Programs conducted in 2023
The NSS unit of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences and the Students Support, Welfare and Grievance Redressal Committee in association with the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences organized the NBEMS CPR Awareness Programme on 06th December 2023. The programme was coordinated by Dr Vinod Rangan (Reader, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), Dr Nayana M (Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Health Dentistry) and Dr Megha Kachari (Senior Lecturer, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics) and was attended by 60 students from first year BDS. The awareness video explained the cardio pulmonary resuscitation and its importance by faculty of the NBEMS. The programme was well received by the students.
UG Induction and Antiragging Workshop 2023:On the 16th November, 2023, the BDS Induction & White Coat Ceremony & Anti Ragging workshop was conducted for the Batch of 2023-24 at CD Sagar auditorium 11 am onwards. Dr. Shiv Sharan Shetty, Member, Dental Council of India (DCI) was the Chief Guest and Prof.Dr.K P Puthuraya, former Director & Consultant, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) was the Guest of Honour. Dr. BG Prasad, Principal, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering (DSCE) presided over the entire program. The program started with a lecture session from 9am onwards. Lectures on Course Introduction, Professionalism & Basic Etiquette and a short talk on Mentor Mentee program was given by Dr.Krishnanand P S, Dr.Pavitra Prabhakaran & Dr.Smitha Kulkarni respectively between 9-11am. The Orientation program started at 11am where the first year students were then handed their white coats as a part of the White Coat ceremony by all the dignitaries & were administered the Charaka Shapath. Dr. Hemanth M, Principal, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences (DSCDS) welcomed the gathering and presented the Principal’s Address, while Prof.Dr.K.P.Puthuraya gave a motivational lecture on orienting students towards Dentistry. Dr. Shiv Sharan Shetty spoke on Anti Ragging guidelines & rules as resource person representing the DCI. Dr. BS Prasad addressed the students with an engaging lecture. Dr. Avinash J, Vice Principal, DSCDS delivered the Vote of Thanks and the program concluded with a photo session of the dignitaries with the students of the 1st BDS batch.
Awareness Program: Internal Complaints committee (ICC) in association with YWCA, Bangalore conducted an awareness program on ‘Sustainable Menstruation’ for all the female students and teaching & non-teaching faculty on 21/11/2023. The guest speaker for the program was Mrs Shobha Rander, who is an influencer and works for environmental cause and zero waste living. The program began with welcome speech by Dr Pavitra Prabhakaran followed by brief introduction about Internal Complaints Committee by Dr Preeti Patil, Member secretary, ICC. The guest speaker, Mrs Shobha Rander talked about the environmental hazard and pollution caused by the sanitary napkins when disposed improperly and the health hazards of using them. She highlighted the advantages of switching over to the usage of menstrual cup that is more convenient and eco-friendly. This was followed by Q&A session. The program was attended by 108 participants who appreciated the program for its content & relevance. The session was concluded by vote of thanks by Dr Savita AM, Chairperson, Internal Complaints Committee, DSCDS.
Diwali celebrations: Diwali Celebrations were held on 11/11/23 Saturday in the DSCDS clinical building. This festival of lights was graced by our principal Dr.Hemanth M. The event began with an invocation song by Dr.Thanushree (Intern) which was followed by the auspicious lighting of the lamp by the Principal and other staff. Diya Decoration Competition was conducted for our students, a total of 7 groups participated, and Astha & Hrishi (I BDS students) on the prize. This joyous occasion was concluded by bursting a few crackers by the Principal,staff and attenders.
Soft Skill Program: Soft Skills are personality traits and behaviors. It is about the behaviors one displays in different situations. The Soft Skills Committee of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences conducted a Soft Skills Program for the Intern batch (2023-2024). Dr.Avinash J, Vice Principal of the college addressed the gathering; Dr Archana Naik -member secretary, Dr. Krishnanand PS, members of Soft Skills committee and Mrs Sushma Lingraj (External Member) were also present. Dr Darshana introduced the resource person. At the inauguration Vice Principal told about importance of soft skills in their academics and presented a token of appreciation to the guest speaker. The speaker Mrs Gunjan had a lively interaction with the students along with performing stress bursting activities and role plays. The role play was on “The management of dental patients in clinic with an overflowing OPD”. Group activities were held spanning over topics such as- Stress Management Skills, Building Confidence and Building Aptitude for exam. Students were very much captivated and enchanted and had a lot to learn from this program. The program ended with distribution of certificates to the participants and a good feedback.
The Department Of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry and The Student Council Committee of DSCDS had conducted the Children’s Day on 15th November 2023. The program was headed by Dr. Kavitha M in the presence of the Vice principal Dr. Avinash J and Associate Dean – Administration, Dr. Ram Narayan B K .Children from different government schools took part in the fun and joyful event with enthusiasm and participated in the fun games arranged to them and showcased their talents. The children were taught about the importance of oral hygiene and the brushing techniques were demonstrated to them. The oral hygiene kits were distributed to them. The cake cutting ceremony was held to signify the children’s day and the birth anniversary of the late. Prime minister, Sri. Jawaharlal Nehru and the celebrations ended with prize distribution to the winners by the Vice principal, Dr. Avinash and Dr. Ram Narayan and the snacks were provided to the children.
An Outreach program including dental health checkup was organized at Nightingale medical centre for ageing and Alzimers, Ramurtynagar, , Bangalore, on 07th November 2023. The designated location of camp was about 19 kms from the college. A team of dental doctors headed by Dr Avinash J, HOD, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Dr Dharam Hinduja, professor, post graduate students and interns from Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences participated in the program. The camp timings were from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM.The camp registered about 38 patients.. Awareness about oral hygiene and harmful effects of tobacco were made using pamphlets and models.
CAMP ORGANIZER: Nightingale Medical Trust
CAMP COORDINATOR: Dr Avinash J
National Brushing Day 2023: Department of Periodontology from Dayananda Sagar college of Dental Sciences has signed an MoU with Curaden, Switzerland for exchange of knowledge and skill programs. Hence a lecture and Hands-on training on iTOP- individually trained oral prophylaxis was conducted on 7/11/2023 which is also observed as “National Brushing day”. The program commenced with an inauguration and welcoming the resource persons dr Kishore Hadal and Dr Ashwin PS, Our beloved Principal Prof.Dr Hemanth M and Dr Savita AM- Associate Dean PG Academics. Dr Jisha introduced the the speaker Dr Kishore Hadal, Head of Education- Curaden India. The speaker presented an informative lecture based on itop philosophy and emphasised on the importance of personalised oral hygiene maintenance tips. This was followed by Hands-on training program on individually trained oral prophylaxis carried out in the department of Periodontology. Dr Ashwin PS, who is also a registered itop trainer was also present. Both doctors gave an exclusive training on brushing, flossing and interdental cleaning methods. The staff, post graduates and interns posted in the department were present for the training. The resource persons demonstrated the different tools available for oral hygiene and provided individually trained prophylaxis products which lead to the preservation of oral health. The program was well appreciated by everyone and ended with a group photo with the speakers.
An Outreach program for dental checkup was organized at Catholic Club orphanage, Ashok Nagar, Bangalore. The designated location from the college was 11 km from college. A team of three dental doctors from Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences participated in the program. Dr Kantle Preethi, was the camp incharge. The camp started at 10:00 am and concluded at 1.00 pm. The residents of the orphanage were screened for oral health problems. Awareness about oral hygiene and harmful effects of tobacco were made using audiovisual aids, pamphlets and models.
CAMP ORGANIZER: Catholic Club
CAMP COORDINATOR: Dr Smitha B Kulkarni
PG Orientation 2023: DSCDS extends a warm welcome to the enthusiastic and young Post Graduates for the academic year 2023-24! We are delighted to welcome you to Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Bengaluru and to our vibrant campus life! Whether you are beginning or continuing your educational journey with us, we look forward to learning, exploring, and growing together. The two days orientation program was conducted with an aim to signify the changing roles and responsibilities of dental students and marks the student's transition from Undergraduate to Postgraduate studies. Series of lectures presented in this programme directed to manage the quality and the quantity of the work as well as groom their personalities to effectively perform their duties and responsibilities effortlessly.
An Outreach program including dental health check up and treatment was organized in the Seva Bastis (slum areas) of Electronic city, Bangalore, on 05th November 2023. The designated location of camp was about 15 kms from the college. A team of dental doctors including Dr. Mahesh PC, Senior Lecturer from Department of Public Health Dentistry, Dr. Prashanth NT - Professor and Head of Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Post graduate students and interns from Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences participated in the program. The camp registered about 51 patients. About 27 patients were treated. The treatments included extraction of teeth, removal partial denture, scaling and restoration of teeth. Awareness about oral hygiene and harmful effects of tobacco were made using audiovisual aids, pamphlets and models. CAMP ORGANIZER: Seva Bhasthi CAMP COORDINATOR: Dr Mahesh PC DATE- 05/11/2023
Navarathri Celebrations were held on the 20th of October 2023. This program was organised by the Student Council Committee and was graced by Dr. Hemanth M.,Principal of DSCDS; Dr Akshatha Prasanna, Assistant Professor in the Dept of biotechnology DSCE and Prof. Bhanu Revathi, Assistant professor in the Dept. of Biotechnology DSCE with the other faculty members and students of DSCDS. Navarathri celebrations were carried out in Dayananda Sagar College of Dental sciences and what a splendid celebration it was. The student council had organised a “Bombe Habba”, Doll arrangement competition in which the staff and students actively took part. The program started with a melodious invocation song from Inchara Anath (Final year BDS). This was followed by the auspicious lighting of the lamp by the principal and the dignitaries. We then enjoyed a spellbinding dance performance by the interns and the first years followed by a solo traditional dance by Raghashree (Final year) and the prize distribution for the Doll arrangement competition winners. The program was concluded with a vote of thanks and by giving a token of gratitude to the judges.
