PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY


About the Department

Public Health Dentistry Department focuses on the science and art of preventing and controlling dental diseases, and promoting dental health through organized community efforts. Our faculty and staff are responsible for the planning and execution of community based extra mural experiences (both clinical and non clinical) and public health course work of the dental students. Department is fully equipped with ultramodern dental chairs and most sophisticated gadgets to increase awareness about dental health in general population. Department is actively involved in dental camps and awareness programs specifically targeting rural population, geriatric population, school going children and disabled persons. The department has acquired 2 state of art air-conditioned mobile dental vans equipped with most updated instruments and gadgets.
The department also runs 2 Satellite Clinics for the benefit of patients. The clinics are well equipped with all facilities to ensure quality care.
The department has an ongoing PG Program since last 5 years and is involved in various Research activities and Oral Health Survey Programmes.

Departmental activities

Camps are conducted on regular basis in schools and rural areas. Special camps are also organized in old age homes and for persons with special health care needs apart from other camps organized in collaboration with charitable trusts. In the past year, 16 check-up and treatment camps were organized in various schools where 2635 children were screened. 55 check-up and treatment camps were organized in villages where 2401 people were screened. Nine special camps were also organized where 630 subjects were seen.
World No Tobacco Day was celebrated where brick-kiln workers were educated regarding the ill-effects of tobacco and screened for oral pre-malignant and malignant lesions.
World Oral Hygiene Day was celebrated on 1st August by creating awareness regarding good oral hygiene among the masses.
AIDS day was organized on Dec 1st in collaboration with a team from Civil hospital of Faridabad where a street play was conducted on awareness about AIDS.

DR. CHARU MOHAN MARYA

HOD AND PROFEESOR

Email Id : maryacm@yahoo.co.uk

BIOGRAPHY

Lead and administer the delivery of high quality educational programs and services, including planning, development, program review, and staffing. Informing the management about the major programs and services of the college and seek their approval as required. Involved with development of the curriculum for the undergraduates and post graduates and examinations. Responsible for the operational aspects of undergraduate and postdoctoral programs. Coordination of all research and educational and training activities and clinical services related to the college. Responsible for international collaboration with foreign universities, [usm malaysia]. Coordinating various institutional national and international educational programs. Mentoring faculty, staff and students and engaging them in effective and successful team work. Representing the institute outside programs and involved with outreach community service activities as related to oral health and disease prevention. Serve as the coordinator with other faculty and administrators and chairman in the dental school on matters related to the research, clinical programs and all intramural practices. Guiding post graduate students in the subject of public health dentistry in their masters program.

Educational & Professional Background:

 

Year of Passing College / University

Medium of training

PhD

 

Pursuing From SGT University Gurgaon since 2014

English

PG Diploma In Hospial Administration

2013

Medvarsity

English

M.D.S. (Community Dentistry)

1998

KLE’s Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

English

BDS

1993

Government Dental College, Rohtak, Haryana, India

English

Higher Secondary Schooling

1987

Board of School Education, Haryana, India

English

Research & Interest:

• School Dental Health Education Programs

• School Dental Health Treatment Programs

• Industrial Worker’s Dental Health Programs

• Rural Dental Health Educational and Treatment Programs

Professional Memberships:

MDS

• Incharge- Post graduate (MDS- PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY) program in the department.

• MDS THESIS GUIDED / UNDER GUIDENCE - 10

PhD GUIDE

• Indian coordinator- Dr. Ekta [PhD student at the University of Sheffield. UK]

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF:

• Journal of Oral Health & Community Dentistry

MEMBERSHIPS:

1. Life Member Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

2. Life Member Indian Dental Association

3. Life member International Society for Fluoride Research

The International Cleft lip and Palate Foundation International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations SECRETARY OF INSTITUTIONAL ETHICAL COMMITTEE OF SUDHA RUSTAGI COLLEGE OF DENTAL SCIENCES & RESEARCH SINCE 2013. MEMBER INSTITUTIONAL ADMISSION COMMITTEE. EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER OF MANY NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS REVIEWER FOR MANY INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL JOURNALS

MEMBER PG BOARD OF STUDIES

Member Post Graduate Board Of Studies For Public Health Dentistry; Pt. B.D.Sharma University Of Health Sciences. Rohtak. Haryana

EXAMINER TO EXTERNAL UNIVERSITIES

On panel of various universities as External Examiner for the subject of Community Dentistry/ Public Health Dentistry for Undergraduate and Post Graduate.

INSPECTOR: DENTAL COUNCIL OF INDIA

On panel of DENTAL COUNCIL OF INDIA as inspector to inspect the progress of under graduate and post graduate program of various dental colleges of India.

SELECTION COMMITTEE MEMBER

For selection of Professor in COMMUNITY DENTISTRY, ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY, ALIGARH (U.P).[ EXPERT ]

For selection of Principal, D J Dental College Modinagar. U P, India [External expert

Awards/ Publications:

1. Listed in Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care, 2011-12[8th edition

2. Awarded Certificate Of Appreciation By Government Of Haryana For Best Dental Health Services on 26th January 2013.

DR. RUCHI NAGPAL

Reader

Email Id : drruchinagpal1975@gmail.com

BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATIONAL & PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

 

Year of Passing

College / University

Medium of training

PhD

 

Pursuing from SGT University, Gurgaon since July, 2015

English

M.D.S. (Public Health Dentistry)

2009

Sardar Patel Post Graduate Institute of Dental & Medical Sciences, Lucknow, RML Avadh University, Faizabad.

