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A Dental Screening and Awareness Camp was conducted by Army College of Dental Sciences from
Department of Public health dentistry, at Community Hall, Dr N.T. R Nagar, Mallapur in association with Lions Club Thirumalnagar & Hyderabad Banjara Pearls. The camp was organized at 10 am on Sunday, September 19th, 2021.
A team of doctors which included Dr .V. Prathima, Head of Department, Dr Mrunalini Koneru, Lecturer,Dr Pooja Chauhan, lecturer, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Dr Harsh Jha, Postgraduate resident, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental hygienist, Mrs Lalitha along with interns screened the patients.
About 75patients were screened. All patients over 30 years of age were screened for retained mandibular third molars & associated sequelae . Of these 33 patients
underwent free Glucose Random Blood Sugar estimation to check their diabetic status. Higher investigations like Glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) & dental radiography (Orthopantomogram ) were advised to patients whenrequired .