Department of Public Health Dentistry of KVG Dental College and Hospital was established in the year 2006. Situated on the fourth floor of the dental college, it comprises of an undergraduate clinic, postgraduate clinic and an oral health museum. The Post graduation course was initiated in the year of 2014.
The department is headed by Dr. Nusrath Fareed and the faculty is formed by a Professor, two Readers and two Senior lecturers along with the assistance of three Public relation officers.
On an average of 5530 patients are treated in the department alone every year. The department also conducts camps to cater dental services to people in remote areas. In the past five years the department has conducted 290 camps and treated over 32,600 patients. Last year 90 camps were conducted and over 11,200 patients were benefitted by it.
Several nodal centers have been adopted by the department in and around the Sullia Taluq where the treatment is made available to the population. In the year of 2014 the department adopted schools, namely Jyothi high school, Peraje, K.V.G. high school, Kollamogra and Hanumagiri educational institute, Ishwaramangala, where the schoolchildren are screened and provided with preventive, promotive and curative dental care. Along with this we conduct Health Awareness programs in Anganwadis in collaboration with Rotary Club and NSS.
The PG intake is 2 students per year and as of now there are five post graduate students in the department.
Our department is equipped with state of art facilities for preventive procedures and patient counselling.
Separate postgraduate and undergraduate clinics
General examination Room
Seminar Room with latest projector
Department library and computer room with internet facilities
Mobile Dental Clinic
A SEPARATE IMPLANT CLINIC having exclusive electronic Dental chair, Physio dispenser, X-Ray with RVG and Stereomicroscope unit caters to the need of the patient.
Achievements & Awards
Pragathi - Best paper for “probiotic potential of lactobacillus extracted from homemade curds upon cariogenic organism “ at the iaphd national conference held at divyajyothi dental college, modinagar , november 2018
Dr. Varsha secured VII rank in Part II MDS RGUHS University Exam in the year 2020
Dr. Asmin P K secured II rank in Part II MDS RGUHS University Exam in the year 2021
Dr. BharathSekharNayanar secured X rank in Part II MDS RGUHS University Exam in the year 2021
Dr. Christa Jose secured VII rank in Part I MDS RGUHS University Exam in the year 2021
Dr. Akash Medappa B K secured VII rank in Part I MDS RGUHS University Exam in the year 2021
Dr. Asmin P K Secured distinction (75.3%) in the university MDS examination conducted by RGUHS
Dr. Christa Jose Secured the best theme based poster award for her poster presented during the IAPHD national conference
Dr. Christa Jose Secured distinction (84%) in the exam conducted by ICMR on Research Methodology
Dr. Akash Medappa B K Secured distinction (89%) in the exam conducted by ICMR on Research Methodology