DENTAL CHECK-UP AND AWARENESS CAMP HELD

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By Fast Kashmir on 11/11/2017.

DENTAL CHECK-UP AND AWARENESS CAMP HELD

JAMMU, Nov 11: A two day dental check-up camp begins at Best Price store Jammu. This camp is organised by Colgate India in collaboration with Indian Dental Association (IDA)

Free samples of toothpastes, toothbrushes, Plax mouthwash,pain out ointment were distributed to atleast 140 visitors on the first day.

Dr.Gautam Sharma, senior dental surgeon of J&K and Ex-President Indian Dental Association (IDA) Jammu along with Dr.Aamir Shamas Malik, Periodontist, conducted the oral health check-up.

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Dr.Gautam Sharma demonstrated the proper brushing technique and advised general public to avoid sweet sticky foods, candies, choclates and soft drinks which are the main cause of cavities and periodontal problems. 

Dr.Aamir Shamas advised visitors to toothbrush twice daily along with mouthwash and dental floss for cleaning interdental spaces.He also stressed that a toothbrush must be replaced after 3months of use.

Sumeet Gandotra,Oral Care Consultant Colgate India, along with Ashwani Kumar, Colgate promoter at Best Price Jammu was also present during this dental check-up camp.