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Pioneer of oral health

Dr Kaikhashru Dorabji Jila (1893-1960), a dentist from Navsari, was the pioneer of oral health care in India. A firm believer in the dictum that prevention is better than cure, he wrote and published for free distribution 58 booklets in Gujarati on care of the teeth. A special postal cover was released in his honor on December 1, 2018 by the Post Master General, Ahmedabad, nearly 60 years after his death. I have gleaned this information from an article in the Jam-e-Jamshed of July 14, 2019 which I translated into English from the original Gujarati. It is due to the efforts of......

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