DR. S.V. SINGH, OMBUDSPERSON - E-mail ID: ombudsperson@santosh.ac.in

Dental Camp Outreach Activity at Balaji Old Age Home: Enhancing Geriatric Care and Reaching the Unreachable

  • 2024-02-27

In our endeavor to enhance community health initiatives, collaboration and partnership play a pivotal role. By joining forces with organizations like Balaji Old Age Home, we amplify our impact and extend our reach to underserved populations.

This synergy fosters a sense of shared responsibility and collective action, driving sustainable improvements in geriatric care.

Together, we are committed to bridging gaps in access to healthcare, empowering individuals, and building healthier, more resilient communities for generations to come.



  1.  On the designated day, a team of dental professionals including 5 interns, 10 post graduate students and 5 faculty went to set up the camp at Balaji Old Age Home.
  2. Elderly residents underwent comprehensive dental check-ups, including examination of oral hygiene, dental caries, periodontal health, and denture assessment.
  3. Necessary dental treatments such as scaling and primary impressions making were provided on-site.
  4. Oral health education sessions were conducted to impart knowledge about proper brushing techniques, diet, and oral hygiene practices tailored to the elderly population.
  5. Individual counselling sessions were held to address specific dental concerns and provide personalized advice.