Two days national dental conference begins in Jammu

Jammu, Publish Date: Dec 17 2017 1:01AM | Updated Date: Dec 17 2017 1:01AM
Two days national dental conference begins in Jammu

The two days national dental conference-2017 was inaugurated, here today.

The conference is organized by Indian Dental Association (IDA), Jammu branch in collaboration with Health Centre, University of Jammu and the theme of the conference is ‘Navigating the Future’..

  As per press statement , ,dental directory of IDA Jammu was launched by Prof R D Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu, who was chief guest on the occasion. 

While speaking, Prof R D Sharma said that the genuine demands of dentists which are related to University and academics will be taken care of. 

He also said that Dental colleges should also hold their convocation on the pattern of medical colleges.

During the conference, Dr R P Abrol, former deputy director dentistry was conferred lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contribution to the society.

On the first day of the conference, the scientific deliberations were done on TMJ problems by Dr Rohit Punga and Implantology by Dr Cyrus Karkaria.

Dr Rohit Punga also conducted a pre-conference course on TMJ which was assisted by Dr Paaras Kotwal and a hands-on practical course conducted by Dr Abhishek Mahajan. 

Dr Romesh Singh, Principal IGGDC, Jammu, Dr Riyaz Farooq, Principal GDC, Srinagar, Dr Rakesh Gupta, member DCI spoke on the occasion and demanded MDS courses in IGGDC Jammu, separate dental directorate for J&K on the analogy of Himachal Pradesh and interest free loan for newly passed out and unemployed dental surgeons.  GKNN