IPS Kerala state branch in association with Royal dental College, hosted a program to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Indian Prosthodontic Society. The program commenced with a welcome speech given by immediate past president, IPS Kerala state branch and Head of the department, Royal dental college, Dr. Rohit Raghavan and the controller of examination, Kerala University of Health Sciences, Dr.Anil Kumar, inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp.
This was followed by the presidential address given by the president of Indian Prosthodontic Society, Kerala state branch Dr. K.P Cherian and a speech was also delivered by the former National secretary Indian Prosthodontic Society and current Indian Prosthodontic Society, Kerala state branch secretary, Dr.Rupesh P.L. There were many distinguished guests invited to this event, Dr. Antony Manavalan, a pioneer prosthodontist from Thrissur and currently the senior most prosthodontist of the state and Dr. Lylajam, the Head of Dept. of prosthodontics, Government Dental College, Thrissur, who currently is the senior most lady prosthodontist of the state, HODs, faculty and students from Zone 2 colleges.The Chairman of Royal Dental College trust, Mr.Kallayil Saidu Haji, was the chief guest of the day and the eminent guests were honored and given token of appreciation. the program ended with a vote of thanks given by Dr. Shajahan PA, professor, Dept of Prosthdontics, royal dental college. The inaugural function ended with a vote of thanks given by Dr. Shajahan PA, professor, Dept of Prosthdontics, royal dental college. The launch of outreach program started with the inauguration of the patient awareness program by Dr. Cherian KP and Dr. Rupesh PL, after which, a patient awareness talk was given by Dr. Sowmya on prosthodontics and the different treatment modalities it involves.
The newly set up geriatric clinic of Royal dental college was then inaugurated by Dr. Anil Kumar, followed by the inauguration of denture repair camp by Dr. Lylajam. The event was a huge success with the active participation of everyone present, in “Walkathon”.