The Vice President of India,M. Venkaiah Naidu has told authorities to make it mandatory to young Doctors to work in rural areas at least for two to three years before they get their first promotion. He

was addressing the 11th International Dental Students & 5th Dental Surgeons Conference, jointly organized by Dental Students Welfare Association and Dental Surgeons Conference, here today. Dental students and dental surgeons from different parts of India and abroad have participated in this conference.

The Vice President said that the most common oral diseases are dental cavities, periodontal (gum) disease, oral cancer, oral infectious diseases, trauma from injuries, and hereditary lesions. Proper awareness and setting up of health camps will be a solution address this problem, he added.