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22

Nov2022

Free dental treatment camp

The Department of Public Health Dentistry, AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences in association with the International College of Dentists, Nodal Officer Dr. Laveena of National Oral Health program and Valmiki Ashram School conducted a free dental treatment camp at Valmiki Ashram School, Kuddupadavu, Bantwala on 22.11.2022 as part of the National Oral Health Program. 

Oral health awareness was provided. A total of 45 patients were screened during the camp. 14 patients underwent oral prophylaxis, 27 patients underwent GIC restorations, 4 patients underwent pit an...

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19

Oct2022

Lecture series

The SDG Cell of Nitte DU in collaboration with the Alumni Association of Nitte DU organized a lecture on "Sustainable Development of the Coastal Economy in India: An Assessment" on 19th October 2022. Prof. (Dr) Chethan Hegde, Head, Dept. of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge, ABSMIDS delivered the opening remarks. Dr.Gopinath Thilak, Reader, Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Coordinator of Alumni Association, ABSMIDS welcomed the gathering. Ms. Akanksha, Intern invoked the blessings of the almighty with a prayer. Dr. Anupama Prasad D, Reader, Dept.of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge and Coordinator for SDG Chapter 17, introduced the guest...

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09

Oct2022

Free Dental Treatment Camp at Molahalli Health Centre

The Dept. of Public Health Dentistry, ABSMIDS in association with the International College of Dentists and Prof. (Dr) Shantharam Shetty, Pro Chancellor of Nitte University, conducted a free Dental Treatment Camp at Molahalli Health Centre, Molahalli Patelara Doddamane Rukmini Tejappa Shetty Memorial, Kundapura on 9th October 2022. Oral health awareness was provided.

24 patients were screened during the camp and 19 patients got the treatment done with basic procedures like scaling, restorations, and extractions. 5 patients got check-up done and were referred to Dabbekatte Rural Centre for further treatment....

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29

Aug2022

Faculty development program 2 day workshop on problem based learning

A 2-Day Faculty Development Workshop on Problem Based Learning was conducted by A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences on 29th & 30th August 2021. The resource persons of the workshop; Prof.(Dr). J. Sabarinathan, Director(Academics),VMRF Deemed University, Adjunt Professor, Penang International Dental College, Malaysia and Prof.(Dr). Maya Ramesh, Head of the Department of Oral Pathology, VMDSC, VMRF-DU conducted the workshop for 35 faculty members of A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte Deemed to be University. The workshop emphasized on the introduction and importance of innovative methods into the education system followed ...

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06

Jun2022

9th Certificate course on cone beam computed tomography

The Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology conducted the 9th batch of the 4-day Certificate course on "Cone Beam Computed Tomography" from 6th to 9th June 2022 under the guidance of Prof. (Dr) US Krishna Nayak, Principal & Dean and Dr. Vidya Ajila, Head, Dept. of OMR.

Dr. Ananya Madiyal, Lecturer, Dept. of OMR was the Course Co-Ordinator.

The four-day extensive hands-on course included the applications of CBCT in various aspects of head and neck imaging in multi-planar dimensions in various specialties of Dentistry, including Oral Implantology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Endodontics, Periodontics, Diagnosis of TMJ disorders, artefacts in CBCT images, as ...

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09

Mar2022

International Women's Day

International Women's Day 2022 was celebrated by the Women's Forum of A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences on 9th March 2022.

Prof. (Dr.) U S Krishna Nayak, Principal & Dean, ABSMIDS presided over the function. Prof. (Dr). Amitha Ramesh, President, Women's Forum, welcomed the gathering and Prof. (Dr). Darshana Devadiga, Chairperson/Secretary, Women's Forum introduced the chief guest and the guest speaker.

Prof. (Dr.) Suchetha Kumari N, Dept. of Biochemistry and Principal Scientific Officer, Central Research Laboratory, KSHEMA was the Chief Guest. She was felicitated for her remarkable achievements in the field of teaching and research.

Prof (D...

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13

Feb2022

Martyrs day trekking expedition - Makkiparla, Ujire

To commemorate the sacrifice of the 40 brave hearts who lost their lives in the Pulwama attack, the Student Council of 2021 in association with the NSS Unit, ABSMIDS organized 'Martyrs Day Trekking Expedition' to Makkiparla, Ujire situated 60 km from the college premises on 13th February 2022. The expedition was envisioned under the guidance of Dean, Prof. (Dr.) US Krishna Nayak, organised by Prof. (Dr.) Rahul Bhandary (Dean - Student Welfare) with the support of Dr. Avaneendra Talwar (NSS Coordinator ABSMIDS), Ms. Diya Shetty (President -Student Union 2021), Dr. Aditya Shetty, Dr. Ganesh Bhatt and Dr. Bharath Kumar. 65 students along with faculty undertook the 5-hour long trek which was ...

