Schools remain an important setting offering an efficient and effective way to reach children. They provide a setting for the efficient delivery of health education programmes, giving access to large number of children. Oral health promotion activities can easily be integrated into school curriculum and activities. It is an economical and powerful means of raising community health in future generations.
In this regard an out reach program was conducted in ZPHs girls high school sangareddy town . in order to improve the oral health awareness among female minority children Dept of Public Health Dentistry, MNR DENTAL COLLEGE conducted a outreach program. During the course of program female children were brought to dental college in a bus and screened for oral diseases and these children were educated on importance of oral health. Children were also asked to take oath to brush twice a day. After the screening children were dropped at the school . this is a ongoing program in which about 30-35 children are bought to school screened and sent back.