Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

About the Department

Dept. data last updated on :02/06/2022

The Department of Orthodontics and Dental Anatomy was established in the year 2000.Since than the Department is engaged in teaching of Orthodontics, a specialty dental subject and a basic subject dental anatomy and histology, thus the faculty of the department is engaged in teaching from BDS first year to BDS final year.

 

From session 2008-2009 the PG course(MDS Orthodontics)was introduced which has improved the quality of research work and also added to the clinical excellence of the students

VISION


  • To be the centre of academic excellence through
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • High quality patient care
  • Futuristic plans to set up interdisciplinary clinic and digital research lab 

MISSION 


  • Academic excellence


  • Fostering Global Competencies among Students


  • Inculcating a Value System among Students


  • Promoting the Use of Digital Technology

  • VALUES


  • Commitment to creating beautiful smiles with functional efficient occlusion
  • Pursue academic excellence
  • Embrace innovation
  • Strive to maximize the potential of every student,  faculty and staff member

The Department boasts of state of the art treatment facilities. Currently, it is running an undergraduate and a post-graduate program. Each program are trained by means of lectures with demonstrations, tutorials, preclinical, laboratory, and clinical work. The training program is supervised by eminent faculty. The department regularly conducts dental education programs and workshops for students and  encourages them to attend continuing dental education programs/ workshops/ summits/ conferences etc. They are also motivated and guided for scientific presentations at specialty conferences and scientific publications in reputed journals.

Under Graduate students on posting are being taught about the subject through clinical discussions and demonstration and are made to work on patients reporting to the department.

 The postgraduate section has adequate dental chairs with all modern amenities. The post-graduate program prepares qualified dentists to manage the full range of Dentofacial discrepancies like  Cleft lip and palate, temporomandibular discrepancies and various craniofacial syndromes. The department also conduct interdisciplinary discussion for cases like Ortho-perio cases, orthognathic cases and preprosthetic cases, which fall within the responsibility of the Orthodontics.