A Dental screening and treatment camp was organized at Shrishti Special Academy, Magadi Road ,an academy for differently able children and adults on 18th October 2023 The designated location of camp was about 35 kms from the college. A team of dental doctors coordinated by Dr. Nayana M, Senior Lecturer,Department of Public Health Dentistry, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Dr Aravind M, Professor , Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, PG, Interns and technicians participated in the program. The dental team started from college at 07:30 AM in the fully equipped Mobile Dental Unit/Bus and reached the camp site by 09:00 AM. The treatments included extraction of teeth, scaling and restoration of teeth. Awareness about oral hygiene was made using audiovisual aids and models. About 109 patients were screened for Dental disorders while 61 received on site treatments. CAMP ORGANIZER: SHRISHTI SPECIAL ACADEMY, MAGADI ROAD DATE- 18/10/2023
DSCDS College Day: GLAZE 2023 Graduation Day was held for outgoing interns and Post Graduates of DSCDS on 9th October, 2023 in PC Sagar Auditorium. It was the culmination of weeklong festivities in college which includedcultural, sports events. The graduation day was well attended by over 500 people including dignitaries,parents, students & other invited guests. The chief guest for the program was Dr. CN Ashwathnarayan, Member of Legislative Assembly. The event was also attended by the Joint Secretary, DSI Mr. Nishan Sagar, as the guest of Honour. The entire event was presided over by the Chairman of DSI & Chancellor of DSU, Dr. D Hemachandra Sagar. Inspiring speeches by all the dignitaries, Graduation Day Oath taking, Certificate &Award distribution ceremonies, Intern expressions & a Cultural extravaganza marked theschedule for the entire day. The entire event was planned and executed by the Staff & Student council of DSCDS headed by its Principal, Dr. Hemanth M, Vice Principal Dr. Avinash J, Associate Dean PG Academics Dr. Savita AM, A, Associate Dean Administration Dr. Ramnarayan BK &Associate Dean UG Academics Dr. Krishnanand PS.
DSCDS College Day: GLAZE 2023 Carnival Day celebrations were held on the 4th of October 2023. This program was organized by the Student Council Committee and was graced by the principal, Dr. Hemanth M with the other faculty members and students of DSCDS. The Principal, HODs, staff and students were warmly welcomed to the event after which the much-awaited festivities began with the cutting of the ribbon and a few rousing words from our inspiring principal, Dr. Hemanth M. A number of stalls were arrayed, with games and food galore, all ripe for the tasting. The attendees, all bedecked in the circus theme, added a sense of merriment and cheer. All the stalls were visited by the principal and staff and a great time was had by all. The event ended with the prize distribution by Dr. Hemanth M, and Dr. Ramnarayan B k for the best stall and best decorations. The event was a memorable one for all involved.
DSCDS College Day: GLAZE 2023 Talent Day celebrations were held on the 5th of October 2023. This program was organised by the Student Council Committee and was graced by the principal, Dr. Hemanth M with the other faculty members and students of DSCDS. The time had come for the students and staff of DSCDS to finally show off their hidden talents. With competitions as varied as Reel Making, Sari Draping, Tooth Jewellery designing, and even Escape Rooms, participants turned out in droves. In DSCDS Got Talent, the star power of the participants was assessed by the keen eyes and ears of the judges, with many different and highly talented performances. The event was ended with the prize distribution BY Dr. Savitha A M (HOD Department of Periodontology), Dr. Shobha E S (HOD Implantology), and Dr. Hemanth M (Principal, HOD Department of Orthodontics).
DSCDS College Day: GLAZE 2023 Inaugural Day celebrations were held on the 27th of September 2023. This program was organized by the Student Council Committee and was graced by the principal, Dr. Hemanth M with the other faculty members and students of DSCDS. The inaugural celebrations started off with a bang, with a daring motorbike demonstration that enthralled all spectators. This was followed by a truly lively flash mob performance by the graduating interns, which captivated everyone with its liveliness and enthusiasm. This was ended by the official unveiling of the fest banners, signalling to all that the festivities had truly begun.
OMR UG Conference Achievements: 8 of our Undergraduate students participated in the Indian Academy of Oral Medicine & Radiology Karnataka State Branch UG Conference 2023. 4 students won prize in Scientific paper presentation. held in Ramaiah university of applied sciences, Faculty of Dental Sciences, 26th and 27th September 2023, under the guidance of Dr. Darshana Sachin Nayak Assistant Professor, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Bengaluru.
An Outreach Dental screening program was organized at Morarji Desai School, Harohalli approximately 50 km from college on 22 September 2023. A team of dental doctors from Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences headed by Dr Smitha B Kulkarni, Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Dr Sarandha, Professor and HOD, Department of Prosthodontics, PGs, Interns and technicians participated in the program. The camp started at 10 am and went on till 1.30 pm. The treatments included extraction of teeth, scaling and restoration of teeth. Awareness about oral hygiene and harmful effects of tobacco were made using audiovisual aids, pamphlets and models. A total of 235 patients were screened for Dental disorders and 67 received treatments on site.
Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences participated in the Ganesha Pooja celebrations in the Dayananda Sagar Institutions campus. It was celebrated in much fervor and frolic by the staff and students. The celebrations commenced with Lord Ganesha Pooja in the Dayananda Sagar college of Engineering main library. It was followed by the cultural programmes that included intoning of devotional song by DSI staff, musical performances by Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled and Sunadha Performing centre for arts and culture. This was followed by a one man show drama performed by Centre for Divine arts and KV Subbanna Aptha Ranga Mandira. The celebrations concluded with the immersion of Lord Ganesha Idol.
An orientation programme as part of installing the Rotoract Club of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental scineces was organized by the Department of Public Health Dentistry on 20th September 2023 for undergraduate and post graduate students. Rtn Amar Chetan YS, Rtn Srinivas Rao and Rtn Prabha Rao, office bearers of Rotary Club, JP Nagar, Bangalore were the guest speakers. The dignitaries were welcomed by Dr Smitha B Kulkarni, Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry. An introductory speech was delivered by Rtn Srinivas Rao, President, Rotary Club, JP Nagar. Chief speaker Rtn Amar Chetan YS elaborated on the formation and various activities that can be done through Rotoract Club. Rtn Prabha Rao, who is the Director for Youth Services gave the concluding speech and encouraged the students to establish Rotoract Club of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences. The students engaged with the speakers and expressed their interest in joining the Rotoract Club. Dr Avinash J, Vice Principal delivered the vote of thanks.
An Outreach Dental Screening and treatment program was organized at Halagur, Harohalli. on 9th September 2023. The designated location of camp was about 65 kms from the college. A team of dental doctors from Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences headed by Dr Mahesh PC, Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Health Dentistry, and accompanied by Dr Varada Hiremath, Professor, Department of Conservative and Endodontics, PGs, Interns and technicians participated in the program. The camp started at 09:30am nd went on till 3:00pm. The treatments included extraction of teeth, RCT, scaling, restoration of teeth and prosthesis. Awareness about oral hygiene and harmful effects of tobacco were made using audiovisual aids, pamphlets and models. A total of 102 patients were screened and 85 patients received onsite treatments.
Krishna Janmashtami Celebrations 2023
The joyous Krishna Janmashtami festival was celebrated on September 8, 2023, at DSCDS. The student council orchestrated this event, and it was honored by the presence of the Principal Dr. Hemanth M., along with DSCDS faculty and students. The auspicious event commenced with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp, symbolizing the beginning of the festivities. Subsequently, two fortunate individuals from Interns, PG and the Staff were selected to participate in the exhilarating dahi handi game.This event involved breaking the matka with a hammer and our intern Ms.Likitha got the lucky matka. Prior to the celebration, an enchanting matka decoration competition was held, where participants showcased their creative talents. The distinguished principal of the institution announced the following winners of the competition and presented them with well-deserved awards. Faculty first place – Dr. Sarandha, Dr. Smitha Sharan, Dr. Brunda K. First place – Mahalakshmi, Meghana, Vignesh (2nd BDS) Second place - Sejal, Mahima, Nishanth (1st BDS) Third place – Anushree, Inchara (2nd BDS)
An Outreach program including medical and dental check up and treatment was organized at Karnataka Public School, Hosayalanadu, Hiriyur on 31st August 2023. The designated location of camp was about 183 kms from the college. A team of dental doctors from Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences Prof. Dr Avinash J, Head of Department of Public Health Dentistry, PG’s, Interns and technicians participated in the program. After a brief inauguration, the camp started at 10:30am and went on till 2:00 pm. The treatments included extraction of teeth, removable partial denture, scaling and restoration of teeth. Awareness about oral hygiene and harmful effects of tobacco were made using audiovisual aids, pamphlets and models. Free medicines were provided to the needy. The doctor’s team was felicitated in a function after the camp. A total of 305 patients were screened and 66 patients were treated onsite.
Teachers' Day Celebrations 2023
Teacher's day celebration was held on 5th September 2023 at DSCDS. This program organized by the Student Council Committee which was graced by the vice principal Dr. Avinash. J, with the other faculty members and students of DSCDS. The Teacher’s Day program commenced with a warm welcome extended to all staff and students. It began with a respectful tribute to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s photo, accompanied by the illumination of lamps and lights. Dr Roseline [intern] then delivered an insightful speech about Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, followed by a touching video presentation created by interns, dedicated to the staff. The festivities continued with the distribution of sweets and greeting cards, culminating in a delightful photo session, bringing together both staff and students for memorable celebration.
ONAM Celebrations - 30th August 2023
Onam celebration was held on 30 August 2023 at DSCDS. This program organized by the Student Council Committee which was graced by the principal Dr. Hemanth M., with the other faculty members and students of DSCDS. A Pookallam was made by the students at the entrance of the Dental Hospital. The program started with welcoming all the staff and students, brief introduction about the festival, lighting of the lamp followed by lucky draw and winners were awarded with generous gifts. This program concluded with a vote of thanks given by Samika Punja (Intern) which conveyed gratitude to all those who worked hard to make the program fruitful.
NAAC PEER TEAM VISIT - 1st Cycle 2023: August 23rd,24th, 2023
A NAAC Peer Team comprising of three eminent academicians led by Prof.Dr Minal Chaudhary, Director, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to-be University as Chairperson, Prof. Dr Shubhangi Mhaske, People s College of Dental Sciences and Research as Member Co-ordinator and Prof. Dr Ajay Reginald Bernard, Principal, Narayana Dental College, Nellore as Member visited Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences from 23rd to 24th August 2023 FOR THE NAAC 1ST CYCLE ASSESSMENT.
The visit commenced by a formal receiving of the peer team by the management and our beloved Principal along with a 300 years old Temple visit in the Institution premise. The day started with the Presentation by the head of the Institution Prof. Dr Hemanth M, followed by IQAC Committee presentation by IQAC Coordinator Prof. Dr Prashanth NT and department presentations by respective Head of the departments which also included curricular aspect presentation, research and extension activities. Other activities in the day included interaction with the students and Alumni association, parents and staff members. Committee interaction was also held by the member secretaries of Internal Complaint Committee, Anti-Ragging Committee, Placement Committee and Mentorship Committee. Post lunch, five departments were visited namely, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine and Radiology and Public Health Dentistry. The state-of-the-art Mobile Dental Unit was also inspected. In the evening the team was taken for the campus visit and college facilities like Hostel, parking canteen, sports and green campus initiation facilities were inspected. A cultural program was also organised on the 23rd evening in honour of the team visit. The program was well appreciated by the team.
