Institute of Dental Sciences


Department of PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY


The department of public health dentistry of institute of dental sciences, Bhubaneswar is committed to bridging the gap between the disadvantaged and underprivileged sectors of the community and their access to state-of-the-art dental facilities. The department trains the undergraduate and postgraduate students in assessing the dental needs of the population and delivering dental care through efficient outreach programs. The department has a fully functional comprehensive dental clinic, catering to all the basic dental treatment needs, under one roof and also a well-equipped mobile dental unit to render dental care to the deprived rural and semi-urban communities.

The outreach dental programmes are well established through the setup of rural and urban health centers and adopted schools and villages, which provide an excellent opportunity for the community to benefit and also making the students proficient in rendering dental care through community efforts.

The department also has a museum and counseling room equipped with audiovisual aids and other educative materials for patient health education and motivation, particularly focusing on tobacco counseling. The set-up emphasizes on research undertakings that target social and community dental issues, on the path to enhancing the dental health of the general population.


Profiles of faculty members in Department of Public Health Dentistry


Prof (Dr) Ramesh N
Professor & HOD
MDS

Dr Swati Patnaik
Lecturer
MDS

Dr Sudipto Sahu
Tutor
BDS

Dr Nikita Sahoo
Tutor
BDS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Prof (Dr) Dharmashree S
Professor
MDS

Dr Antima Saxena
Lecturer
MDS

Dr Karishma Ranja Rathor
Tutor
BDS

Dr Moneesha Mohapatra
Tutor
BDS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dr. CH Bhanu Rekha
Reader
MDS

Dr Sourav Ch. Bidyasagar Bal
Lecturer
MDS

Dr Sashikant Sethy
Tutor
BDS