DEPARTMENT OF ORTHODONTICS & DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS. • ORTHODONTICS & DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS is a branch of dentistry, which is concerned with the treatment and correction of facial, in particular dental & it’s supporting hard and soft tissues. • In our department we have been advocating orthodontic treatment with the state of art material. We are practicing fixed orthodontics, using the MBT, BEGG and the tip edge technique. We are also using modern temporary anchorage devices. We are extensively treating our patients with the latest myofunctional appliances as well as using fixed functional appliances like the Forsus etc. • We are inculcating to our under graduate students the importance of orthodontic treatment using the best teaching aids available. They are taught the various removable orthodontic appliances, both theoretical and hands’ on.

The department offers a postgraduate training program of three years, which is approved by the Dental Council of India. The postgraduate program includes extensive clinical and laboratory phases of prosthodontics training in the areas ofcomplete denture, fixed and removable partial dentures, implant prosthodontics and maxillofacial prosthetics. The students have active participation in National specialty conferences in the form of scientific paper presentation, E- poster presentation, conduct table clinics. To emphasis on the academics of the postgraduate students , department arranges seminars, journal clubs, case presentation, library dissertation and thesis as their part of partial fulfillment of postgraduation degree.

We have well equipped preclinical section for undergraduates and postgraduates with modern and sophisticated casting lab along with specialty air conditioned ceramic laboratory. The ceramic laboratory boasts state of the art equipment’s for fabrication of all ceramic restorations, flexible dentures and precision attachments. We also perform implant dentistry in a separate air-conditioned implant section with all the required instruments and implant sets along with RVG. Various implant surgeries are performed throughout the year in well-equipped air conditioned implant section in the department.