Oral Hygiene Day was celebrated in Subharti Dental College & Hospital, Meerut to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. G.B. Shankwalkar, the founder of Indian Society of Periodontology.
Dr. NK Ahuja, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University and Dr. Nikhil Srivastava, Principal, Subharti Dental College inaugurated the ceremony and announced that all patient registrations and check up will be done free of cost.
On this occasion, a lecture of patient motivation to improve the oral hygiene was given to patients by Dr. Ritika Arora Kapoor, Chief Coordinator and samples of mouthwashes/ toothpastes were also distributed free of cost.
Programmes were organized for the public, students and the dental professionals. For the public, village camp, rural school camp, nukkad natak, interactive session and brushing demonstration were organized. Several competitions were also organized for the students like Quiz, Debate and poster designing. The winners were felicitated during the valedictory function. Two guest lectures were also conducted for the students and faculty of the dental college.
A total of 200+ patients were benefited.
The event was sponsored by Osco Laboratories.


Dr. Ritika addressing the patients and students.

Sample distribution at the Oral Hygiene Day celebrations.

Organizing team of Oral Hygiene Day celebrations

Dr. NK Ahuja, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Addressing the audience.

Dr. Nikhil Srivastava, Principal and Dean, Subharti Dental College and Hospital addressing the audience and telling them the importance of good oral hygiene.