On occasion of prosthodontist day ( 22 January), dept of prosthodontics, PCDS Bhopal, organised a event which had essay competition (Junior and senior category) on topic “God creates….We recreate”, Quiz/Dumb Charades competition for 1st to internship students. The winner of the essay compettitom was Ms Simran Chhabra ( Intern Batch). The quiz competition was won by First B.D.S Batch with the team compririsng of Shriya Mitna,Supriya Singh and Mehar Shrivastava. Screening of speciality promotional video issued by Indian Prosthodontics Society in college auditorium which was attended by entire staff, and students. Dr.BenaifferAgrawal, HOD addressed the students regarding the importance of world Prosthodontic day and discussed about various treatment modalities included in speciality. Dr.Shaji Thomas , Dean, were the chief guest of the function and congratulated for the successful completion of the event. The event was followed by high tea.
On the occasion of World Geriatric Day, which is observed on 1st October, an oral hygiene awareness and dental checkup camp was organized by Prosthodontic department of Peoples College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, Bhopal under the banner of Indian Prosthodontic society, Bhopal branch at Sewa Bharti- Anand Dham.
In this camp, a total of 27 patients were examined. A talk on oral hygiene awareness and geriatric nutrition was conducted for geriatric patients followed by fruits distribution.
Members from the department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery attended the 7th annual meeting of the Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India ( AOMSI MPCON 217) at Indore. Dr Shaji Thomas was part of the scientific deliberations for the conference. Dr Darpan Bhargava presented his work on temporomandibular joint prolotherapy as a delegate paper.
Post graduate students from the department presented scientific papers. Dr Preeti gurjar was awarded third best research paper for her presentation on utilising platelet rich fibrin as drug delivery system. Dr Pratiksha Pawar bagged the second best research paper award for endorsing the utility of single barrel double lumen needles for temporomandibular joint arthrocentesis. Dr Sudeep Shrivastava’s work on developing iPRF was well appreciated by the scientific jury.
Dr Darpan Bhargava was elected as joint secretary for the AOMSI MP state chapter for the next office term of the association.
An AHA Certificate training workshop was organized on 24th – 26th July 2017 in People’s College of Dental Sciences, Bhopal by Indian Institute of Emergency Medical Services for “Basic life Support “ and “Advanced cardiac life Support”. It was an instructor led course with ample use of videos, team activities and hands on CPR practice using manikins and AED trainers. Participants were trained to promptly recognize several life threatening emergencies and manage them along with immediate post cardiac arrest care also. There was a mega code test and a written exam at the end for the AHA Programme Certificate. There was participation from PCDS & RC, PDA, AIIMS, Various Schools and NGOs