The department is well furnished with instruments required for both clinical and camps use. It has the fully equipped dental chairs, autoclaves, needle burner with syringe cutter, extraction forceps, filling instruments, prosthetic instruments, airotors hand piece, micromotor unit, amalgamator, pulp tester, oral prophylaxis instrument, light cure unit, sterilizer, overhead projector, LCD projector, digital camera, computer system with laser printer, dental education materials, etc.
The department also has a Mobile Dental Van with one dental chair with all the attachments and adequate sitting space for 10-15 people. The van is equipped with an X-ray machine, filling instruments, ultrasonic scalars, airotors, micromotor unit, dental materials, sterilizer, autoclave, glass bead sterilizer, compressor, metal cabinet, stabilizer, generator, water tank, oxygen cylinder, public address system, TV and CD player etc. The Department has centralized museum where the dental health education material has been displayed which is both informative and educative. The department has also attached to two satellite units. The treatment facilities for camp patients are either free or at a very nominal charge.
As on 30th June 2016-
Total number of Free Dental Check-ups and Treatment Camps organised: 444
Number of Dental Camps other than Jabalpur District: 51
Total number of patients benefited by Dental Camps: 79,279
Key Partner Organizations in Dental Camps: Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, Rotary Club (International, State and Districts), Inner Wheel Club, Red Cross Society, Raj Krishna Tankha Foundation, Justice Tankha Memorial Foundation, Indian Dental Association.
Mega Camps in 2016 till Date:
- At Bandakpur, Damoh, Madhya Pradesh: 9th Feb. 2016: 357 patients
- Mega Health Mission at Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh: 13th to 18th Feb. 2016: 2014 patients
- At Kurseja, Banda, Uttar Pradesh: 22nd to 26th Feb. 2016: 796 patients
- At Ordinance Factory, Katni: 1st May 2016: 209 patients
Total number of Museum Specimens: 136
Research Papers Published by Faculty Members: 83
Conferences/CDEs attended by Faculty Members: 70
Scientific Papers Presented by Faculty Members: 25
Treatments and Services Available
Out Patients Department (OPD) services:
Pit & Fissure Sealants
Topical Fluoride Application
Tobacco cessation counselling
Prevention and control of diseases through community approach by organizing free dental check-up and treatment camps for rural, remote and under privileged areas.
School dental health programs
Rural Satellite Centres