A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences launched ‘Janani Dantha Kshema’ on 4th November 2019 in collaboration with the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KS Hegde Medical Academy. The program provides free dental check up for pregnant women visiting the OBG department between 9.00 a.m & 12.00 noon . One staff and two interns are posted on rotation basis daily. The total number of pregnant women examined in the month of November are 246, out of which only 4 women presented good oral hygiene.