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April 2017

| VOICES Bi-Monthly Magazine of the University of Technology, Jamaica

Members of the UTech, Jamaica Oral

Health Team at the Oral Health Fair, Papine

Campus, April 6, 2017. Interim Dean Dr.

Irving McKenzie is sitting at centre.


n Thursday, April 6, 2017 during

Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the

College of Oral Health Sciences

organised a dental health outreach fair

on the main campus led by Interim Dean,

Dr. Irving McKenzie with the support of

student and faculty volunteers. Among

the services provided was oral cancer

screening with the VisiLIte PRO.

Oral Health Fair on Papine Campus


he University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) through the

College of Oral Health Sciences in partnership with Food for the Poor

on Saturday, March 25, 2017 hosted a health fair to provide a range of

oral healthcare services to residents of the inner-city community of Vineyard

Town. The health fair was held on the grounds of St. Joseph’s Hospital, 22

Deanery Road, Kingston 3.

Students and Faculty of the College of Oral Health Sciences, led by Dr.

Irving McKenzie, Interim Dean, along with Public Dental Surgeons provided

oral health services in Diagnostic Workup, Oral Health Instructions,

Treatment Planning, Digital Radiography, Dental Preventive Procedures,

Dental Prophylaxis Dental Sealant Fluoride Varnish, Scaling & Root Planing

(Periodontal services), Oral Cancer Screening, Extractions, Geriodontology

and Consultation on home care for elderly patients.

College of Oral Health Sciences Collaborates with

Food for the Poor for Community Health Fair