The department of Community Dentistry, Ziauddin College of Dentistry has visited The Valiasr Comprehensive School, on 31st March 2022 under the supervision of Dr.Sidra Mohiuddin, HOD & Associate Professor along with her team comprising Dr.Abeeha Batool Zaidi (senior lecturer), Dr.Khizra Rehman, Dr.Yousra Altaf (lectures) and second-year BDS students as a part of their undergraduate community outreach activity.
The objective of the community outreach was oral health promotion and education via teaching and demonstrating tooth brushing skills as well as highlighting the risk factors and outcomes of common oral problems, emphasizing the preventive strategies. All undergraduate students participated in disseminating oral health education among school children. Students were trained during their community practicals hours.
The outreach activity collaborated with Colgate Palmolive, Colgate team had shown a tooth brushing video to the primary school children and distributed toothbrush and toothpaste goodie packs at end of the activity to all the school children.