On the occasion of ‘World Health Day 2019’, a one day ‘Free Dental Health Check-Up Camp’ was organized by DJJS Chakan branch in Maharashtra on 14th of April 2019 at Chakan Ashram, Deshmukh Ali, Pune district in Maharashtra to cater the dental health needs of people residing in the nearby communities.
The camp started with a welcome note by DJJS’s preacher Swami Anishanand Ji. With the introduction of medical team of Doctors, he informed the gathering about the various spiritual and social projects of the DJJS. A team of veteran dentist Dr. Rahul Raje, Dr. Amruta Wadekar, Dr.Yogeshwari Kahakar, Dr. Raosaheb Awati and Para- medical staff carried out a comprehensive dental checkup of the registered patients. They provided awareness, consultation, treatment & diagnosis to each patient for their present dental condition and those identified with acute dental problems were referred to hospitals for further investigation & needful treatment like RCT, Extractions, Periodontal Flap Surgeries, etc. Prescribed medicines were given free of cost to patients. In total 70 patients (comprising of 30 men, 25 women & 15 children) reaped health benefits with from this dental camp.
The patients were also educated about oral hygiene and common dental ailments, especially about tooth decay & gum diseases with preventive measures to be taken. There was excellent response to medical camp as patients felt satisfied with the available treatment facilities. The camp was successful in term of management and services as well.