The second day visit started with visit to Library, interaction with the non-teaching staff and demonstration of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning and LMS) and a brief visit to the finance department. Two primary health centres one at NR colony and the other at Abalashrama, Gandhi Bazaar and Sevashrama Hospital were also inspected and reviewed. The queries regarding the curricular teaching and learning and research aspects were answered and outcomes were submitted with required documents. The visit concluded with an Exit meeting in the presence of management Secretary Mr.Galiswamy and all teaching staff. The Principal made an opening remark. The chairperson of the team appreciated the faculty’s hard work, shared a few key observations, and made suggestions for improvement. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks by IQAC coordinator and a group photograph.
ORAL HYGIENE DAY 2023
Oral Hygiene Day was introduced to commemorate the birth anniversary of the doyen of Indian Periodontics, Dr G B Shankwalkar. It is celebrated on the 1st of August every year to spread oral health awareness and prevent periodontal problems. Dental health care is one of the most neglected among many. While its importance is often underestimated, the need for regular dental care cannot be overstated. However, the lack of information on dental health awareness, attitude, oral health-related habits and behavior among the low-income population prompted us to make them aware of the oral hygiene practices. A dental health awareness session was conducted for all the attenders, housekeeping staff and gardeners of dayananda sagar institutions on 1st august 2023 at seminar hall, heritage building. A total of 135 participants were present and all were given a demonstration of oral hygiene practices and the importance of inter dental brushing and flossing were explained to them. Dr Archana Madhu Naik, Reader, Department of Periodontology, explained different aspects of oral diseases and its importance and the impact of oral diseases on overall health was conveyed. Dr Koduru Sravani Pradeep Kodur presented a talk on “biomedical waste management and segregation”. A strong message on the importance of waste segregation was given to everyone. The programme was graced by Dr Hemanth Madaiah, Principal, and Dr Savita AM, head and associate dean-pg, department of periodontology. We thank our beloved principal Dr Hemanth M for his encouragement and his mention about the consideration to provide maximum concession for the basic treatment needs. At the end of the session oral hygiene samples and aids sponsored from group pharmaceuticals and icpa were distributed to all participants. Queries of the participants were also addressed. The audience thoroughly enjoyed the entire program and good feedback was given. A day well spent for department of periodontology.
An Outreach Dental Screening and Treatment program was organized at Government Primary and High School, Dodderi on 02/8/23 approximately 30 km from college. A team of dental doctors from Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences headed by Dr Smitha B Kulkarni, Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Dr Dharam Hinduja, Professor, Department of Conservative and Endodontics, Interns and technicians participated in the program. The camp started at 10:30am and went on till 2.45 pm. The treatments included extraction of teeth, scaling and restoration of teeth. Awareness about oral hygiene and harmful effects of tobacco were made using audiovisual aids, pamphlets and models.
The Department of Public Health Dentistry at DSCDS arranged an outreach dental screening and treatment camp at Moraji Desai Residential School in Gollahalli, Ramnagara which is approximately 28 km away from the college. The program was attended by a group of dental doctors from Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, led by Dr. Mahesh PC, senior lecturer in the Department of Public Health Dentistry, and Dr. Prashanth, Professor and HOD,Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Interns participated in this programme. During the camp, various dental treatments such as tooth extraction, scaling, and tooth restoration were provided to the attendees. To raise awareness about oral hygiene and the detrimental effects of tobacco usage, the team utilized audio-visual aids, pamphlets, and models for explanation.
The Career guidance committee and placement cell of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences conducted a Career guidance program for Interns and 1st-year Post-graduate students. The resource person for the lecture was Dr. Girish Bharadwaj- BDS, MDS, MFDSRCPS, FFDRCS. Dr. Varada R Hiremath addressed the gathering pertaining to the importance of the program and welcomed the guest speaker. The program was attended by 42 participants. The lecture included a detailed description of the digital workflow for implant dentistry and various new technologies for the same. He also talked about the recent intra-oral scanners and their usage in the digital workflow. The next half of the lecture includes Career Prospects in the UK where he explained the examination and selection process for practicing dentistry in the UK. He also talked about the pros and cons of practicing in the UK. This was followed by a brief Question and Answer session. The vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Shobha E.S., Member Secretary of the Career guidance committee. Our Principal, Dr. Hemanth M motivated interns and post-graduate students to delve into the career opportunities in the UK followed by a memento and a token of appreciation presented to the guest speaker. At the end of the program, feedback regarding the effectiveness of the program was obtained from all the students.
The Soft Skills Committee of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences conducted a Soft Skills Program for the I BDS students (2022-2023). The inauguration of this workshop on personal effectiveness was graced by the presence of Dr. Avinash, Vice Principal of the college; Dr. Krishnanand P.S., Associate Dean- UG, DSCDS; Dr Archana Naik, member secretary, Soft Skills committee, Mrs. Praveena, CIL, DSCDS and the guest speaker, Mr. Mohammed Irfan. Dr. Avinash addressed the gathering pertaining to the importance of the program and welcomed the guest speaker. A lively discussion and group activities were held spanning over topics such as goal setting, guiding confidence, building aptitude for exams, communication skills and time management. This was followed by a brief Question and Answer session. The vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Ranjini. A token of appreciation was presented to the guest speaker. Participation certificates were distributed among the students by the dignitaries. At the end of the program, student feedback regarding the effectiveness of the program was obtained from all the 1st BDS students. All 1st year BDS students attended the program.
The Department of Public Health Dentistry, DSCDS organized an Outreach Dental Screening and Treatment camp at Morarji Desai Residential School, Kempegowda Circle, Ramanagara, approximately 40km from the college. A team of dental doctors from Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences headed by Dr. Nayana M, Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Dr Shobha ES Professor and HOD. Department of Implantology, Interns and Technicians participated in the program. Treatments provided were extraction of teeth, scaling and restoration of teeth. Awareness about Oral Hygiene and the harmful effects of tobacco were explained using audio visual aids, pamphlets and models. CAMP ORGANIZER: Morarji Desai School, Kempegowda Circle, Ramanagara. CAMP COORDINATOR: Dr Nayana M DATE. 22/07/2023 CAMP STATISTICS Total number of patients screened: 180 and Total number of Patients treated:66.
DSCDS Interns Orientation Program: October 21st2022
Internship Orientation Program was conducted for fresh batch of interns (2022-23) for orienting the students about the transition from student life, to honing leadership qualities, the importance of professional ethics, overall patient management, and communication skills among other vital components of making a student capable scholar. Internship allows the students to put their skills and abilities into action. Dr. Hemanth. M along with Faculty of DSCDS extended a hearty welcome to the enthusiastic and young students of the Academic year 2022-23 to their Internship program.
Advanced Course on OSCE & OSPE workshop
The Committee for Dental Education Technology Unit organized an Advanced Course on OSCE & OSPE workshop for the faculty of DSCDS. The program was conducted by two external resource person, Dr. Anjana Bagewadi, Vice Principal KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgavi, and Dr.Vaishali Keluskar Professor & Head, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgavi. The program was attended by 54 faculty members. Dr.Hemanth M, Principal DSCDS addressed the gathering. The program began with the introductory talk by Dr.Nagesh L followed by series of lectures by the resource persons. In the afternoon OSPE and OSCE stations were set up and hands-on experience was provided
1st IAOMR Karnataka state conference
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Bengaluru in association with Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology Karnataka state branch conducted its first state conference on 30th September and 1st October 2022. This 2-Day scientific extravaganza included lectures by eminent speakers on topic like Digital Forensics and artificial intelligence and panel discussion by team of renowned cardiologist, endocrinologist and nephrologist. The chief Guest for the programme, Ms. Tintisha H Sagar, Joint Secretary of Dayananda Sagar Institutions, spoke about importance of research and innovations in this field and how Radiology has evolved over the period time. The Guest of Honor for the programme was Sri Galiswamy sir, Secretary of Dayananda Sagar Institutions. A total of 115 delegates attended the programme. Exciting competitions like hackathon and innovative puzzle based learning were organized for the delegates. There were total of 40 paper presentations by staff and students and 8 poster presentations. The programme was well appreciated by all the delegates and was a grand success.
Basic Course on Educational Methodology workshop
The Committee for Dental Education Technology, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences organized a Basic Course on Educational Methodology workshop for Faculty. The program was conducted by an External resource person, Dr. Harsha M B, Professor and HOD, Sri Hasanamba Dental College and Hospital, Hassan, who is a recognized resource person under RAATI, RGUHS and two inhouse resource persons Dr. Nagesh L and Dr. Sangeetha R both recognized by RAATI, RGUHS. The program was attended by 26 faculty members. The program began with the pre-test and included various lectures and group tasks on various aspects of teaching and assessment and ended with a post test and micro teaching session. Valedictory program was done on 30th Aug 2022. The participants were issued the certificate for being trained in the program.
Teacher's Day and Onam
The Cultural committee of DSCDS in association with the Student Council celebrated Teacher's Day and Onam on 19/09/2022. Interns batch 2017-22 took the lead and all the teaching faculty were welcomed with a rose. To showcase the Keralian tradition,Onam dance was performed by the interns, followed by teacher's day celebration with the interns giving a brief description about teachers. A power packed dance performance by 1st years, increased the josh of all the students and teachers. The most interesting part of the program took off that later where childhood to current pictures of all the teachers were projected under the title "RUNNING DOWN THE MEMORY LANE". To show the appreciation and gratitude to all our beloved staff our management organized a surprise certificate distribution for achievements in the various activities and fields. Vote of thanks was proposed by the interns followed by cake cutting ceremony which was graced by Principal, Secretary and all the staff.
Personality Development Program
DSCDS organised Value Addition Program for its students "Personality Development Program" on 17th September 2022 in association with Disha Bharath. A total of 88 students from DSCDS( First years, interns) and Dayananda Sagar Arts, Science and Commerce College attended the program. 45 delegates from across India were also present. The program emphasized on inculcating values, discipline, nation building, service to the society and personal character and confidence building measures. All the students participated enthusiastically. Feedback was obtained from the students at the end of the program and students felt that they could identify their strength and weaknesses and had a idea on what areas they need to work on to achieve their short and long term goals. They also expressed the need for more such programs.
