The Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry mainly deals with prevention, health promotion & comprehensive treatment.The special features in this department include various health education charts & models to educate the general public & bring about a sense of awareness among them.
The department is also involved in counseling and motivation. Various aspects of prevention of dental diseases are taught to the public.
The students record dental indices of the patients to assess their oral hygiene status and perform preventive procedures like Fluoride Applications, Atraumatic Restorations and Pit and Fissure Aealant Application.
The department conducts dental treatment, checkup and health education camps in nearby rural areas and renders comprehensive treatment for the poor & needy.
The department has its own dental van and all the necessary equipment for carrying out the necessary procedures.