HIMALAYAN DENTAL PROJECT

HIMALAYAN DENTAL PROJECT

A Team of 4 faculties from IGIDS (Dr. Vikneshan, Dr. Prathima, Dr. Ramu and Dr. Kishore) volunteered for the Himalayan Dental Project at Leh, Ladakh from 29thJune to 19thJuly 2017. This is the 3rd consecutive year a team from IGIDS is volunteering for the project. The team worked at Lamdon Dental Clinic to provide incremental dental care for Lamdon group of schools run by Tibet Dynasty.

The salient features of project are

  • On regular basis everyday 20-25 Lamdon school children were screened and provided with Dental treatment
  • Camp is conducted at various places at Ladakh like Thiksay Government School, Thiksay and Lamdon School in Shakthi. Oral health education was provided. About 800 patients were screened.
  • The screened patients came to Lamdon clinic at Sundays and multiple dental treatments were provided.
  • Screened and educated the students of Lamdon School.
  • of school children & teachers covered in this project is 1000 and they were provided comprehensive oral health care at Lamdon dental clinic.