CDE programme on 'Recent trends in Esthetic Dentistry'
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics under the ageis of Academic Advisory Council DSCDS conducted a CDE programme on 'Recent trends in Esthetic Dentistry' by Dr.Lakshman Prasad DDS, an exclusive Esthetic Dentist-Boston at the Seminar hall-Department of Orthodontia. The programme was attended by 70 delegates including the faculty, post graduates and interns. Dr. Lakshman Prasad - the resource person, enumerated the importance of proper case documentation, diagnosis, treatment planning and the factors to be considered while doing smile designing. He showed a few of his treated cases and how the change in smile boosted confidence of the patients Overall it was good learning experience and inculcated among the participants the right approach to holistically treat a patient who opt for Esthetic make over.
RGUHS Inter-Collegiate Bangalore Zone Volleyball Tournament
DSCDS hosted the RGUHS Inter-Collegiate Bangalore Zone Volleyball Tournament at the Dayananda Sagar Institutions Sports Arena Complex on Campus - 1, Kumaraswamy Layout. Several affiliated colleges took part in this competition. [35 Teams for the Men Category and 12 Teams for the Women Category] Special thanks to RGUHS for giving DSCDS an opportunity to host this event. the winners were awarded prizes from our Principal, Prof.Dr. Hemanth Madaiah along with Sports In-Charge Mr.Nanjunda Swamy.
"MAXFAC PROSTHETICS- A HEALING ART",
Department of Prosthodontics, DSCDS conducted a CDE Program "MAXFAC PROSTHETICS- A HEALING ART", on the 14th and 15th of July 2022, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore. Principal, faculty and delegates comprising of staff and students from various dental colleges across Karnataka attended the program. Program started by 9.15 am with welcome address by Dr. Sarandha, introduction of resource person by Dr Sreeharsha followed by a key note address by our principal Dr Hemanth M. Lecture on Rehabilitation of Extra-oral defects was conducted by Dr. Sandeep Gurav followed by demonstration of Primary Impression for Auricular defect. Post lunch session involved presentation of laboratory procedures with live demonstration of fabrication of wax pattern Wax trial, 3 part Mould fabrication, Silicon packing and Curing of silicon. Day 2 began with Lecture on Rehabilitation of Intra Oral Defects followed by Fabrication of Wax Patterns and moulds by Delegates. Post lunch Manipulation of Medical Grade Silicone Material by the Delegates was done. An exhibition of indigenous maxillofacial materials was organised for benefit of students. To conclude the workshop, certificate distribution was done by the resource person and HOD, and vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Smitha Sharan.
International Yoga Day
Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, NMO Unit, NSS unit and the DSCDS Sports Committee organized and conducted a Yoga program as part of the Countdown Yoga Program to commemorate the International Yoga Day celebrated on 21st June every year. The program was conducted in DSI-Architecture Building Ground Floor on 17/06/2022 between 8:30am to 10:00 am. Faculty (teaching and non-teaching), postgraduates, interns and UG students participated. Miss Neha Dugar was invited as the chief guest and yoga instructor. The program started with the inaugural ceremony by welcoming the Chief Guest and the gathering, followed by key note address by our principal Dr Hemanth M. Miss Neha Dugar started the yoga session with a brief introduction to Yoga and its development followed by pranayama and asanas, The instructor stressed about inculcating yoga as a part of life everyday rather a one day affair. The program ended on a good note by thanking the Chief Guest, Principal, staff of DSCDS and the students.
A Campus interview and placement talk
A Campus interview and placement talk was organized by the DSCDS Alumni Association and Onpoint Healthcare partners, Bangalore for the benefit of our Interns and Alumni on 7th June 2022. Mr. Prem Anand, Senior manager-Recruitment Head and Dr Neha Borele-Training Manager were the speakers. Programme commenced with introduction of the company. Speakers spoke on their company and gave elaborate talk on medical scribing and also on the opportunities available in their Bengaluru branch for interns. A total of 30 interns attended the program in which few showed interest to join for whom interviews were scheduled.
World No Tobacco Day
Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences in association with Karnataka Cancer Society observed the World No Tobacco Day on the 31st of May 2022. In this connection, a mega awareness rally was organized from Banashankari bus stand to our college campus between 9 AM to 10.30 AM. About 400 students and staff of Dayananda Sagar Institutions and members from Karnataka Cancer Society participated in the rally. A flash mob to gather the crowd, and a street play to convey the consequences of tobacco usage were performed for the benefit of public. Pamphlets regarding ill effects of tobacco usage in its various forms were distributed to the public who were gathered to see the street play as well as the motorists and passersby along the route of the rally. The rally was flagged off by Dr. Parimala Marur, Director, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka and Mrs. Shanchala, Senior Manager, Canara bank. The rally culminated at Dr. Premachandra Sagar auditorium and refreshments were served to all the participants. A formal program was organized at Dr. Premachandra Sagar auditorium of Performing arts from 11.00 AM to 1.30 PM. The program was presided by Dr Hemanth M, Principal, Dayananda Sagar College of DFental Sciences and Mr Suresh, president, Karnataka Cancer Society and the chief guests for the program were Swamy Tadyuktananda ji Maharaj of Ramakrishna Math; Dr. Ramachandra R, Director of Kidwai Memorial Hospital, Bangalore; Mr. Suchendra Prasad, actor and Director, President of Samskara Bharathi, South region and Dr. Mamatha M S, Deputy Director, Joint Director Office and BBMP. A key note address was delivered by Dr. L Nagesh, Professor Emeritus, Research and Development on tobacco as a menace to society and measures to be taken to curb this problem. More than 600 people had gathered for this programme and took the Anti Tobacco Pledge which was delivered by Swamiji. The guests spoke about importance of tobacco cessation and ways to reduce production of tobacco products. To commemorate this program, a Poster, Short film and Rangoli competition were organized on 30th of May 2022 at our college campus. About 49 posters, 11 short films and 17 rangolis were registered from more than 19 colleges all over Karnataka.
White Coat Ceremony
DSCDS welcomed it's newest BDS students into its fold with an Under Graduate Induction and White Coat Ceremony at the C D SAGAR auditorium on 29th April 2022 where all the 1st year BDS Under Graduate students , Parents and staff attended. Induction lectures were presented with topics on Introduction to Dayananda Sagar college of dental sciences & campus -A birds eye view was presented by Dr. Krishnanand PS, Mentor Mentee program introduction was given by Dr Nagesh L. Professional Etiquette and conducted by Dr Ashok HK and lecture was given on college library and digital library by Mr Narasimhamurthy. following which tea break was provided. The inaugural ceremony started with welcoming the chief guest Prof.Dr. H.P. Raghuveer and Guest of Honor Shri Madhusudan Sesharajan and Shri Galliswamy, Secretary-DSI to the stage. The ceremony started by invoking blessing of God. Dr Vedavathi, Prof and Head Department of Conservative Dentistry & endodontics welcomed the gathering. The Doctor's white coat was presented by dignitaries to the 1styr BDS students and Charakashapath was administered by Dr Veena Pai, Reader, Department of conservative dentistry & endodontics to the students. Dr Krishnanand P S, Prof and Head, Department of Oral Pathology introduced our guest of honor Shri Madhusudan Sesharajan which was followed by inspirational speech by Shri Madhusudan. Dr Prashanth NT, Professor, Dept of OMFS introduced our chief guest Dr H P Raghuveer, following which Dr H P Raghuveer addressed the gathering with his motivational speech. Our students were enlightened with thoughtful speech by our principal Dr Hemanth M. The presidential address was given by Shri Galiswamy secretary DSI followed by vote of thanks and ceremony ended with the national anthem. Group Photography session was arranged with guests and lunch was provided.
Holi and National Dentist Day
On 18th of March 2022 DSCDS celebrated Holi and National Dentist Day as an event to relax students and staff a bit from their academics to bring joy and enthusiasm which was missing ever since the covid waves. The Event was held under the caption 'Let's make life colorful and Teeth spotless'. The Festival of colors was celebrated in a grand manner by the active participation of all the UG and PG students equally supported by Staff. Every floor of the clinical and preclinical blocks was decorated and whole Day was colourful with a color coded dress code followed by all the Departments, students teaching and non teaching staff. Cultural events were held in the afternoon with lot of fun filled activities for the Staff, UG and PG students in the auditorium. Prizes were distributed under 3 categories --- Best Decorated Floor, Enthusiastic Batch and Enthusiastic Department to increase and accelerate the enthusiasm of students. Followed by the above mentioned events was the cake cutting ceremony as a mark of the celebration of National Dentist Day and a Holi special drink ' Thandayi ' was distributed to everyone to wrap up the special day.
Hepatitis B Vaccination drive
Oral Health care professionals are always at higher risk of transmission of Hepatitis B infection. Hence, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences in association with Healthwayz conducted Hepatitis B vaccination drive on 29th April 2022 for students, teaching and non-teaching faculty. A total of 131 vaccinations were given. The next dose of vaccine is scheduled as per the recommendation.
Blood donation camp
A mega blood donation camp was conducted on the 7th of APRIL 2022 in Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences as part of the NSS activity of the college in association with National Medicos Organisation. A team of doctors and technicians from Rashtrotthana Blood Bank and Sagar Hospitals blood bank were commissioned to do the needful. An awareness and motivation session was organized on 5th of April 2022 to motivate all the students regarding the benefits of blood donation. A short video about Thalassemia Major patients and their requirement for blood was played to instill the idea of blood donation among the students. On the 7th of April, the blood donation camp started off at 9.30 am and continued till 4.00pm. There were more than 120 enthusiastic volunteers who registered for blood donation and we were successfully able to collect 72 pints of blood from the enthusiastic volunteers. Refreshments and participation certificate were provided to all the donors.
A Pre-Placement talk and campus interview
A Pre-Placement talk and campus interview was organized by the DSCDS Alumni association and MERCK India for the benefit of Interns. Dr Manjunatha BV and Dr Akshata Rao from MERCK India were the speakers. Dr Manjunath was 1995 batch Alumnus of DSCDS. He is currently the Associate Director, Safety Project Management and Periodic Safety Reports, Bangalore. Biopharma | Global Patient Safety | Operations of Merck India. Programme commenced with introduction of the company and the speakers by Dr Veena S Pai followed by welcome speech by Principal Dr Hemanth, where he congratulated the Alumni Association for conducting such program and insisted on diversification beyond dentistry. Dr Akshata and Dr Manjunath spoke on their company history, gave elaborate talk on clinical research and its prospectus and also on the opportunities available in their Bangalore branch for interns. A total of 30 interns attended the program in which most of them showed interest to join for whom immediate preliminary interview was conducted for 6 interns.
