Lahore: A free dental camp was recently setup by Community and Preventive dentistry department, Akhter Saeed Medical & Dental College, Bahria Town. The activities were carried out under the supervision of Dr Rabia Asad, Head of Community and Preventive Dentistry department. The camps were organized at Mian Mahmood Fazal Memorial Hospital, Trust hospital of Orient Group of Companies, Raiwind Road.
The dental team members included Dr Sohail Yasin, Dr Ahmed Chaudary, Dr Amina Rasheed, Dr Nabeel Asghar, Dr Rabiya Chaudary and Dr Sana. The primary objective was to provide screening and emergency treatments and to educate laymen regarding dental diseases, proper brushing technique and importance of oral hygiene.
All patients were warmly welcomed by the dental surgeons where they first underwent the screening process and later on were referred to the mobile dental unit for emergency treatments. Screening process was quite interactive as doctors were educating them with basic knowledge of oral hygiene, brushing techniques and harmful effects of betel nut, tobacco and sweets.
The visit ended with lunch and group picture.