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09

Feb2022

Dental camp

The Dept. of Public Health Dentistry, AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences in association with the International College of Dentists and Primary Health Centre, Nellyadi conducted a free dental treatment camp at Primary Health Centre, Nellyadi on 9th February 2022 to provide awareness in oral health....

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09

Jan2022

Conquering Challenges in Pediatric Dentistry with NOIS - A hands-on workshop

The Department of Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences conducted a hands-on workshop on "Conquering Challenges in Pediatric Dentistry with NOIS" on 9th & 10th January 2022. This program was conducted in collaboration with the Dental Education Unit of the College.

The Chief Guest for the workshop was Prof. (Dr) Sham Bhat, Vice Principal, Yenepoya Dental College. The presidential address was delivered by Principal & Dean Prof. (Dr) US Krishna Nayak. The resource person for the two-day workshop was the college alumnus Dr. Aum B Joshi, who is a faculty at the College of Dental Sciences, Amargadh, Gujarat.

A total of 4...

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06

Nov2021

National Tooth brushing day 2021

Oral health is considered to be the mirror of general wellbeing. Oral health problems can affect our ability to chew food, the way we speak or communicate, and also affect the overall quality of life. It is very essential to educate children regarding the importance of oral health and also emphasize the need to inculcate preventive measures at an early age.

A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore in association with Don Bosco English Medium School, Shirva commemorated the NATIONAL TOOTH BRUSHING DAY 2021 by conducting awareness and hands-on program on tooth brushing for students of Class 1 to 10, on 6th November 2021 at Don Bosco English Medium School, Shirva. ...

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29

Oct2021

Dental Screening Camp

A Dental Screening Camp was conducted for children & pregnant women under the guidance of Prof. (Dr) Manju R, Head, Dept. of Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry as part of the Nutritional Health Camp organised by the Dept. of Community Medicine, KSHEMA at the Inner Wheel Club, Puttur on 29th September 2021.

The objective of the camp was to provide basic dental health education to children and motivate them to practise dental hygiene. 21 children underwent oral examination, treatment plan was explained and appointment cards were given to the caregivers.

Documentation of all the advised treatments to be performed on children was made on the camp forms and referrals...

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23

Sep2021

A program on 'The Use of Nitrous Oxide Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry' on 23rd September 2021

The Department of Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences conducted a program on 'The Use of Nitrous Oxide Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry' on 23rd September 2021. The workshop began with the inauguration and lamp lighting ceremony and a welcome speech by the Principal & Dean, Prof (Dr.) U S Krishna Nayak. This was followed by a Lecture, interactive session and demonstration of nitrous oxide sedation by Prof (Dr.) Sumalatha Shetty, Department of Anaesthesiology, KSHEMA....

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02

Jul2021

Congratulations to Prof. (Dr.) U.S. Krishna Nayak

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21

Jan2021

Lecture on 'Fundamentals of Patient Communication' & Annual White Coat Day celebration

A lecture on 'Fundamentals of Patient Communication' was organized for the students and staff of ABSMIDS on 21st January 2021 at the New Auditorium. The program started with the invocation followed by lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest & Resource person, Prof. (Dr.) PP Devan and other dignitaries.

Prof. (Dr.) US Krishna Nayak, Principal & Dean welcomed the gathering. Prof. (Dr.) Santhosh Shenoy introduced Prof. (Dr.) PP Devan, Dept. of ENT, AJIMS who delivered a Guest Lecture on 'Fundamentals of Patient Communication'.

This was followed by the Annual White Coat Day celebration. Dr. Renita Lorina Castelino, the second speaker of the day, highlighted the sign...

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16

Feb2021

Certificate course in 'Cone Beam Computed Tomography'

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN CONE BEAM COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY: The Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology conducted the seventh batch of the 4-day Certificate course in 'Cone Beam Computed Tomography' from 16th to 19th February 2021 under the guidance of Prof. (Dr.) US Krishna Nayak, Principal & Dean and Prof. (Dr.) G. Subhas Babu, Head, Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology, ABSMIDS....

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