NOHPN organises dental health camps in Kohima, Longleng


National Oral Health Programme Nagaland (NOHPN) organised a totally free dental wellness camp on the concept “oral health for wholesome life” at Kidima Village Council corridor on Friday.
Speaking on the concept, director, dental Health & Family members Welfare (H&FW), Dr. Theyiephrezo Khimiao reported oral overall health meant retaining one’s mouth clean up and healthy and that excellent oral hygiene was vital for prevention of dental troubles.
Dr. Khimiao pressured on preventive elements and urged on the folks to make use of the companies introduced to them.
Meanwhile, in a small speech, Kidima chairman, Zakito Thol acknowledged the overall health officers for their initiative.
The programme was chaired by dental surgeon, CHC Viswema, Dr Savi Naleo, invocation by Pastor, Tepewhekho Thokhwe and vote of many thanks was proposed by district oral health officer, Dr. Arenla Walling.
Entirely, 164 clients were screened in the no cost oral camp with 35 standard patients, 47 under extraction, 64 below restoration (everlasting and temporary) along with 30 other beneficiaries.
A group of 9 medical professionals had been at the camp together with a social employee, Achila Walling who sensitised the men and women on the sick outcomes of tobacco and spoke on nicotine substitute remedy.
Longleng: NOHPN organised a dental wellbeing camp on June 23, at Principal Health Centre (PHC), Bura Namsang, Longleng district.
In a push launch, district media officer, K Mongsen Phom educated that in his keynote tackle, District Hospital Longleng, dental expert, Dr. Bongau Phom highlighted the significance of oral hygiene and how keeping oral hygiene by brushing 2 times each day and taking care of the teeth could reduce oral problems’ these types of as tooth decay, gingivitis, bad breath, periodontal illnesses and so on.
He emphasised on the dangerous outcomes of tobacco and how it will cause precancerous and cancerous disorders of the oral cavity.
More, Dr. Phom encouraged the community to quit chewing tobacco and smoking in purchase to are living a extensive and healthier lifetime.
The dental wellbeing camp was carried out by Dr. Lemshikala and Dr. Bongau Phom.
Previously, welcome speech was sent by healthcare PHC Bura Namsang, Dr. Mongmei though the programme was inaugurated by prayer from Bura Namsang Baptist Church pastor, Hamchong.
Altogether, 74 sufferers availed the dental wellness services.

Dentists attending to the people at the camp on Friday. (NP)


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