Accomplishing communal awareness on dentistry and offering dental treatment in the near vicinity of the community is the sole motive of this division.
Mobile Dental Van, field work doctors and qualified assistants all make free dental services successfully possible in the rural camps in addition to the services in school screening camps and during visits to primary health centers. On their academic side the department is quite active in organizing various forums on research methodology, teachers training program and CDE programs attended by delegates of various institutes Audio visual aids like television, VCR, tape recorder and public addressing system are used routinely to impart oral health education. Oral health intervention activities too are regularly conducted in the rural areas of Davangere district. The unit has set up a museum bearing informative 3D Models and posters on Dental health originally prepared by students for the community dental awareness. In May 2006, the unit joined hands with the WHO and has been an active participant in all educational programs and surveys ever since.
The department offers comprehensive oral health care services which includes health education, Oral prohylaxis, pit and fissure sealant application, topical fluoride application, Glass lonomer cement, amalgam and composite restorations, pulp therapies, RCT, extractions, Removable prosthesis & crown & Bridge.