Introduction of the Department

Public Health Dentistry is the science and art of preventing and controlling oral diseases. Making oral health an important part of our wellbeing through community efforts is the main objective of Public Health Dentistry. Dental health is most neglected unknowingly, though it is the most important part of human health. Public Health Dentistry strives to spread the importance of oral health care by serving the community with awareness, and educates the public with the benefits of having better dental hygiene.

Goals

  • The goal of the Public Health dentistry is to provide basic & advanced Health promotion to an individual and group of people.
  • Prevention of dental diseases & awareness of Oral hygiene in rural population.
  • To provide Basic treatment in rural areas through state of art mobile dental clinic.
  • The main goal of the Public Health Dentistry is to achieve good oral hygiene & health awareness in public through organized community efforts.

 List of Faculty of the Department

Sr.No

Name

Degree

Designation

Brief Biodata

1.

Dr.Zohra Charania

MDS;Public Health Dentistry

Reader

MDS(PHD) 2011 From Meenakshi ammal dental college under Maher University with total teaching experience of 4 years & 9 months with many national and international publications

2.

Dr.Apurv Soni

MDS;Public Health Dentistry

Senior Lecturer

MDS(PHD)

2015 From Rajasthan dental college under Rajasthan University of health sciences with total teaching experience of 1 year & 3 months with many national and international publications

3.

Dr.Shilpa Bhandari

BDS;Public Health Dentistry

Tutor

BDS 2015 from MUHS Nashik associated with the department as a Tutor since 8 Months.

   4.

Dr.Supriya Ambegaonkar

BDS;Public Health Dentistry

Tutor

BDS 1996 from Amrawati university associated with the department as a Tutor since 10 year & 4 Months.

   5.

Dr.Sachin Kaspate 

 

BDS;Public Health Dentistry

Tutor

BDS 2004 from MUHS Nashik associated with the department as a Tutor since 4years 3 Months.


Interdisciplinary Programs of the Department –
NONE

Projects conducted by UG Students in the Department

LIST OF MODELS IN THE DEPARTMENT:

  1. Deans Fluorosis Index.
  2. Preventive resin restoration.
  3. Calculus Model.
  4. Plaque Index.
  5. Types of Implants.
  6. Food Pyramid
  7. Angle’s classification Of Malocclusion.
  8. Essential Material In ART.
  9. Epidemiological Triad.
  10. Tooth morphology.
  11. Emblems of Dentistry.
  12. Gingival Recession.
  13. Interdental Cleaning Aids.
  14. Tobacco and Oral Health.
  15. Patient Education Model.
  16. Brushing Technique Demonstration Model.

 Ongoing Research Projects in the Department

S.No.

Title of Research

Conducted by

1

Traumatic dental injuries among 12 to 15 year old school going children in Parbhani district.

Dr. Zohara Charania, Dr.Apurv Soni, Anaya Saha

2

Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding oral health of Police Personnel in Parbhani district.

Dr. Zohara Charania, Dr.Apurv Soni, Anaya Saha,Abhimanyu

3

Fluoride ions concentration in saliva and urine after ingestion of sodium fluoride tablet in inmates of dental college.

Dr. Zohara Charania, Dr.Apurv Soni, Yogesh

Awards won by faculty – none

Awards won by Students in the Department – none

CDE’s Workshops organized by the Department - none

 

Papers published in peer reviewed journals by Faculty

A

Dr.Zohra Charania (HOD & Reader)

 

Pursuing Excellence in Dental Public Health by Targetting Pregnant Women Oral Health. JIOH

Prevalence and factors associated with traumatic dental injuries (TDI) to anterior teeth of 11-13 year old school going children of Maduravoyal Chennai. JOHCD 2009

Oral health related quality of life in adult population attending the outpatient department of a hospital in Chennai. JIOH 2010

Proboitics and Oral Health. JIOH 2015

Ayurveda in Dentistry.JIOH 2015

Dental Caries and Oral Hygiene Practices of local Factory Worker in Aligarh. JIOH2015

Oral Health Status and treatment needs of Police Personnel in Mathura City.                                                                 2015

B

Dr. Apurv Soni (Sr. Lecturer)

 

Fluoride ions concentration in saliva and urine after ingestion of sodium fluoride tablet in inmates of dental college.JOAOR 2013

 

Oral Health related  knowledge, attitude and practice among Bus Conductor and Drivers in Jaipur District.IJDMR 2014

Papers or Posters presented by PG Students - none

Books Authored by Faculty in the Department - none

Major Research Grants - none

Students Mentoring Program

S.No.

Staff name

Batch with students name (2013-14 )

1

Dr.Zohra Charania

 

 

1.Chandak Anchal Rajesh

2.Shiradhonkar Akanksha Kamalkant

3.Bahure Dipali Hiralal

4.Bhojane Ashwini Babasaheb

5.Parwate Supriya Khemraj

6.Shendre Dhansayali Gorakhnath

7.Adsule Mayadevi Tukaram

8.Patil Divya Ashokrao

9.Tanpure Pallavi Jagan

10.Rathi Harsha Dinesh

 

 

Batch with students name (2012-13)

2

Dr. Apurv Soni

 

 

1.Syed Umar Abeid Huasin Qutbalam Hussaini

2. Taha Zainab Khwaja Ahmed Nadeem Ansari

3.Talekar Nishigandha Shiavhari

4.Tattu Vivek Dilip

5.Tembhurne Minal Gowardhan

6.Thorat Shital Balraj

7.Varade Rishikesh Shivaji

8.Varma Vidisha Rajendraprasad

9.Waghmare Rahul Pankaj

10.wani Samruddhi Ganesh

 

 

Batch with students name (2014-15 )

3

Dr Shilpa Bhandari

 

 

1.Motghare Sayukta Sanjay

2.Kamble Dhanshree Dilip

3.Mangrulkar Renu Punamchand

4.Murkute Poonam Shivaji

5.Giri Apurva Sanjay

6.Shende Reshma Digambar

7.Gawali Suraj Laxman

8.Yedge Shruti Ravindranath

9.Wase Priyyasha Ravindranath

10.Munde Dipesh Narayan

List of Special & Advanced Equipments - none

Vision & Mission of the Department

Vision -

Preventing and controlling oral health through organized community efforts across the country.

Mission -

We aim to commit the highest quality of dental care to individuals and communities with warmth, care and professional expertise for the benefit of the public.

Special Cases Treated in the Department - none

 

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