Orident organizes “Dental Screening” in government schools
Bangalore, January 29, 2017: Orident, India’s first complete oral care solution provider at an affordable cost, in association with “The Society for People Health” (TSPH), an NGO, conducted a “Dental Screening Camp” at 13 different places in the city today. Around 2000 students along with teachers from government schools around Kaval Byrasandra, Gandhinagar, DJ Halli, NS Line, Venkateshpuram, Lingarajapuram and Murphy Town took part in the camp. The students were made aware about dental health and hygiene. A team of around 20 Dentists and paramedical staff from Orident conducted this camp.
“In children, 25%of the first visit to the emergency ward in hospitals is due to a dentalrelated problem. Of the 4 million children born each year, more than half willhave cavities by the time they reach second grade. Over 40-50% of children willbe affected by tooth decay before they reach 5 years of age. Seven out of 10Indian kids suffer from gum disease. 70% children under the age of 15 havedental caries. 55% of school children in India have decayed teeth,” saidDr. Shine Philip Mathews, MDS - Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics,Orident.
“Oral care is oneof the highly ignored segments in the Indian healthcare scenario, despite theincrease in number of people suffering from poor oral health in the country.Studies say, almost 90% of Indians suffer from one or the other dental problemin which periodontics and gum problems are the most common.” added Dr.Shine.
With an effort toimprove social well-being of the needy, Orident plan to regularly undertakemany such activities and health camps in different parts of the city.
The core motto ofOrident is – ‘No conditions on health’, under which they provide end to enddental solutions and preventive dental-care service, at an affordable cost.Patients with pre-existing conditions are also eligible for Orident services. Aunique feature of Orident also facilitates the patient to transfer unused subscriptionto any member in the family at no additional cost. The treatment also comeswith the benefit of no limitations on the number of consultations, diagnosis ortreatments. From oral pathology to orthodontics, i.e. from basic clean-upto implantation, Orident facilitates the patient to avail everything at onecost.