The college of Dentistry /Mustansiriyah University has carried out a different social services on oral health status for different segments of the society and varying age groups to inform them how to care their teeth and methods of prevention of decay and periodically during the year 2016-2017 to include the facilities of a wide range of agencies:
The Paedodontic, Orthodontics and Prevention department
Teaching staff department has visited the primary schools and centers for special needs and the Center for Orphans from 4-12 years to teach children the correct methods of brushing teeth and how to maintain their primary teeth as an important task as important as permanent teeth through illustrations During the visit, they discussed the importance of nutrition, healthy food with children and their teachers, and the types of food which lead to tooth decay and thus extraction, which affects the growth of the jaw and the need for the child for long-term and expensive treatments
Under the administrative number: 761 on 9-3-2017 , we visit the happy family center for special needs (institute of autism|) in Al-kharkh district in Baghdad ,we learned them how to obtain good oral hygiene and the correct methods of brushing teeth in easy way ,the benefit of good nutrition for their oral health, at the end of the visit we gave them gifts (tooth brush , tooth paste.
Under the mission of community engagement with administration number: 790 in 12-3-2017, a team of faculty members at Mustansiriyah University visited one of the government orphanage (Dar Baraeum ALsalikh) for boys in the Baghdad city. Munad Al Duliamy a Lecturer at the POP department at the College of Dentistry Mustansiriyah University was accompanied the team and gave the orphans an instructions about proper teeth brushing technique and how to maintain good oral health. A gift basket was dispensed for each orphans.
Under the administrative number: 927 on 20-3-2017, we visit the Center of Heba Allah for Down Syndrome in Al-kharkh district in Baghdad in International day of Down Syndrome, we explain to them in a simplified way how to brush teeth and they do it in front of us also, we discussed with their teachers and parents the effect of the syndrome on the oral , dental health and the necessary of periodic visit the dentist to detect the caries initially and treat it ,finally we gave them presents and healthy food .
Under the mission of community engagement eith the administrative number 3318 in 28-8-2017, Munad Al Duliamy And Allia Allami a faculty members at the POP department at the College of Dentistry/ Mustansiriyah University visited one of the government orphanage (Dar Zuhur ALealawia)) for Girls in the Baghdad city. A lecture about dental and oral health was given to the orphans and a demonstration of proper teeth brushing technique was presented to the orphans. A gift basket was dispensed for each orphans.
Under the administrative number: 4377 on 27-11-2017 and As a part of the social services done by the staff of College of Dentistry / Al- Mustansiriyah University, Assistant Prof. Dr. Dalia Kudier Abbas, Assistant Prof. Suhad Mohammed Ali, Lecturer Dr. Samar Abdulraheem and lecturer Huda Alyas, have conducted a visit to Al- Omoma primary school, which is located in Al- Rusafa District in Baghdad. The mission of the visits was to educate children to achieve positive dental health attitude and long-lasting good oral health habits. It is well known that the basis of good oral hygiene is set up at early age so the visit aimed to support this school in education of the youngest people in a relaxed atmosphere that is full of fun while they were in their classrooms.
The group of faculty staff did not only talk on the importance of dental health but played fun games that educated about nutrition and sugar, read stories, and demonstrated tooth brushing techniques. At the end, all participating children received their dental gifts which set them up to look after their teeth at home.
Oral Surgery and Periodontics Department
Under the administrative number: 4374 on 27-11-2017, a number of teaching staff of the department visit Al-Aqeeda / College of Baghdad Secondary schools for girl age 13-17 years to explain them how they can taking care of their mouth by brushing and flossing , eating healthy foods, and getting regular professional dental care.
When they take care of their mouth, they reduce the likelihood of tooth decay and gum disease, and they are less likely to have halitosis (bad breath).
Also they talk about cosmetics and its problems.
Under the administrative number : 747 in 8-3-2017 ,they visit abi tamam primary school with a total of students to educate the child in order to improve their oral health
A five-days training course on prevention and waste disposal guidelines for our dispensers to prevent diseases that can be transmitted by blood, saliva between patients and dentist was held on 17-21 / 9/2017 by each of Asses. Lecturer banaz jabar, Asses. Lecturer baydaa flayah, Asses. Lecturer ban kareem under the administrative number 3816 /17-10-2017