12 April 2023, 10:00 am
Programme Type
Multipurpose Hall, Kamaladevi Complex, IIC

Conceptualised by Dr. Ashwani Kumar

From 10:00 to 13:00
Workshop on Maintenance of Oral Health

Workshop by subject experts on oral health

Open to IIC members and staff members of IIC


At 16:00
Be Mouth Smart-Keep Your Smile all the While: Smiling the Miles

Speaker: Dr. (Smt) Ritu Duggal, Chief, Centre for Dental Education & Research, All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Chair: Dr. Ashwani Kumar

Oral health is seen as a key aspect in sustaining good overall medical health across all age groups. With increasing age, this becomes even more crucial. Poor oral health can be detrimental to nutritional status and systemic health, resulting in a cascade of negative effects such as decreased desire or inability to eat due to loose, painful teeth or ill-fitting dentures. Medical conditions such as Diabetes and periodontal disease are known to have a bi-directional relationship, were the risk of periodontitis adversely affects the glycaemic control