NOHPN organises dental health camps in Kohima, Longleng
Countrywide Oral Wellness Programme Nagaland (NOHPN) organised a absolutely free dental health and fitness camp on the theme “oral health for healthy life” at Kidima Village Council corridor on Friday.
Speaking on the topic, director, dental Overall health & Family members Welfare (H&FW), Dr. Theyiephrezo Khimiao stated oral wellbeing intended keeping one’s mouth clear and healthy and that excellent oral hygiene was essential for avoidance of dental troubles.
Dr. Khimiao stressed on preventive aspects and urged upon the folks to make use of the services brought to them.
In the meantime, in a short speech, Kidima chairman, Zakito Thol acknowledged the wellness officers for their initiative.
The programme was chaired by dental surgeon, CHC Viswema, Dr Savi Naleo, invocation by Pastor, Tepewhekho Thokhwe and vote of thanks was proposed by district oral overall health officer, Dr. Arenla Walling.
Altogether, 164 patients had been screened in the totally free oral camp with 35 normal sufferers, 47 underneath extraction, 64 below restoration (long lasting and momentary) alongside with 30 other beneficiaries.
A group of 9 medical practitioners have been at the camp together with a social employee, Achila Walling who sensitised the people on the ill effects of tobacco and spoke on nicotine substitute therapy.
Longleng: NOHPN organised a dental health camp on June 23, at Primary Wellness Centre (PHC), Bura Namsang, Longleng district.
In a press release, district media officer, K Mongsen Phom informed that in his keynote tackle, District Healthcare facility Longleng, dental expert, Dr. Bongau Phom highlighted the relevance of oral hygiene and how retaining oral cleanliness by brushing two times every day and getting care of the tooth could prevent oral problems’ these as tooth decay, gingivitis, negative breath, periodontal ailments etcetera.
He emphasised on the unsafe outcomes of tobacco and how it will cause precancerous and cancerous conditions of the oral cavity.
Even further, Dr. Phom encouraged the general public to quit chewing tobacco and cigarette smoking in buy to dwell a prolonged and healthy lifetime.
The dental health camp was carried out by Dr. Lemshikala and Dr. Bongau Phom.
Before, welcome speech was delivered by health care PHC Bura Namsang, Dr. Mongmei although the programme was inaugurated by prayer from Bura Namsang Baptist Church pastor, Hamchong.
Altogether, 74 sufferers availed the dental health and fitness providers.