Continuing Dental Education Program on“Medical issues in Dentistry”
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS, Manipal organized a half day Continuing Dental Education program “Medical issues in Dentistry” on 29th July 2015 at Dr T M A Pai Hall . Dr Nirmala N Rao, Dean of MCODS, Manipal was the chief guest for the inaugural function. After a brief inaugural function, four lectures of 45 minutes duration each were delivered by eminent speakers. Dr Ranjan Shetty, Professor and Head, Dept of Cardiology, KMC, Manipal elaborated on “Cardiac disorders- What a dentist must know”. Dr Manjunath Prabhu, Professor, Dept of Anesthesiology, KMC, Manipal rendered an informative lecture on the topic “Management of Chronic orofacial Pain”. Dr Abhay Kamath, Professor and Head, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, MCODS, Manipal spoke about “Antibiotics for Orofacial infections”. Concluding session by Dr Chandrashekhar U K, Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine, KMC, Manipal addressed the “Considerations while prescribing drugs for dental ailments in medically compromised patients” A total of 180 delegates including faculty, postgraduate students, interns and dental practitioners attended the programme. Karnataka State Dental Council awarded 2 Credit points to this programme.