8.700 primary school students get dental care

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From October 18 to 21, the School of Odonto – Stomatology organized dental care for over 8,700 students from 17 primary schools in Tra Vinh city.

Tra Vinh University’s Doctor Odonto – Stomatology students instruct primary school students on effective tooth brushing.

From October 18, Tra Vinh University’s School of Odonto-Stomatology has collaborated with Mikuni Dental Team (Hanoi) of Medical Corporation Daishinkai (Japan) to develop a dental care program (phase II, 2022) for over 8.000 students from Tra Vinh city’s primary schools.

Primary students were instructed by doctors from Tra Vinh University’s School of Odonto – Stomatology on how to maintain personal oral hygiene, brush teeth, learn about tooth decay, and prevent dental illness.

Doctor Nguyen Phuc Nguyen, Deputy Head of Dentistry – Endodontology – School of Odonto – Stomatology, Tra Vinh University, stated that Tra Vinh University is implementing the project of infectious disease prevention through oral care for primary school students in Tra Vinh city in 2022. As a result, the School of Odonto – Stomatology organized dental care for over 8,700 pupils from 17 elementary schools in Tra Vinh city from October 18 to 21, 2022.

Dr. Akihito Ikushima, on behalf of the Japanese medical team, would like to thank the lecturers and students of the School of Odonto-Stomatology, Tra Vinh University, who have worked very hard for this project since 2 online training sessions and 4 working days at primary schools. Despite the fact that the working schedule at this time is quite complicated and busy, the lecturers and students of the School of Odonto-Stomatology did an excellent job. Dr. Akihito Ikushima was particularly impressed with the students’ method of teaching and imparting dental care knowledge, which was very appealing to primary school students.

Some photos of the project

By TD