Best Practice 1

Caries Free School Programme

The ‘caries free school’ program is a school dental health program of Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Kothamangalam. Muttathupara Lower Primary School (MLPS) is a lower primary school situated in Kottappady in a rural area of Kothamangalam. The aim of the program is to make MLPS ‘caries free’ and create an oral health-promoting school with the active involvement of students, teachers, parents, and other stake holders.

Best Practice 2

Professional Enrichment Programme for Interns

The institution offers a comprehensive professional enrichment program to interns. During the 365-day rotatory internship, an intern receives comprehensive training and guidance that enables them to gain confidence in practicing the profession of dentistry.
Apart from exposure and training in treating a good number of patients, the intern receives training in a wide array of topics with a focus on practice management. The tailor-made set of topics enhances the practice management skills in a holistic manner.