department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Introduction

The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics deals with the most basic structure of the oral cavity i.e. Periodontium.The department has been divided into various sections like, undergraduate section, postgraduate section, minor operation theater, seminar room, patient motivation and counseling room. We provide specialized dental treatment towards patients complaining of stained teeth, receding gums, bad breath, food lodgment, traumatic occlusion of the teeth. Various surgical procedures undertaken in the department includes full mouth flap surgeries done by both conventional and microsurgical techniques, gingivectomies, depigmentation, periodontal plastic surgeries, various regenerative procedures and implants.

Specialized equipment and specialized treatment

The Department of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopaedics is well equipped with world class infrastructure facilities and equipments like Hydrosolder unit, ElectroPolisher, Sand Blaster, Photographic room, Nemoceph Software, Mini Implant kit(TSAD), Digital Camera etc.

Research & academic activities

Our Department of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopaedics offers MDS course which has an intake capacity of five students per year. Numerous clinical trials, in-vitro, in-vivo, FEM studies, and surveys dealing with the various treatment modalities and advances in the subject are conducted in the department.

Interesting researches and original studies undertaken by the post graduate students and staff members are regularly been published in the leading national and international journals. Post graduate students attend national and state conferences, convention and various CDE programs held every year.

Scientific forum is conducted by the department once every year where post graduate students and staff make presentation about the current and ongoing advances in our specialty to enlighten the knowledge of postgraduates from other specialty department and under graduate students. Seminars, journal clubs, pedagogy, case presentations and tests are conducted for the post graduate students on regularly according to the schedule prepared on a monthly basis.

Treatment provided in the Department
  • Removable Orthodontic Appliance
    • Hawleys appliance
    • Hawleys with Ant. Bite plane
    • Hawleys with Post Bite Plane
    • Hawleys with Expansion screw
  • Habit Breaking Aplliance
    • Oral Screen
    • Hawleys with Tongue Crib
    • Hawleys with Rakes
  • Myofunctional Appliance
    • Activator
    • Bionator
    • Frankels Appliance
  • Orthopaedic appliances
    • Head Gear
    • Face Mask
    • Chin Cup
  • Fixed Mechanotherapy
    • Roths Mechanotherapy
    • MBT Mechanotherapy
    • Lingual Mechanotherapy
    • Beggs Mechanotherpy
    • Self Ligating Mechanotherapy
  • Invisible Orthodontics
    • Lingual Orthodontics
    • Ceramic (Clear) Orthodontics
    • Invisalign/ Clear Aligner
Other Activities

The Oral Hygiene Week is celebrated in the department every year in the month of March for promoting awareness towards oral hygiene and education of patient.