English

BDS

1999

SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India.

English

Higher Secondary Schooling

1992

Central Board of Secondary Education

English

Research & Interests:

1. School Dental Health Education Programs

2. School Dental Health Treatment Programs

3. Industrial Worker’s Dental Health Programs

4. Rural Dental Health Educational and Treatment Programs

Professional Memberships:

1. Life Member Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

2. Annual Member Indian Dental Association

Awards/ Publications:

1. Gold Medal: For standing 1st in MDS exam conducted by Dr RML Avadh University, Faizabad in 2009.

DR. NEETU GUPTA

( Sr. Lecture )

DR CHANDAN DHINGRA

Senior Lecturer

Email Id : chandandhngr@gmail.com

BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATIONAL & PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

 

Year of Passing

College / University

Medium of training

M.D.S. (Public Health Dentistry)

2013

I.T.S. Centre for Dental Studies and Research, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut

English

BDS

2009

I.T.S. Centre for Dental Studies and Research, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut

English

Higher Secondary Schooling

2004

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi, India

English

Research & Interests:

1. School Dental Health Education Programs

2. School Dental Health Treatment Programs

3. Industrial Worker’s Dental Health Programs

4. Rural Dental Health Educational and Treatment Programs

Professional Memberships:

1. Life Member - Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

DR SAKSHI KATARIA

Senior Lecturer

Email Id : sakshikataria87@gmail.com

BIOGRAPHY

A confident communicator who can relate well to dental patients. An enriched healthcare professional with a long track record of successfully diagnosing and treating patient’s dental conditions and with immense research interest and experience. Desire to work in stimulating and growth oriented environment where I can apply and enhance my experience, education and skills with an opportunity for mutual growth and advancement. Looking for a great opportunity to work with a forward thinking and highly regarded medical organization

Educational & Professional Background:

 

Year  of

Passing

College / University

Medium    of training

MDS   (Public   Health

Dentistry)

2015

Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences

& Research, Faridabad

Affiliated to: Pt. B.D   Sharma University

Of Health Sciences, Rohtak

English

BDS

2010

SGT Dental College, Gurgaon

Affiliated     to:     Maharashi     Dayanand

University, Rohtak

English

Higher       Secondary

Schooling

2005

Delhi Public School, Faridabad

Affiliated to: Central board of Secondary

Education, New Delhi

English

Research & Interests:

i. School Dental Health Education Programs

ii. School Dental Health Treatment Programs

iii. Industrial Worker’s Dental Health Programs

iv. Rural Dental Health Educational and Treatment Programs

Professional Memberships:

1. Life Member Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

2. Life Member Indian Dental Association

Awards/ Publication:

i. GOLD MEDAL – MDS FINAL EXAMINATION

ii. Scholarship: Research grant for Thesis by Colgate-Palmolive India Ltd.


DR. PRATIBHA TANEJA

Senior lecturer

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

Year of Passing

College / University

Medium of training

MDS (Public Health Dentistry)

2017

Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences & Research, Faridabad
Affiliated to: Pt. B.D  Sharma University Of Health Sciences, Rohtak

English

BDS

2011

HKE’s SN College of Dental Sciences and Research
Affiliated to: RGUHS, Banglore

English

ACHIEVEMENTS

1. BDS- Gold medalist(Periodontology)
2. MDS Gold medalist

REGISTRATION IN DENTAL COUNCIL:

• Karnataka State Dental Council –REG NO- 31007A

RESEARCH:

• DISSERTATION on “Early Childhood Caries and its association with Socio-behavioural and Parental factors among 2-6 year old children in Faridabad” • LIBRARY DISSERTATION on "Research Methodology".
• TERM PAPER on “Prevalence and determinants of Temporomandibular Disorders among 12-15 year old children of Faridabad.”.
• TERM PAPER on “To compare the plaque control efficacy of Chlorhexidine, combination of Chlorhexidine and Xylitol and plain Xylitol mouthwashes on Salivary Streptococcus mutans count, Plaque and Gingival scores of young adults”

ALSO INVOLVED IN:

• School Dental Health Education Programs
• School Dental Health Treatment Programs
• Industrial Worker’s Dental Health Programs
• Rural Dental Health Educational and Treatment Programs

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS:

1. Aggarwal P, Taneja P, Marurkar A, Jaggi A, Sukul S, Gupta A. PROXIMAL VIEW OF TEMPOROMANDIBULAR DISORDERS IN CHILDREN: A REVIEW. Published in International Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research (Vol. 2, Issue, 8, pp. 591-596, August, 2016)
2. Marya CM, Taneja P, Oberoi SS, Nagpal R, Arora D and Dhingra C. SILVER DIAMINE FLUORIDE AND ITS CLINICAL APPLICATION: A NEW APPROACH TO CARIES PROPHYLAXIS. . Published in International Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research.(Vol. 2, Issue, 8, pp. 505-510, August, 2016)
3. Ruchi Nagpal, Anil Gupta., CM Marya., Neeraj Nagpal and Pratibha Taneja. INFANT ORAL CARE – A SURVEY OF DENTISTS PRACTICING IN DELHI, INDIA International Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research (Vol. 2, Issue, 8, pp. 527-530, August, 2016)
4. Marya CM, Taneja P, Oberoi SS, Nagpal R, Arora D and Marya V. Efficacy of chlorhexidine, xylitol, and chlorhrexidine+1 xylitol against dental plaque, gingivitis and saliva streptococcus mutans load: a randomized controlled trial. Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry