‘For Your Beloved Teeth’ Exhibition 2020, Central Plaza Pinklao
On Saturday, November 21, 2020, at 10.00 a.m., M. L. Sarali Kitiyakara served as a royal representative to H.R.H. Princess Soamsawali to preside over an oral health promoting exhibition entitled ‘For Your Beloved Teeth’, 2020, co-organized by Mahidol University Faculty of Dentistry (MUDT) and its student club, SMO Dent MU, at the 1st-floor event space, Central Plaza Pinklao shopping mall, Bangkok Noi, Bangkok, from November 21 – 22, 2020. On this occasion, Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, President of Mahidol University (MU), along with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sirichai Kiattavorncharoen, MUDT’s Dean, his executives, the organizing committee, students and other interested participants, accorded her royal representative a warm welcome.
Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, MU’s President, in this regard delivered introductory remarks to all in attendance. Also, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sirichai Kiattavorncharoen, MUDT’s Dean, took this auspicious occasion to pass on a souvenir for H.R.H. Princess Soamsawali to her royal representative.
Subsequently, M. L. Sarali Kitiyakara presented the commemorative plaques to the 3 winners of Beautiful Smile Kids’ Contest 2020 as follows:
First prize Natchaphat Kongkotchawan (Female)
First runner-up Krittamate Jamdermwutthiwat (Male)
Second runner-up Kanyawee Yongsawad (Female)
Totally, there were 100 children taking part in this year’s contest.
Appreciation awards were given to the exhibition’s sponsors, and Fon jantrapafan, a traditional Thai dance, was also performed to bolster the delightful atmosphere of the exhibition.
Following the award presentation session, M. L. Sarali Kitiyakara cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open the ‘For Your Beloved Teeth’ exhibition and saw around the following sub-exhibitions:
1. Exhibition in commemoration of H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn
2. Dental New Normal, an oral health promoting exhibition demonstrating how MUDT adopts infection control and prevention practices in dental settings, as declared by the Dental Association of Thailand, while providing dental services for patients during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak at Dental Hospital, Mahidol University Faculty of Dentistry
3. Digital Dentistry, an oral health promoting exhibition demonstrating functions of the intraoral scanner to show how the dental digital technology could be deliberately integrated with dental treatment to facilitate dental procedures and reduce excessive dental visits from the patients.
Lastly, M. L. Sarali Kitiyakara joined the charitable lucky draw, of which ticket sales will be totally contributed to Friends in Need (of “Pa”) Volunteers Foundation, the Thai Red Cross Society, before leaving the event with the royal motorcade.
Additionally, the exhibition provides voluntary dental services and counselling to the participants throughout these 2 days.