NOHPN organises dental health camps in Kohima, Longleng

Nationwide Oral Health and fitness Programme Nagaland (NOHPN) organised a free dental wellness camp on the concept “oral health and fitness for wholesome life” at Kidima Village Council hall on Friday.
Talking on the concept, director, dental Overall health & Loved ones Welfare (H&FW), Dr. Theyiephrezo Khimiao reported oral wellness intended trying to keep one’s mouth clean and nutritious and that fantastic oral hygiene was needed for avoidance of dental problems.
Dr. Khimiao stressed on preventive features and urged on the persons to make use of the providers introduced to them.
In the meantime, in a shorter speech, Kidima chairman, Zakito Thol acknowledged the well being officers for their initiative.
The programme was chaired by dental surgeon, CHC Viswema, Dr Savi Naleo, invocation by Pastor, Tepewhekho Thokhwe and vote of many thanks was proposed by district oral overall health officer, Dr. Arenla Walling.
Altogether, 164 sufferers had been screened in the no cost oral camp with 35 basic patients, 47 beneath extraction, 64 underneath restoration (lasting and temporary) together with 30 other beneficiaries.
A group of nine medical practitioners were being at the camp alongside with a social worker, Achila Walling who sensitised the men and women on the unwell effects of tobacco and spoke on nicotine replacement therapy.
Longleng: NOHPN organised a dental well being camp on June 23, at Primary Health and fitness Centre (PHC), Bura Namsang, Longleng district.
In a press launch, district media officer, K Mongsen Phom informed that in his keynote tackle, District Hospital Longleng, dental professional, Dr. Bongau Phom highlighted the worth of oral hygiene and how keeping oral cleanliness by brushing 2 times daily and getting treatment of the tooth could protect against oral problems’ this kind of as tooth decay, gingivitis, lousy breath, periodontal health conditions etcetera.
He emphasised on the hazardous results of tobacco and how it leads to precancerous and cancerous conditions of the oral cavity.
Even more, Dr. Phom encouraged the community to quit chewing tobacco and cigarette smoking in order to stay a prolonged and healthy lifetime.
The dental wellness camp was carried out by Dr. Lemshikala and Dr. Bongau Phom.
Earlier, welcome speech was shipped by clinical PHC Bura Namsang, Dr. Mongmei even though the programme was inaugurated by prayer from Bura Namsang Baptist Church pastor, Hamchong.
Altogether, 74 sufferers availed the dental wellbeing providers.

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