Oral hygiene week observed
ALIGARH December 2: Marking the "Oral Hygiene Week", the Department of Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry, Dr Z A Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University organized a free dental check up camp for school children. More than 1000 children from different schools, including the Government Primary School, Dhorra Mafi, Abdullah Girls School and Green Crescent Public School were examined and were disseminated knowledge for proper brushing technique, importance of healthy food and the ways to prevent dental decay. They were also educated regarding the importance of six-monthly visits to a dentist.
Prof M K Jindal, Chairman of the department and Dr Saima Yunus Khan (Convener) supervised the dental health awareness programme which also included a painting competition for the children.
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Aligarh Muslim University
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