Department of Periodontics at S.D.M College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad celebrated Oral Hygiene Day on 1st of August 2019 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. G. B. Shankwalkar, a pioneer of Periodontology in India.
The programme was inaugurated by our beloved Principal, Prof. Dr. Srinath Thakur in the presence of Dr. Anirudh B Acharya, (Head of the Department of Periodontics), Dr. Ramesh Nadiger (Dean, Support Services) Dr.Venkatesh Naikmasur (Dean, Administration). Other faculty members, students and interns were present.
Free basic periodontal treatment was provided to all out-patients on this day with distribution of oral care products.
The Department conducted an oral health awareness programme at SDM Institute of nursing sciences Dharwad, which included a talk by Dr. Pragathi R. Bhat and oral hygiene demonstration by the post graduates.