Extra Edge Programme on Dental care and Adolescent Management

June 22, 2019 5:38 pm

Velammal west organized Extra Edge Learning opportunities for Middle school children by Dr. Sandhya Arunkumar, Dentist, Mandaveli on 22.06.19. During this programme she gave a brief talk about Oral hygiene and practice of keeping the mouth and teeth clean to prevent dental problem most commonly dental cavities and bad breath. General guide lines was suggested by her and she also explained about the tools to clean between the teeth, including floss and inter dental brushes. Mouth is a window into what’s going on. The students got awareness on taking good care of their mouth, teeth and gums is a worthy goal. She concluded that for a healthy smile they must practice good Oral hygiene.

Velammal west is proud once again to had a separate session on puberty for girls by Dr. Sandhya Arunkumar. Puberty is a phase of rapid growth. It is a time of rapid brain development and identity formation with many emotional changes for both boys and girls. Adolescence is a time of physical, social, and maturation. Biological, social, emotional and intellectual growth in an adolescence is not synchronized. She discussed with do’s and dont’s during their regular cycles. Clean and hygiene tips were given to the students. As they were becoming more emotionally and independent. She concluded with good communication and support from family and friends most young people negotiate puberty effectively.


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