The Department of Public Health Dentistry today stands at the cross roads of time with a very innovative future ahead. The department takes pride in being the only specialty in dentistry which forms the first level of contact with the community and works at a grass root level to address the oral health related problems. We coordinate our work keeping in mind the principles of primary health care by conducting various dental camps. The services are provided irrespective of any differentiation with the community participation and various sectors involved in the same.
True to its name the department, additionally works to utilize the available resources and directs its efforts towards screening programs and surveys to get a right grasp of the current oral health issues so that proactive measures can be taken at an interdisciplinary level and a direction can be given for future research.