Dental Health Carnival Usim 2017 At Sekolah Kebangsaan Gadong Jaya

Faculty of Dentistry USIM had organized a Dental Health Carnival for the community. We had successfully conducted a community service at Sekolah Kebangsaan Gadong Jaya, Negeri Sembilan on Sunday, 26th February 2017. The community service was participated by a total of 39 dental students, 7 lecturers and 8 staff members of the faculty.

Roughly, a number of 18 adults and 44 children went for the dental check-up meanwhile approximately 32 dental treatment for the adult and children had been performed by the dentists/lecturers. Each of the participants were given toothpaste for free and a consultation on oral health by clinical students. Besides that, demonstration on tooth brushing done to all children in order to educate them on an effective tooth brushing technique. We enticed them to participate in tooth brushing demonstration by providing free toothbrushes and toothpastes. In addition, indoor activities such as colouring contest and dental riddle had received an overwhelming responses from the children. The programme ended with prize giving ceremony.