NOHPN organises dental health camps in Kohima, Longleng

ByRachelle R. Sowell

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Countrywide Oral Overall health Programme Nagaland (NOHPN) organised a absolutely free dental overall health camp on the theme “oral health and fitness for wholesome life” at Kidima Village Council hall on Friday.
Talking on the topic, director, dental Overall health & Loved ones Welfare (H&FW), Dr. Theyiephrezo Khimiao claimed oral wellness meant trying to keep one’s mouth clean up and balanced and that excellent oral cleanliness was necessary for avoidance of dental difficulties.
Dr. Khimiao pressured on preventive features and urged on the people today to make use of the expert services brought to them.
In the meantime, in a brief speech, Kidima chairman, Zakito Thol acknowledged the wellbeing 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 wellness officer, Dr. Arenla Walling.
Completely, 164 clients were screened in the cost-free oral camp with 35 common people, 47 less than extraction, 64 below restoration (lasting and temporary) along with 30 other beneficiaries.
A workforce of nine physicians were at the camp along with a social worker, Achila Walling who sensitised the men and women on the ill results of tobacco and spoke on nicotine alternative remedy.
Longleng: NOHPN organised a dental overall health camp on June 23, at Primary Wellness Centre (PHC), Bura Namsang, Longleng district.
In a push release, district media officer, K Mongsen Phom knowledgeable that in his keynote handle, District Clinic Longleng, dental professional, Dr. Bongau Phom highlighted the importance of oral cleanliness and how maintaining oral hygiene by brushing twice day-to-day and getting treatment of the tooth could stop oral problems’ these kinds of as tooth decay, gingivitis, bad breath, periodontal illnesses and so on.
He emphasised on the hazardous results of tobacco and how it brings about precancerous and cancerous problems of the oral cavity.
Further more, Dr. Phom inspired the community to quit chewing tobacco and using tobacco in purchase to reside a extensive and healthier existence.
The dental health camp was carried out by Dr. Lemshikala and Dr. Bongau Phom.
Earlier, welcome speech was delivered by clinical PHC Bura Namsang, Dr. Mongmei when the programme was inaugurated by prayer from Bura Namsang Baptist Church pastor, Hamchong.
Completely, 74 clients availed the dental wellness companies.

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