The first edition of SHARP- Saveetha’s Headway on Advanced Revision in Paediatric Dentistry was conducted by the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry. It's a national CDE program for general practitioners. Dr.Hemalatha, Professor and Head of Department of Pedodontics, SRM Dental College, Ramapuram, presided over the function. The program started with the lighting of kuthuvilakkuby the Dean, Dr.N.D.Jayakumar and the chief guest. Dr. Deepa Gurunathan, delivered the welcome address and Dr.EMG.Subramanian the vote of thanks.
Dr.Aruna Mohan B.D.S, M.Dent.Sc gave a lecture on Interceptive Orthodontics. She highlighted on the importance of treating children with malocclusion at right age. Next lecture, Localisation of Supernumerary Teeth by Dr.Srikanthkumar Mallineni B.D.S, M.D.S (Hong Kong) described the various modalities of locating and removal of supernumerary teeth. Dr.Victor Samuel, Reader, SRM Kaatangulathur Dental College spoke about the importance of treating very young children under general anaesthesia. Protocols to be followed and different centres with theater setups were also discussed. Dr.Shankar, Reader from Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Dr.Veera Kishorekumar Reddy gave a detailed insight about Traumatic Injuries and Rotary Endodontics respectively.
E-poster competition was conducted and students from various colleges including one from Andhra Pradesh actively participated and presented. Awards for the winners were given away by the Director of Academics, Saveetha Dental College in the Valedictory function at 4pm.