Free Kids Dental Checkup Camp held by GMC Hospital, Ajman in association with Colgate Middle East and Sunstar Gum, Dubai
In continuation of the human endeavor to bring about health awareness to the people in the region, the Dental Department of GMC Hospital, Ajman together with the College of Dentistry, Gulf Medical University in association with Colgate Middle East and Sunstar Gum, Dubai organized a free Kids Dental Checkup Camp at GMC Hospital, Ajman recently between 09.00 AM to 09.00 PM at the premises of GMC Super-Speciality Dental Centre, Ajman.
249 dental patients participated and benefitted from the free Kids Dental Checkup Camp. The GMC Ajman Dental team headed by Dr. Nabeel Safwat Al Nahass, Prosthodontist and Implant Specialist ‘A’, Consult’B’ and 5 Senior Specialist Dental Surgeons, 1 Oral Hygienist, 6 Dental Nurses and 1 Medical orderly in the presence of 40 Dental students of Gulf Medical University carried out the comprehensive dental checkup. A total of 249 patients comprising of pediatric and their mothers were attended in a span of Twelve hours.
The auspicious event was graced by Mr. Akbar Thumbay, Director and Dr. Manvir Singh, Medical Director of GMC Hospitals.
This free Kids dental camp recorded the highest attendance ever as compared to all the previous regular departmental camps held till date.
Out of a total of 249 kids that attended the camp, 24 procedures have been carried out while 49 new patients availed scaling and polishing besides the regular dental checkup .
Complimentary medicines, GUM toothpastes and Colgate toothbrushes were distributed free of charge to all the visiting kids with their families.
With the tremendous success and endearing response from the visiting patients , the Pedodontic Division of GMC Super-Speciality Dental Centre, Ajman wishes to conduct more such camps to help serve the community in a better and healthier manner. This human endeavor of GMC Hospital, Ajman was well received and appreciated both by the patients and the management of GMC Hospital, Ajman .
The above health checkup camp is one of the many free social events organized by the Thumbay Group throughout the year.