Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

ARTICLE
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 20  |  Page : 1--7

Dental public health in India-reflections


MR Shankar Aradhya 
 Formerly Professor & Head, Department of Preventive and Social Dentistry, Government Dental College, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
M R Shankar Aradhya
Formerly Professor & Head, Department of Preventive and Social Dentistry, Government Dental College, Bangalore
India

Healthy subjects build a prosperous nation. Health is the fundamental right of the citizens.Public health measures contribute to the quality of life. Oral health is an integral part of generalhealth. In India, Dental Public Health is four decades old. It has seen a paradigm shift from itshumble beginnings. Therefore it is imperative that the dental public health professionals reorientthemselves in these changing times.


How to cite this article:
Shankar Aradhya M R. Dental public health in India-reflections.J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2012;10:1-7


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Shankar Aradhya M R. Dental public health in India-reflections. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent [serial online] 2012 [cited 2022 May 16 ];10:1-7
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