institute, completed his graduation from Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Agra in the year 2009 and post-graduation from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut in the year 2013. He has several National and International publications to his credit and is co-author of the book titled “Role of Physical Anthropology in Dental Public Health”. He is life member of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry and EC member for Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry – U.P. Chapter. He is actively involved in various community outreach programmes in nearby schools, villages and industries. He attended several conferences/ workshops/ CDE programme at state, national & international level and contributed as the member of organizing committee in conventions and conferences. He Have a sound knowledge of biostatistics and helped several MDS, MD and DNB students by performing statistics in their thesis work and research projects.

FACULTY ACHIEVEMENTS

Dr. MOHIT DADU –

  • Co -Author of book titled “Role of Physical Anthropology in Dental Public Health” by Lambert Publishing Ltd.

  • Attended several conferences/ workshops/ CDE programme at state, national & international level.

  • Chaired Scientific Session during the 23rd IAPHD National Conference held at D J College of Dental Science and Research, Modinagar, Ghaziabad in 30th Nov – 2nd Dec 2018.

  • EC member for Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry – U.P. Chapter since 2016.

  • Contributed as the member of Organizing Committee in National PG Convention – 2016 (IAOMR) at The Leela Ambience Hotel, New Delhi.

  • Contributed as the member of Organizing Committee in 8th National PG Convention – 2014, (IAPHD) at I.T.S Dental College, Hospital & Research Centre, Greater Noida, U.P.

  • Contributed as the member of Organizing Committee in Indian Dental Student Conference – 2013, at I.T.S – Centre for Dental Studies & Research, Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, U.P.

  • Contributed in 15th Indian Prosthodontic Society National PG Convention – 2013, at I.T.S – Centre for Dental Studies & Research, Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, U.P.

  • Helped several MDS, MD and DNB students by performing statistics in their thesis work and research projects.

FACULTY PUBLICATIONS

Dr. MOHIT DADU

  1. Gupta S, Gupta V, Misra A, Misra D, Dadu M. Awareness of few highly contagious diseases encountered in the dental Set-up: A cross-sectional study. Indian J Stomatol 2018; 9(1): 1-6.

  2. Thakral R, Singh J, Dadu M, Rekhi A, Gupta N. Impact of “Selfie – Video recording while brushing” on oral hygiene improvement: A clinical trial. Br J Bio Med Res 2018; 2(4): 409-19.

  3. Bhagat S, Gupta V, Tyagi N, Sharma E, Gupta S, Dadu M. Berry’s Index: Adjuvant to bite marks. J Forensic Dent Sci 2018; 10 (1): 45-9.

  4. Gupta S, Gupta V, Tyagi N, Ettishree, Bhagat S, Dadu M, Anthwal N, Ashraf T.  Index/Ring Finger Ratio, Hand and Foot Index: Gender Estimation Tools. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2017: 11(6): ZC73-ZC77.

  5. Misra A, Misra D, Rai S, Dadu M, Khatri M, Mallick P. Crime Solvers: A Correlative Study Amongst 500 Individuals. MAMC J Med Sci 2017; 3(2): 79-86.

  6. Ettishree, Gupta V, Tyagi N, Gupta S, Bhagat S, Dadu M, Chhibber N, Lakhnotra D. Dermatoglyphics: Hidden Evidence. Indian J Stomatol 2017; 8(1): 1-5.

  7. Arora D, Marya C, Oberoi SS, Menon I, Dadu M. Dental caries experience among patients attending a private dental institute: A retrospective study. International Journal of Current Medical And Pharmaceutical Research 2016; 2(8): 566-9.

  8. Singh J, Menon I, Singh A, Dadu M, Latiyan D. Relationship of dental fear with oral health behaviour among 12 and 15 years old school children of Muradnagar. J Dent Specialities 2016; 4(2): 119-23.

  9. Misra A, Rai S, Gupta V, Gupta S, Misra D, Dadu M. A cross-sectional study to determine the anxiety levels caused by dental treatment. Indian J Stomatol 2016; 7(1):9-14.

  10. Kote S, Dadu M, Sowmya AR, Aruna DS, Arora D. Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviour for Choosing Oral Hygiene Aids among students of Management Institutes, Ghaziabad, India. West Indian Med J 2013; 62 (8): 758-63.

  11. Dadu M, Datta P, Arora D, Shokeen S. Computer Based Review on Research and Development of Forensic Odontology. IJFO 2013; 6(1): 25-30.

  12. Arora D, Aruna DS, Menon I, Dadu M, Dixit A, Sharma A. Cross Sectional Survey on Knowledge and Attitude towards Identifying and Reporting Of Suspicious Activities among Patients Attending Private Dental College in Muradnagar, Ghaziabad. IJFO 2013; 6(1): 5-12.

  13. Dadu M, Aruna DS, Arora D, Arora R. Evolution of Dental Informatics: A Cornerstone of Dental Practice. IJDE 2013; 6(1): 33-9.

  14. Kote S, Aruna DS, Singh A, Dadu M, Arora D. Predictors of Oral Hygiene Behavior And Expected Social Outcomes In Patients Attending Private Dental Institution In Muradnagar, Ghaziabad. Journal of Dental Specialities 2013; 1(1): 10-6.

  15. Basavaraj P, Khuller N, Dadu M, Khuller RI. Dental Erosion, Dental Caries Experience and Periodontal status among Battery Factory Workers of Ghaziabad. J IndAssoc Pub Health Dent 2011; 18(SII): 827-31.

  16. Basavaraj P, Khuller N, Kumar P, Dadu M. Dental Caries Experience, Periodontal status and wear of Tooth among Adult Patients at De-addiction Centers of Ghaziabad District. J IndAssoc Pub Health Dent 2011; 17(1): 51-6.

  17. Basavaraj P, Khuller N, Dadu M, Kumar P. Dental Caries Experience and Periodontal status of Police personnel in Ghaziabad City. J IndAssoc Pub Health Dent 2011; 17(1): 44-50.

  18. Co -Author of book titled “Role of Physical Anthropology in Dental Public Health” by Lambert Publishing Ltd.

 

Dr. JYOTI SINGH

  1. Thakral R, Singh J, Dadu M, Rekhi A, Gupta N. Impact of “Selfie – Video recording while brushing” on oral hygiene improvement: A clinical trial. Br J Bio Med Res 2018; 2(4): 409-19.

  2. Rai A, Singh A, Menon I, Singh J, Rai V, Aswal GS. Molar Incisor hypomineralistaion: Prevalence and risk factors among 7 – 9 years old school children in Muradnagar, Ghaziabad. The Open Dent J 2018; 12: 714-22.

  3. Latiyan D, Menon I, Singh A, Singh RP, Sharma A, Singh J. Assessment of Dental caries risk profile among 12 years old school children of Muradnagar by Cariogram. International Journal of Scientific Research 2017; 6(3): 359-60.

  4. Singh J, Menon I, Singh A, Dadu M, Latiyan D. Relationship of dental fear with oral health behavior among 12 and 15 years old school children of Muradnagar. Journal of Dental Specialities 2016; 4(2): 119-23.

  5. BOOK ACCEPTED. Assessment of Cariogenicity of Indian food. Lambart Academic Publishing, Germany.