Alumni engagement and Knowledge Exchange Series
The Alumni Association of DSCDS as part of its Alumni engagement and Knowledge Exchange Series invited Dr.Smruthi Panyam, UG Batch of 1997 to a Career Guidance Program on 'Clinical Research as a Career Opportunity' on 30th March 2022. Our Alumnus Dr. Smruthi Panyam is currently the Director of Clinical Data Informatics, in Beigene GmbH and based in Germany. She has held multiple positions in the industry globally spanning across India, Japan, USA, Poland and Germany. The program was well attended and appreciated by the participants.
Career Opportunities abroad- A fireside chat
DSCDS conducted a Career Guidance program titled "Career Opportunities abroad- A fireside chat "on the 14th of March 2022. A panel consisting of the guest speakers Dr. Kshama Swamy, Dr. Kumar N C, Dr. Avinash J and Dr. Hemanth M carried out the fireside chat. It was an informal interactive session about the various career prospects for the budding doctors in India and USA. Details about various courses such as DDS bridge course, Masters in Public Health, Dental informatics, Masters in Hospital Administration, Clinical research, Artificial intelligence and machine learning were discussed. The students interacted with the speakers by asking questions that were promptly answered by the panelists. Overall, the program was very informative and we hope it would help the students in their future career planning.
Dental Photography and Documentation
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, DSCDS conducted lecture, Demo and hands-on workshop on Dental Photography and Documentation at CD Sagar auditorium and Seminar hall, Department of Orthodontics. The program was attended by 80 delegates who had earlier registered for the program which included interns, PGs and staff. Dr. Nagesh L, Professor and HOD, Department of public health of Dentistry, presided over the program and stressed the importance of such programs for the present era. Dr Mayur Davda – the resource person-winner of best dental photographer at IHP awards 2017, who has lectured and conducted hands on in almost all top dental colleges explained all the aspects of dental Photography in his morning lecture session followed by live demonstration. Hands-on workshop was conducted for next two consecutive days with 25 delegates on each day, where they got to learn about DSLR camera, different settings and have first-hand experience of taking photographs in different views that would help in their case presentation and documentation. Overall, it was very good learning experience.
Department of Prosthodontics, Crown & Bridge is proud to announce their Post Graduates having won awards in Scientific Paper Presentations at the 'ISPRP Conference' and 'Prosthodontics Day' held in February 2022.
We congratulate the Students and the Faculty on the Achievements!
The Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics is proud to share its achievements in the recently concluded Conferences (ISPRP 2022 & Endovista 2022) held in February- March 2022.
We congratulate our students on their achievements and wish them many more laurels.
DSCDS Dental Camp
An outreach program including Medical and Dental check up and treatment was organized at Sri Sai Sneha Foundation, Kanakapura main road by Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Aster RV hospital and Bhumi volunteer team, on 19th February 2022. The designated location of camp was about 5 kms from the college. A team of dental doctors led by Dr. Mahesh P C, Senior lecturer, Dept of PHD, Post Graduate Students and Interns from Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, and Bhumi volunteers participated in the program. Around 100 people attended the camp and a total number of 66 patients were screened for dental problems. Treatments like simple extraction of teeth, scaling and restoration of teeth were performed. Rest of the patients was referred to DSCDS for further treatment. Awareness about oral hygiene and harmful effects of tobacco were made using charts, pamphlets and models. Tooth brushing technique was demonstrated to the kids. The doctor's team was felicitated after the camp in a function organized by BHUMI in camp premise. We thank the camp organizers for their hospitality.
Orientation program for the PG Courses at DSCDS
DSCDS extends a warm welcome to the enthusiastic and young Post Graduates for the academic year 2021-22! We are delighted to welcome you to Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Bengaluru and to our vibrant campus life! Whether you are beginning or continuing your educational journey with us, we look forward to learning, exploring, and growing together. Throughout the pandemic, you have faced challenges and been called on to sacrifice significant rites of passage for the greater good of public health. During this time, we have appreciated your ability to adapt to an ever-evolving situation, and to find opportunities for growth amid the many changes. The 2021-22 academic year still holds some unknowns for us in light of the ongoing pandemic, and we will all have to remain understanding and flexible amid a fluid situation. Despite the unique circumstances, we are thrilled to have you with us on campus and in the classroom. The orientation program for the PG Courses at DSCDS was held on 08 February 2022. Principal Dr.Hemanth Madaiah along with Faculty welcomed the students and had a very interactive session.
National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM
Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences in association with National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India conducted a webinar titled "Awareness Programme on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) " for the benefit of staff, post graduate students, interns and undergraduate students of our college on 20th January 2022 from 2pm to 4pm. Dr. Hemanth M our Principal introduced the topic to the participants and also threw light about the status of patent registration in India which is low compared to some other countries and that we require that these numbers should improve. The program gave insight about the 6 types of intellectual property rights namely, Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Designs, Geographic indications and Semiconductor designs. The main speaker was Mr. Ramashish Paul, an IIT, Delhi Alumnus appointed by the Ministry. He explained the process of applying for research patents, their timelines and processes involved in obtaining them, he also gave insights on various aspects of branding and logo registration. The program saw an attendance of more than 120 beneficiaries who participated in it. A quiz was organized at the end of the program for which there was active participation by all the delegates.
The Management and Faculty of DSCDS congratulates our students on their achievements!
DSCDS isn't just academics, we nurture our students and support them in all sports and cultural activities.
NEET Orientation Program for Interns
A program for orienting our interns regarding the NEET MDS exams was conducted from 2.30pm to 3.30pm on 12.1.2021 by Dr Shiva Prasad BM, Professor from FAME Academy. He explained why & how systematic preparation was required, if they have to clear NEET exams with flying colours. He provided them a road map towards achieving this and also answered their apt & important questions clarifying many of their doubts. Towards the end of the program, Dr Hemanth M, Principal mentioned the importance of correct approach & need for proper guidance to reach their goal. Overall, the program was well received, which ended with an open-minded discussion between the Interns & Dr Shiva Prasad BM.
COVID Vaccination Program
On 25-01-2021 COVID Vaccination Program was held at Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences in its continuous efforts at providing a safe working environment for our staff & students has successfully implemented the vaccination drive. Our staff, BDS & MDS Students are getting vaccinated as per a systematic schedule at Sagar Hospitals. We have witnessed an encouraging response from all.
CDE program on Introduction to deep learning and machine learning
Artificial intelligence (AI) is defined as a field of science and engineering concerned with the computational understanding of what is commonly called intelligent behaviour, and with the creation of artifacts that exhibit such behaviour. The implication of artificial intelligence in our day-to-day life is gigantic. Artificial intelligence can be used in the field of medicine and dentistry as we deal with human lives. A lecture on "Introduction to deep learning and machine learning" was given by Dr.Sanjay Chitnis, Chairperson in Department of computer science engineering and Professor Mr CVSN Reddy, Dayananada Sagar University to the faculties, postgraduate students and interns of Dayananda Sagar college of Dental Sciences , Bengaluru on 22nd February 2021
PRIZES IN CONFERENCE
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology of DSCDS is Proud to congratulate our First-year postgraduate student Dr Sindhu P for bagging the First prize in Poster presentation at the International Digital Conference on Cancer 2021
The Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences celebrated CONS-ENDO Day 2021 in association with IACDE and ACE-Karnataka on 22nd March 2021
Events conducted were a Flash Mob, a Patient-Awareness Rally, Formal Inauguration of the program, A Keynote address by Prof.Dr. Roopa Nadig on Future trends in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, a Quiz Competition and Certificate distribution. Pictures depict the enthusiasm and the event conducted by the Department.
Walkathon - WORLD HEALTH DAY
On the occasion of WORLD HEALTH DAY 7TH APRIL 2021, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences had organized a walkathon, "FIT RGUHS FOR FIT INDIA", The NSS unit of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences comprising of 25 members including Staff, Post graduate students and interns participated in the walkathon. The program was scheduled between 8:00am and 10:00am. The NSS members assembled at the Vidhana Soudha which was the starting point and the walkathon ended at the Kanteerava Stadium. Health Minister Shri Dr. Sudhakar and Vice Chancellor of RGUHS, Dr. V Sachidananda flagged off the program. The program was carried out with the message of keeping our health in a good state by following fitness regimens.
Felicitation and Farewell Programme for Prof. Roopa Nadig
Prof.Dr Roopa R Nadig who served D.S.C.D.S for over 18 years in various capacities as Head of Department, Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Director: PG Studies and Dean, attained Superannuation on 31st May 2021. In recognition of her immense contribution to the progress of the Institution and dedication as an Academician, on behalf of the management, Shri. Galiswamy DSI Secretary felicitated her in the presence of Principal Dr.Hemanth.M, Faculty and Students on 17-06-21. The Management, Principal, Staff and Students wish her the best for the next phase of life on her retirement from active academics and from D.S.C.D.S.
Webinar- WORLDNO TOBACCO DAY
DSCDS in association with NSS-RGUHS is proud to host a Webinar as part of World No Tobacco Day 2021. Details in pictures below. Date: 05.06.2021 Time: 09.30am-12.30pm Organized by: Dept of Public Health Dentistry, DSCDS Event: WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY
FELICITATION FOR DOCTORS OF DSCDS ON DOCTOR'"S DAY
On the occasion of Doctors' Day i.e, 01-07-2021 , Staff and Interns of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore. were felicitated at the Public Health Centre, Kumarswamy layout by the Corporator Sri L Srinivas and the Kumaraswamy Layout Welfare Committee members, who lauded their commendable efforts in volunteer work in the ongoing Vaccination drive
CDE Program and Hands-on Workshop on Rotary Endodontics
On 20th of July 2021, the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, DSCDS in association with DENTSPLY SIRONA conducted a CDE Program and Hands-on Workshop on Rotary Endodontics at the Digital Library, Dayananda Sagar Institutions. The program was attended by 75 delegates who had earlier registered for the program which included interns, PGs and staff. Our Principal, Dr. Hemanth welcomed the gathering and stressed the importance of such programs to update ourselves. Dr Anand – the resource person, explained all the aspects of Root canal treatment in his morning lecture followed by demonstration and Hands-on workshop. Participants got to learn and have first-hand experience of using different endomotors, Trunatomy files- the newer rotary file system and other obturating devices from Dentsply. Overall it was a good learning experience.
