A Program on Hypnosis and its applications in dentistry was conducted by the Department of Pediatric and Preventive dentistry on 07/01/21, 09/01/21, 16/01/21, 23/01/21, 30/01/21 and 02/02/21 between 12 to 5pm, for BDS students. The programme was conducted by Dr Uma Devi E, Senior lecturer, Department of Pediatric and Preventive dentistry, Vydehi Institute of Dental sciences and research Centre, who has undergone training in Hypnosis under EKAA Foundation. The program was attended by faculty, IV BDS students with a total of 69 participants. The program generated a positive feedback.
Dr Uma Devi, Sr Lecturer, Department of Paedodontics and Preventive dentistry
A course on “Tobacco Cessation Counselling -A Learned Skill” was held for Third BDS Undergraduate Students on 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th February & 6th, 13th March 2021 from 12 to 5pm in Auditorium by the Department of Public Health Dentistry, Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Centre. Lectures were delivered by Dr. Jagannatha G.V for Module 1, 2 & 3 and Dr. Kiran Kumar. K for 4,5 & 6 Modules. Around 54 participants from VIDS& RC took part in the programme.
Dr Kiran Kumar, Professor, Department of Psychiatrics
The inauguration ceremony was conducted in the Seminar Hall (Lecture Hall I), Ground Floor, Medical College Block . The programme started at 12pm and the session began by prayers, followed by welcoming the gathering and the programme was inaugurated by Principal Dr. Mohan Thomas. Dr.Suneetha Rao began the session with the talk on Introduction to Dental Medicine and Its Relations to Public Health. She spoke about the educational opportunities in dental medicine while also outlining the public health impact of dental medicine. Session was concluded with a practice test.
Day 2 began with Dr.Ashok K discussing forms and functions of the oral cavity. She discussed in brief the embryology of the oral cavity and tooth eruption.
Day 3’s lectures were delivered by Dr. Pavithra K Ramanna. She spoke about comprehensive evaluation of dental patient needs.This was followed by demonstration of Physical Examination – Head, Neck and Face,Cranial Nerve,TMJ & Intraoral Examination.
Day 4 started with a lecture by Dr.Rekha R where she discussed about Most Common Dental Diseases Affecting Teeth and Periodontium. It was followed by a presentation on Oral Mucosal Disease. Herpes, Aphthous Ulceration, Lichen Planus, Leukoplakia and Erythroplakia were some of the diseases discussed in detail.
Day 5 was conducted by Dr.Swetha M U who spoke about the science of pain affecting the intraoral and extraoral structures. Common Orofacial Pain Conditions like Temporomandibular Disorders, Articular Disc Disorders and Arthritic Conditions were discussed. Imaging, Management of TMDs and Trigeminal Neuralgia were briefly explained.
Day 6 being the concluding session was conducted by Dr.Arjita Dutta and had a wide range of discussions on overview of dental specialties, its scope and modalities of treatment with introduction to Aesthetic Dentistry.
Vote of Thanks was delivered by Dr.Pavithra K Ramanna which was followed by certificate distribution. The Program was well received and appreciated by all the attendees.
An Add on course on Laser in dentistry was conducted by Department of Periodontics at Vydehi Institute of Dental sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore. The entire course was divided into 10 sessions which was started on 10th July 2021 at 2pm-5pm and continued on to next 5 Saturdays till August 2021.
Undergraduate students of Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences and Research Centre participated in the course. A brief introduction about the programme was given by Dr.Nisha, Professor and Head, Dept of Periodontics. The lectures were given by Dr.Sanjeela – Dept of Periodontics, Dr.Shruthi – Dept of Periodontics, Dr. Parichaya-Dept of Periodontics, Dr.Anjana Dr – Dept of Periodontics ,Dr.Naveen -Dept of Conservative dentistry and endodontics, Vydehi Institute of Dental sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore.
It was a program with active participation from the students. The speakers were able to enlighten the students with their knowledge in the laser dentistry. The speakers highlighted the importance of laser in different case scenario. All the participants were awarded with a participation certificate.
At the end of the session the speakers were presented with a certificate of appreciation by Dr. Nisha, Professor and Head, Department of Periodontics, Vydehi Institute of Dental sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore.
Dr Nisha, HOD, Department of Periodontics
Dr Sanjeela, Raeder, Department of Periodontics
Dr.Naveen, Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry & endodontics
Dr.Shruthi, Raeder, Department of Periodontics
Dr.Shruthi, Raeder, Department of Periodontics
Dr Parichaya, Sr Lecturter, Department of Periodontics
An Add on course on Biomedical Waste Management conducted by Department of Oral Pathology at Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore. The inauguration ceremony was conducted in the Seminar Hall. The programme started at 12pm on 03/04/21 with 5 sessions till 30/04/21 and the session began by prayers, followed by welcoming the gathering and the programme was inaugurated by Principal Dr. Mohan Thomas Nainan.
Dr.K Karpaga Selvi, HOD of Oral Pathology, began the session with the Introduction, Dr.Harish Kumar M talk on Biomedical waste management with introduction, Dr.Jayalakshmi on Steps to manage waste ,Dr.NaveenKumar on need for biomedical waste management, Dr.Lokesh P on present scenario notifications and amendments & Dr.Sheron on major difference between bmw rules.Pre test & Post test was conducted to evaluate the need & knowledge about Biomedical waste management among the participants & attendance certificate was awarded.