Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
discipline of dentistry
Department has separate fully equipped UG and PG clinics to cater the needs of the students’ education and patient work. Our department is upgraded with the latest state of the art digital software, like Dolphin for cephalometric analysis and documentation. Digital surgical planning, facial morphing, treatment simulations for advanced clinical knowledge and improved patient education is being done in the department. The ultimate aim of the department is to provide the patient with an exquisite smile.
Apart from college central library, the department library has various National and International Journal articles till latest edition. Along with the articles there are more than 50 books which serves the purpose of improving the knowledge and wisdom of the students and faculties and to train them based on current and latest concepts. Our department has a sterilization room where strict protocol is followed for instrument sterilization and disinfection. The department equipped with an exclusive photography room with tripods and rectangle soft boxes for improved photography experience and documentation.
The Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial orthopaedics, was initiated for Under-graduate students in the year 2000 and post graduate students in the year 2009.
Undergraduate students during their clinical posting students learn to diagnose and identify various malocclusion of the orofacial skeleton. They also learn preventive, interceptive and corrective aspects of treating skeletal and dental malocclusions. They learn to fabricate various removable appliances for correction of minor orthodontic deformities. Pre-clinical exercises include wire bending and appliance fabrication. Our department is employed with highly qualified faculties with super specialty degrees like MOrth RCPS to guide the students for the endeavors.
Every post graduate student will start around 70 – 100 new cases, the students get to work with different forms of treatment like ceramic appliances, self-ligating like Damon, lingual appliances, clear aligners like Invisalign, orthognathic surgeries and orthopedic cases, along with special cases like cleft lip and palate, multi-disciplinary cases and syndromic cases
The students are given excellent training not only in the field of dentistry, but also in improving their knowledge, proficiency, skills & talents, critical thinking, patient centric, aptitude, practice management, ethics etc.
The undergraduate students will be awarded with the prestigious Dr. Rangachari Gold medal by the institution, every year for their excellence in the field of Orthodontics
- Removable Appliances
- Fixed Orthodontic Appliance- Metal
- Fixed Orthodontics Appliance – Ceramics
- Self-Ligating Brackets- Metal
- Self-Ligating Bracket- Ceramic
- Ceramic Brackets with Metal Slot
- Customized Bracket Treatment- Insignia/Incognito
- Clear Aligners
- Lingual Orthodontic Treatment
- Orthopaedic Appliances
- Fixed Functional Appliances
- Myofunctional Appliances
- Orthognathic Surgeries
- Maxillary Expansion Appliances
- Temporary Anchorage Devices- Mini Implants/ Mini Plates
- Fixed Retainers
- Removable Retainers
- Accelerated Orthodontic Treatment
- Preventive and Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment
- Habit Breaking Appliances
- Splints- Soft/Hard