The Department of Public Health Dentistry is dedicated to train undergraduatestudents so that they can work within interdisciplinary teams investigating therisk factors for oral disease, their relation to systemic disease, and on theuse of oral epidemiological methods to study health outcomes of dental servicesand oral health policy. Students attend dental camps and perform initialscreening examinations.
The department has a very high output of research and publicationsas compared to other institutions. The research activity has a wide focus whereepidemiological studies, behavioural sciences research as well as clinicaltrials are carried out in equal measure
In terms of patient care, it has an extensive outreach program where dentalcare is delivered to surrounding areas.
· Clinical training
· Oral Health Promotion
· Extensive outreachprogram
· Multidisciplinaryresearch activities.
· Mobile dental clinic.
· Urban dental healthcentre for clinical training.