All-Virtual Cultural Bonanza
To shed the pandemic blues and infuse new energy into our cultural activities like never before, this year the Cultural Committee of DSCDS organized 'Glaze 2021' with an 'All-Virtual Cultural Bonanza' from 16th of July onwards actively involving participation from our student community. Competitions included events such as Fashion Blogger, Mashup Music, Mashup Dance, RJ as well as Creative art. To add flavour and highlight to this event, the programmes were judged by proficient Alumni members of DSCDS.
'Oral Hygiene Day'
Department of Periodontics, DSCDS celebrated 'Oral Hygiene Day' on the 4th and 5th of August 2021 to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Dr. G B Shankwalkar, the founder of the Indian Society of Periodontology. With events being planned for students, Invited Guest Speakers from the Post Graduate Alumni of the Department of Periodontics, Dr. Swathi Krishnan and Dr.Charu Khatreja will be delivering lectures on the occasion.
Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Shri. Anurag Thakur along with Shri. Tejaswi Surya, Parliament of Bangalore South, and Deputy Register (RGUHS) Vasanth Shetty interacted and congratulated students of DSCDS who have represented the College and RGUHS at State levels. Ms. Preethi - 2nd year BDS representing India in the Dubai International Meet 2015 Dr. Parikeerthan - Intern representing RGUHS in Basketball Dr. Minu Kumari - Intern representing RGUHS in Basketball have excelled in their respective sporting events. The program was attended by the NSS unit and Sports Committee of DSCDS. Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences has always been encouraging and supportive for all round development of its students.
Comprehensive implant workshop- 2021
The comprehensive implant workshop held on 2021 was conducted in various modules beginning from the basic didactic lectures to advanced implant surgeries and full mouth rehabilitation. Module 1 lasted from 11-08-2021 to 07-09-2021 Orientation and Introduction was given by the chairperson Dr. Chaya David. Various lectures were conducted by the faculty of Implantology department beginning from basic anatomy of maxilla and mandible, diagnosis, case selection, surgical and prosthodontics procedures in different case scenarios. Demonstration of sterilization and disinfection protocol, hands on session on surgical stent fabrication by dept of prosthodontics, hands on session on Incision and Suturing technique and CBCT evaluation was conducted by the faculty of department of Oral surgery and Periodontics Resource person Dr. Rema, Oral medicine and Radiologist was invited for the guest lecture and training session.
Module 2 was on 15-09-2021 and 16-09-2021 Dr. Vinayak Gowda, Prof & Head, Department of Periodontics, VSDC, Bengaluru was invited as the resource person for 2 days surgical module.
Guest lecture was given by Dr. Vinayak Gowda on "Basic Implantology and its clinical implications". Live case demonstration of Implant placement was given by the resource person and all the delegates placed implant on patients under the supervision of resource person and the other faculty of Implantology department. Total of 10 implants were placed in 2 days.
Module 3: Prosthodontic module - Dr. Ravishankar, Prof & Head, Department of Prosthodontics, MS Ramaiah dental college, Bengaluru was invited as the resource person for the prosthetic module.
Guest lecture was given by Dr. Ravishankar on "Implant Protected Occlusion" Live case demonstration of Impression technique was given by the resource person and all the delegates did the Impression on patients under the supervision of resource person and the faculty of department of Prosthodontics. Total of 10 Implant cases impressions were made.
Module 4 ie Advanced Surgical, Prosthodontics and Periodontics module was held on
10/10/2021 with renewed resources persons who
Dr. Rohith Pandurangappa, Prosthodontist and Implantologist was invited as the resource person for advanced Prosothodontic module.
Live case demonstration of Full mouth Impression technique was also performed by the resource person. Dr. Kishore, Periodontist, Curaden was invited as the resource person for advanced Periodontics module.
Career Guidance program
The Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences in association with Macula Healthcare conducted a Career Guidance program for the House Surgeons on 01.10.2021. Dr. Hemanth M, Principal welcomed the guest speakers, Dr. Jithendra and Dr. Madhumalathi J and thanked them for taking time off to share their experience and guide our students on career prospects after completing the Graduate Program in Dentistry. Dr. (Major) Madhumalathi J spoke about setting up a business model and explained concepts of entrepreneurship which is beneficial for the workforce as well as society in large. With this, Dr. Madhu, set the stage on all activities of Macula Healthcare, and it's involvement with DSI and DSCDS. This program gave an insight on thinking out-of-the-box with regard to career options after the Graduate program in Dentistry. While it is imperative that Clinical practice be of main stay, business oriented Dental innovations could now be possible too in collaboration with Macula Healthcare and DSCDS.
Karnataka State Branch of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology president
DSCDS is happy to announce that Dr. Chaya Alfred Professor & Head, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology has been elected as First President of Karnataka State Branch of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology on November 19th, 2021. We are indeed further happy to announce that Dr.Ramnarayan from the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology has also been elected as treasurer of KIAOMR. Wishing Them all the best and success in all the endeavours that KIAOMR will be taking up
Graduation Day ceremony 2020
In keeping with the stay safe theme of 2020, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences had organized a unique Graduation Day ceremony to the outgoing Graduates & Post Graduates. It was indeed a feather in our cap that even challenging times like the COVID pandemic couldn't deter us from continuing the tradition of hosting a Graduation Day ceremony for our students. Nature & the lush green outdoor surroundings of DSCDS provided the perfect ambience & lent its own charm to the day's proceedings. The event was graced by Mrs. Swati Ram, Motivational Speaker as the Chief Guest and by Prof. Dr. Kumar NC, Senate Member, RGUHS as the Guest of Honour.
RESEARCH, ETHICS, GCP & CURRENT REGULATIONS
Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences conducted an Online Training Program on "RESEARCH, ETHICS, GCP & CURRENT REGULATIONS" in Association with FERCI (Forum for Ethics Review Committee in India), a national chapter that assists the WHO initiated survey of ethics committee for quality maintenance and SIDCER, on 12-11-2020 for the benefit of staff and students to peruse research activities with quality process certification.
NSS Foundation Day Celebrations 2020
The National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences celebrated the NSS DAY (Foundation Day) on 21/10/2020 at 3.00pm in the Amphitheatre of Dayananda Sagar Institutions campus. With the motto "NOT ME BUT YOU", the NSS wing along with the volunteers of National Medicos Organization (NMO) of the college planned a health education talk regarding the various methods of disease spread and preventive aspects of COVID 19 disease to the group D workers of the Dayananda Sagar Institutions. The importance of celebrating NSS foundation day was also briefed to the masses. he chief guest of the function was Sri Vasanth Shetty, Deputy Registrar, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences & NSS coordinator for RGUHS and Sri. Ganapathy Hegde, a Swayamsevak in Environment and Protection. Face shields, mouth masks, heavy-duty reusable gloves and Vitamin B complex tablets and biscuits were distributed to about 150 housekeeping workers, security personnel, gardeners and attenders in the campus. Albendazole tablet (single dose) was also distributed to them.
Inauguration of the Mobile Dental Unit on wheels
Our beloved & honorable Chairman,DSI, Sri. Dr.D Hemachandra Sagar, Sri. Nishanth Sagar, Member, Board of Governors, DSU & Sri. Galiswamy, Secretary DSU inaugurated the Mobile Dental Unit on wheels on Sept 2nd, 2020. Equipped with 5 Dental chairs including 3 collapsible dental chairs, the state of the art MDU is capable of delivering dental care even in remote areas on the strength of its own power generating systems. Additionally, it also has 2 television sets for better public health education. The Dental faculty led by Principal Dr. Hemanth M & Dean Dr. Roopa Nadig were part of the event.
Soft skill development programme
Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences conducted 6 day soft skill online webinar series on 'A Holistic Approach To Life During The Covid Pandemic' from 10-7-2020 to 15-7-2020, for benefit of all its students and faculty to arm them with practical tool to instill confidence and dispel the negativity of covid.
Fellowship in Oral Implantology
DSCDS is proud to announce that 4 of our faculty have received their Fellowship in Oral Implantology awarded by the International Congress of Oral Implantologists ICOI (USA) at the recently concluded ICOI Asian Congress held at Colombo, Sri Lanka in January 2020. DCSDS congratulates Dr. Vinod Rangan, Prof. Dr. Shobha ES, Dr. Pallavi Nanaiah and Dr. Remya Rm for the achievement.
Submission of memorandum for special covid 19 package to Dr SUdhakar, Medical Education minister
We the Dental Senate and Syndicate members (Dr Umesh Babu, Dr Jayakrishna, Dr Shivasharan, Dr Kiran, Dr Hemanth, Dr Shashi and Dr Sharan Shetty) met Karnataka medical education minister Dr. Sudhakar ji yesterday and submitted a memorandum on behalf of fellow dentists urging for a special Covid 19 package for dentists. The medical education minister has reciprocated in a positive way.
Health training programs for staffs & students
The Sports Committee, DSCDS has taken active interest in the health of Faculty and Students during the Lock down period. The Committee decided to have the continuity of the health training programs for staffs & students & organized online basic physical exercises for our students & online yoga training programs for staffs on daily basis. With the good encouragement we had shown our staff members even attended the national yoga online webinar programme organized by Mr.Sudhindra. With these activities during this lock down period it really helped our staff members & students to keep themselves healthy, active & rejuvenated.
Online Lecture on ''Covid-19 Lockdown: Improving Individual Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities'
DSCDS conducted A talk on *'Covid-19 Lockdown: Improving Individual Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities'* on Monday May 11, 2020 at 5.30 PM. Principal Dr Hemanth M gave the talk.
Panel discussion on Dentistry during and post CoVID-19 pandemic
Principal Prof. Dr. Hemanth Madaiah was one of the Panelists on the advisory on Dentistry during and post CoVID-19 pandemic on April 8th 2020 organized by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, in the august presence of Hon'ble Vice Chancellor of RGUHS Dr. Sacchidananda using the Digital Online Education tool in association with Cisco-Webex Meetings.
DSCDS goes Digital with Online Education
Team DSCDS ensured that none of our students miss out on their academic activities during this period of Lock down owing to the Covid-19 Outbreak. Here is a sneak peek at what the academic fraternity of DSCDS and the student community have been able to do and are doing so too.
TREE SAPLINGS PLANTING PROGRAM ON THE OCCASION OF SRI RAMAKRISHNA PARAMAHAMSA JAYANTHI AT YELACHANAHALLI METRO STATION
On the occasion of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Jayanthi 2020, a team of doctors from NSS unit of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences and National Medicos Organization in asscociation with Narain Sewa Sansthan, planted around 40 tree saplings in the premises of Yelachanahalli metro station parking lot. The team members were Dr Nithin N Bhaskar, Dr Mahesh P C, Dr Yeshwanth, Dr Vinaykumar D R, Dr Akash Francis, Naveen George, Sadiq, Hemanth, Navaneeth, Niharika and Nikitha Singh, Dr Sachin Sinha and Amol Sinha.
