DEPARTMENT OF PERIODONTOLOGY
About the department:
The Department of periodontology started functioning with UG programme (BDS) since 2001. Presently it is located in the B wing at basement and spreads over 6000 sq.feet area. Post graduate programme (MDS) commenced in the department from year 2010 with 2 seats/year. At present we have 6 post graduate students performing their rigorous academic activities like presenting seminars, journal club, case discussions and performing periodontal therapy including microsurgery, implant related surgeries followed by implant care. The department has 39 working dental chairs, special surgery and implant clinic, advanced equipment and instruments, diode laser, surgical loupes and implant kit with physiodispensor, seminar room with modern audio-visual aids, separate PG room, sterilization room and library as per DCI requirements. Students get exposure to large number of patients as the daily OPD of the department is more than 60 patients. We cater services to more than 1500 patients per month with advanced treatment options to achieve excellent results. More than 25 national and international research publications and 5 ongoing projects are enough to represent our research activity.
To be recognized globally as leaders in clinical education, innovations in curriculum & research, patient care and service in the discipline of Periodontics and making salutary contributions towards Oral Health.
The comprehensive mission of the Department of Periodontics is:
To prepare undergraduates dental students in the art and science of Periodontology and to meet and exceed the necessary standards.
To educate postgraduates to become dental specialists in the field of Periodontology for academic, research and clinical careers.
To advance knowledge in Periodontics through continuing education, clinical practice & research for better service towards community.