KHELO INDIA UNIVERSITY GAMES 2020 held at BHUBANESHWAR ODISSA
DSCDS is proud to announce our Student Achiever from First year BDS, PREETHI T, who was selected for the KHELO INDIA UNIVERSITY GAMES 2020 held at BHUBANESHWAR ODISSA from 21-02-2020 to 01-03-2020. PREETHI T participated in 4 × 100 mts swimming medley relay competition and won Silver Medal in KHELO INDIA UNIVERSITY GAMES 2020.
Top ranks in "RGUHS MDS Examination 2019
DAYANANDA SAGAR COLLEGE OF DENTAL SCIENCES takes pride in sharing the achievement of its MDS students for grabbing the top ranks in "RGUHS MDS Examination 2019". Hearty Congrats to Dr.Yogita Gupta (1st Rank ),Dr.Sowmya K(2nd Rank ),Dr. Aesha Akthar(4th Rank ),Dr.Sumitra B(5th Rank ),Dr Prerana Gopal (7th Rank ),Dr Aswathy Menon (10th Rank ).
Periopanorama 2020 - A Rapid Review
The Department of Periodontics, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences in association with Bangalore academy of periodontology under the aegis of Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences conducted Periopanorama 2020 - A Rapid Review refresher programme for the Exam going Post Graduate Students, at the very picturesque campus of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences on 28th ,29th and 30th January 2020. Renowned speakers like, Dr Ashvini padhyaye(Mumbai), Dr Raison Thomas, Dr Arun KV, Dr.Vinay V Kumar, oriented the exam going postgraduates on various significant topic in Periodontology. A panel discussion was also conducted to give tips on both theory and practical exam preparation. A whopping response of 130 postgraduate students from various prestigious institutions across India had registered for the conference.
AIDS Awareness and Blood Donation Camp
An AIDS awareness program as well as a mega blood donation camp was conducted on the 27th of January 2020 in Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences as part of the NSS activity of the college. The camp was organized in association with National Medicos Organisation, an NGO associated with our dental college and its outreach activities. The program started off at 9.30 am and continued till 5.00pm. There were more than 150 volunteers who registered for blood donation and we were successfully able to collect 102 pints of blood from the enthusiastic volunteers. The concept of donating blood to save lives was instilled in all those who participated in the program. he chief guests of the program, Shri. Devanand ji, an RSS Karyakartha and Public relations officer of RSS, Karnataka and Secretary of DSI, Sri. Galiswamy sir presided the function
Visit by Tejasvi Surya, Member of Parliament, South Bangalore constituency, on National Youth Day 2020
In his speech Tejasvi Surya highlighted that There has never been a better time in history to be a young Indian in the world. Every youngster in the country is/will becomes a valuable contributor to India becoming a 5 trillion dollar economy. This presents a lot of challenges and opportunities. Let us work towards making best use of these opportunities in building a new India. My request to youngsters today on #NationalYouthDay2020 is to concentrate on working towards increasing India's global footprint and influence.
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics conducted lecture, Demo and hands-on workshop on Dental Photography and Documentation at CD Sagar auditorium and seminar hall, Department of orthodontia from 20-12-2021 to 23-12-2021. The program was attended by 80 delegates who had earlier registered for the program which included interns, PGs and staff
Orientation program for postgraduates "How to write a Theory Paper"
Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences conducted an Orientation program on 30-03-2019 for the benefit of First and third year exam going Postgraduate students on "How to write a theory exam". The resource person for the program was Prof Dr. Chaya M David, Professor and Head, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, DSCDS. Dr. Chaya provided the students an insight into the way a theory paper need to be answered. She stressed on knowing the purpose of writing a theory answer, how to plan and prepare for the same, and tips on how to manage time and also stress on the day of exam and the days running up to the big day.
Rapid recap- sculpting the future 2019
Rapid recap- sculpting the future is the first scientific event of the year 2019 conducted by the Department Of Conservative Dentistry And Endodontics, Dayananda Sagar College Of Dental Sciences under the aegis of Association of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics- Karnataka.
The Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Dayananda Sagar Dental College, Bengaluru, conducted a three-day Master class on March 11,12,13th 2019 for the exam-going postgraduate students. Guest speakers were faculty of OMR from various Dental colleges, General Radiology and Hematology and Pedodontics. Post Graduate students from various colleges from Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka and our city participated in the three-day rapid review of the subject..
The President of the Dental Council of India, Prof. Dr. Dibyendu Mazumder was the chief guest for the Post Graduate student's Scientific program in the subject of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. Honorable Dr. D Hemachandra Sagar, Sri. Galiswamy, Dr. Rajeev Shetty (Former DME, Father of Conservative & Endodontics in Karnataka) were the guests of honor for this program.
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A CDE Programme on New Era of "Alkasites" – An alternative of Amalgam and various Preventive Care methods by Dr. Philipp E. Schneider DMD, an International Speaker from Switzerland was conducted on 9th March 2019 at the CD Sagar auditorium. The talk focused on the latest restorative material- its science and clinical applications. It was followed by Preventive care modalities for dental caries. Around 180 people including III, IV BDS students, interns, PG students and faculty members were a part of this program.
Oral Pathology: At Crossroads
The Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology conducted a Continuing Dental Education Programme titled “Oral Pathology: At Crossroads” on the 19th of February, 2019 at the Dr. D Premachandra Sagar Auditorium & Centre for Performing Arts, Dayananada Sagar Institution campus.
The Department of Periodontics conducted Professional enrichment programme on 02-02-2019 at CD Sagar Auditorium, DSI. The programme promoted professional growth and provides knowledge, skill and resource needed for continued personal development to meet career objectives. It also promoted the co-operative efforts of its members with regard to the advancement of enhancing the science and practice of Periodontics.
The Management, Principal and Faculty are proud to announce Congratulations to the Following Post Graduate and Under Graduate Students who have received University Ranks in the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences University Master of Dental Surgery (M.D.S) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) Examinations conducted in 2018.
Post Graduate Students:(MDS)
Under Graduate Students:(BDS)
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery conducted CDE Program on topic “Modalities in Detection and
Management of Oral Cancer-An Update” on 6th December 2018.
Chief guest for the day was Renowned Oncosurgeon ,KIMS and Senate Member RGUHS,Bengaluru.
Details of the scientific session:
STUDENT PLAQUE AWARD
In the recently concluded International College of Dentistry Student academics awards, held at Hyderabad on 15th December 2018, our Student, Dr. Anela Thomas received an award for highest marks scored in Dentistry.
The award was presented to Dr. Anela Thomas by Dr. Rajiv Chugh, Secretary General of the ICD Section VI and the President of the ICD, Dr. O.P.Kharbanda amidst the august presence of other Office bearers of the International College of Dentistry Section VI.
Prof.Dr.Nagesh L, Head of the Department of Public Health Dentistry, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences was an Invited Speaker at the National Level Workshop on Questionnaire designing and Validation, Qualitative research, conducted on 21st and 22nd December, 2018 at the KM Shah Dental College and Hospital, Baroda.
It was attended by Dental, Physiotherapy and Managerial faculty and students.
Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Department of Public Health Dentistry under the Aegis of National Service Scheme (NSS), Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences participated in the Medical and Dental camp organized by the Swamy Vivekananda Medical Mission, Muttil, Wayanad, Kerala. The medical mission is an NGO which works for the betterment of the Adivasis and the tribals of the Wayanad district. The hilly terrain makes the availability of medical facilities even more difficult.
A team of 8 dental doctors from the college reached Muttil, Wayanad on 31st December, 2018.
The team consisted of
|Total number of patients who attended the medical camp||1238|
|Total number of patients screened for dental problems||538|
|Children (Below 12 Years)||345|
Several patients were screened and treated for various Oral conditions/ disorders/ Dental Caries and Infections. Oral Health Awareness was also conducted on site.
IDA Karnataka State Dental Conference
The II & III BDS students & students from the Intern batch of DSCDS registered, actively participated and also presented Scientific Papers & Posters during the Scientific deliberations held at the recently concluded 46thIDA Karnataka State Dental Conference at M S Ramaiah University, Bangalore.
It is heartening to know that our III BDS students were successful in bagging the top 3 awards in the Scientific Poster category at the event.
They were guided by Dr.Krishnanand PS, Professor & Head of Department of Oral Pathology, DSCDS & Dr. Vidya MA, Senior Lecturer in Department of Oral pathology, DSCDS. The results of the Poster event are as follows:
|#||Student Name||Year of Study||Award Secured||Title of the poster||Guided By|
|1||Kruti S||III BDS||First Prize||Gene Therapy: Applications in Dentistry||Dr.Vidya MA,
Dr. Krishnanand PS
|2||Raashika Tripathi||III BDS||Second Prize||Trigeminal neuralgia Treatment & Gamma Knife Radiosurgery||Dr.Vidya MA,
Dr. Krishnanand PS
|3||Ishani Das||III BDS||Third Prize||Botox In Dentistry||Dr.Vidya MA,
Dr. Krishnanand PS
KALAKSHAJA-STATE LEVEL CULTURAL EXTRAVAGANZA
Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences was represented by a team of 25 participants (22 interns and 3 final year BDS students) under the supervision of thestaff Dr.Gargi.S.Murthy and Dr.Ranjini.M.A at KALAKSHAJA-State level cultural extravaganza held on 4th and 5th December 2018 at GDC, Bangalore. The students were talented and took part enthusiastically.
The first day events included photography, group dance, duet dance, mehendi, rangoli and many more. The second day constituted of events such as on spot dance, paper dressing, solo singing, Vegetable carving, and fashion show.Thetalented students from the college took part in all the events enthusiastically and won in most of them. Students exhibited their cultural flair and best behaviour during 2 days upholding the esteem of DSCDS.
Staff incharge - Dr Gargi S Murthy and Dr Ranjini M.A
List of Students Participating From Dayanand College Of Dental Sciences for Kalakshaja
And students feedback-
Our experience at Kalakshaja at GDC We, the interns of batch 2k19 participated in GDC's 60th jubilee celebrations, "Kalakshaja" held on the 4th and 5th of November, 2018. All of us started our preparations for the event with great enthusiasm and of course the anxiety that comes with it. The fact that we would be going to the most reputed and iconic dental institution kept us dedicated to the cause despite minor setbacks. The first day held several events such as Photography, Group dance, and many more. Our college bagged prizes in 2 events on the first day. We were happy, though not fully satisfied. The second day constituted of events such as On spot dance, paper dressing, solo singing, Vegetable carving, fashion show etc. We crossed our fingers and hoped for the best each time they announced the winners. Never before had we felt such unity, pride and sense of belonging to our institution. We managed to secure 5 more prizes bringing our tally to 7 wins. We concluded our day with a sense of achievement and a plenty of photos to serve as reminder of the time we spent together as a team.
All this however would not have been possible without our visionary principal, Dr. Hemanth who pushes us to be the best version of ourselves and of course our kind and supportive staff who gave us the freedom to practice and perfect ourselves. Dr Gargi and Dr Ranjini were the backbone of this team effort and provided us with the guidance without which we wouldn't be able to achieve this.BOOT CAMP FOR MASTER TRAINERS
Dr.S.Sacchidananda, Honorable Vice Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences with participants of the ‘Boot Camp for Master Trainers’ held in December 2018.
Dr. Sangeetha R, Reader, Department of Oral Pathology, DSCDS attended this program which was a three day intense session conducted to provide the professional support to evolve as an independent trainer in Health Professionals’ Education.
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS 2018
All Faculty along with Post Graduate and Under Graduate Students from all Departments of Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences celebrated the spirit of Christmas this year. Competitions were held for the best decorated Department which was won by:
1st Prize: Department of Periodontics
2nd Prize: Department of Orthodontics
3rd Prize: Department of Oral Medicine and Department of Maxillofacial Surgery
Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences was represented by a team of 25 participants (22 interns and 3 final year BDS students) under the supervision of the staff Dr. Gargi.S.Murthy and Dr. Ranjini.M.A at KALAKSHAJA – A State Level Cultural Extravaganza held on 4th and 5th December 2018 at GDC, Bangalore.
Inauguration of Physiotherapy Center and Fertility Centre
On the occasion of the inauguration of Physiotherapy center and fertility centre at Urban Primary Health Center, NR colony, Bangalore the Member of Legislative Assembly Mr. Ravi Subramanya and Mayor Shri. Gangambike Mallikarjun visited the “Satellite Dental Clinic” a peripheral out-post of the “Department of Public Health Dentistry”, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences on 31st of October 2018 at 1130AM.
The various treatment procedures that were being done at the dental clinic for the masses including provision of dentures through Danta Bhagya Scheme and specialty care such as root canal treatments were informed to them. Mr Ravi Subramanya, honorable MLA volunteered for a dental check up and also enquired in detail about the average number of out patients being examined and treated at the center. The dignitaries had a clear view of the equipments and instruments that were available at the center. They were impressed by the work being done and appreciated the doctors.
The MLA and the mayor felicitated our Honorable Secretary Mr. Galiswamy for extending our services to the deserving population through Bangalore City
Report on National Tooth-brushing Day Celebrations
The “National Tooth brushing day” as prescribed by Dental Council of India is celebrated in the month of November every year. The Department of Public Health Dentistry, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences conducted a dental health education camp including the monitored tooth brushing program. A team of faculty and students of the department organized and conducted the monitored tooth brushing program on 14-11-18 at Dayananda Sagar Kannada Medium School, Yelachenahalli, Bangalore. This school majorly caters to the students coming from lower socio economic strata in and around Yelachenahalli.
Oral health education was imparted to all the students using charts and models through demonstrations and lectures. Those students who were identified to have dental problems were counseled and were provided a referral card to receive treatment at subsidized cost on priority basis in Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences. High school students were provided with free toothbrushes.
Separate session for demonstrating brushing technique was conducted. All the high school students were made to brush the teeth as demonstrated by the doctors. The dentists supervised the technique, and feedback was given till they learnt the correct way of brushing.
We thank ORAL B Company for the provision of toothbrushes.
Research Development and Sustenance Committee Meet:
Research development and sustenance committee meet was held on 31st October 2018 at 9:30 am at CIL building DSI in order to scrutinize the research synopses submitted by the post graduates and faculty. On the scheduled day, a total of 25 synopses were presented in power point format by the post graduate students and faculty members. The meet was chaired by Dr. Hemanth .M and the member secretary Dr. Nagesh .L along with external and internal subject experts.
A total of 25 synopses were scrutinized for scientific integrity by the Research Methodologist, Statistician and subject experts.
The inputs given by the reviewers were incorporated by all the researchers and resubmitted after the necessary corrections. The corrected synopses were mailed to the Ethical Committee members to be scrutinized for ethical integrity. This systematic approach was followed to heighten the quality of research in our institution.
Institutional Ethical Committee (IEC) Meeting:
The Institutional Review Board at Dayananda Sagar College of dental sciences conducted the Institutional Ethical Committee (IEC) meeting on 20-11-2018 at Seminar hall, Department of Orthodontics. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Murugan .V Principal, College of Pharmacy, Dayananda Sagar Institutions in the presence of Member secretary Dr. Nagesh .L and other members.
All the members presented the synopses to the IEC members. A thorough scrutiny of ethical integrity and issues like autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, veracity, confidentiality and conflict of interest was reviewed by the members. The meeting concluded with the members giving their valuable inputs regarding ethical issues to the researchers and were suggested to make necessary modifications. After necessary modifications were made in the synopses the Ethical approval certificates were issued to all the researchers. Institutional review board intends to maintain high standards of scientific and ethical vigors which were accomplished with these meetings.
College Day & Graduation Day 2018:
The College & Graduation Day – Antaragni 2018 was held at Dr. D Premachandra Sagar Auditorium & Centre for Performing Arts, Dayananda Sagar Insitutions Campus - I on 6th of Oct 2018 from 1.30 PM to 4.00 PM. This was the culmination of the 10 day long, sports & cultural fest, where the whole college right from staff to all students took part enthusiastically. This was in line with our objective and belief that all work & no play make students dull. So, we at DSCDS encourage them to participate in extracurricular activities and sports events by maintaining a healthy mix and balance of both work & play. This was also an event where students took the responsibility to make their participation & presence felt by being a part of the overall organization of the event with the help & guidance of the staff. Such student driven events bring out the best in each of them and we witnessed their skills in finance, administration, culturals, sports activities etc.
Adding a feather on the cap of this special occasion was the presence of Dr. D. Hemachandra Sagar, Honorable Chairman - DSI, & Dr. S. Sacchidananda, Honorable Vice-chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences for the event. The program was a huge success exhibiting high order of organization skills shown by our staff members & students.
The Principal of DSCDS Dr. Hemanth M gave an important message saying that each of the intern has to work to make himself/herself Unique & Remembered. He revealed the formula to become Unique & Remembered. If one can develop Calmness, it would help them develop Concentration & this power of Concentration is the basis of all learnings in this world. This secret has been revealed by none other than the great Swami Vivekananda. He ended his speech emphasizing the need to take care of oneself, which will help provide the best care for the patients, as stated in the revised Hippocratic Oath of 2017.
Honorable Vice-chancellor RGUHS& honorable chairman - DSI spoke from their hearts touching all the students with their valuable messages. There was an award ceremony for the toppers in academics, sports, culturals & the best out going all rounders. It was a moment of pride for all the awardees, the graduating doctors & their parents to receive the awards from the highly esteemed dignitaries. Overall, the program went really well, to the satisfaction of all present there.
Blood Donation Camp Report
A mega blood donation camp was conducted on the 15th of September 2019 in Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences as part of the NSS activity of the college. The program was in commemoration of the silver jubilee celebrations of our dental college. The camp was organized in association with Karnataka VidhyarthiKoota(KVK), an NGO associated with our dental college and its outreach activities. A team of doctors and technicians from the Sanjay Gandhi Trauma Hospital Blood Bank and Sagar Hospital blood bank were commissioned to do the needful. The programwas held at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, DSCDS and started off at 9.30 am and continued till 2.30pm. There were about 150 volunteers who registered for blood donation andwe were successfully able to collect 80 pints of blood from the enthusiastic volunteers.
The concept of donating blood to save lives was instilled in all those who participated in the program
Report of Orientation Day - 2018
Orientation Day – 2018, washeld at CD Sagar Auditorium, DSI, Bangalore, on 17th September 2018 from 10AM to 1.30PM. With the objective of orienting, enthusing & motivating our newly admitted I year BDS students we had a successful & fulfilling orientation day program. It was indeed a very motivating & energized day not only for I year BDS students but also for the II years, III years, interns, I year PG students & staff, who agreed in one voice that they were all charged up (all the other students were included too in view of the chief guest, who is renowned in many respects).WORKSHOP ON HEALTH RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND HEALTH STATISTICS
The Department of Public Health Dentistry, DSCDS are proud to report a successfully organized and conducted a WORKSHOP ON HEALTH RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND HEALTH STATISTICS from the 28th -31st of August 2018 at the CIL AUDITORIUM, DSI.
Dr Nagesh L, the chief resource person for the workshop, along with Dr Ravi Shirahatti and Dr Shyam Sivasamy (speakers), are faculty in the discipline of Public Health Dentistry and have been conducting workshops on Research Methodology, Biostatistics, Critical Evaluation of Scientific Articles, Research Ethics, Scientific Writing and other allied topics for many years. They have conducted workshops on above said subjects in medical colleges and dental colleges across the country.
The inaugural function took place on 28thAugust,2018, and the occasion was graced by Shri Galiswamy, Secretary, DSI, Dr. Hemanth M, Principal, DSCDS and Dr. Roopa R Nadig, Dean, DSCDS.
We had an overwhelming response from the staff of different specialties from our college, and around 10 staff from other medical and dental colleges across Bangalore. There were around 50 registrations for the CDE Programme which was beyond our expectations and the Karnataka State Dental Council has awarded 18 CDE points for the research workshop.
The workshop helped every participant to know the fundamentals of Health research and Health statistics, to identify a Research problem, formulate Research question, Research hypothesis, and Null hypothesis and defend. They were able to clearly formulate the objectives of a research and do literature search (basic and advanced) on a research topic using Pub med and other search engines and compile the available literature. They were also able to calculate sample size for a given research using G power soft ware and enter the dummy data into the excel sheet, import, analyze the data using SPSS and interpret the data.
At the end of the CDE Programme we received very good feedback for organizing such a programme. Most of them were happy to have gained more knowledge and take home messages. Each and every one of the delegates went home with eager minds to pen down their research works and to do further research with the skills that they had acquired in these 4 days.
The programme was a huge success, and this is a remarkable achievement for the Department of Public Health Dentistry, DSCDS, and for the DSI as a whole.