of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Aims and Objectives
To obtain proper
clinical history, methodical case examination and diagnostic and treatment
To adopt ethical
principles in all aspects of orthodontic practice.
managing various techniques and the fabrication and use of various
appliance systems: removable, fixed, functional and surgical.
professional colleagues and the patient’s rights and privileges.
Willingness to adopt
and interpret critical assessment, new methods and techniques being
developed for the betterment of patients.
Willingness to share
knowledge and clinical experience with professional colleagues.
About The Department
commenced in the year 1998 with an intake of 60 undergraduate students.
The First batch of BDS students passed out in the year 2004. This
specialty is headed by Prof. Anju Loomba.
The Clinical wing is
divided into the undergraduate and postgraduate sections. An undergraduate
student is initially introduced to the basics of orthodontics by means of
lectures, seminars, and discussions from the 3rd year onwards.
We have a reference
library in the department, with all the latest books and journals.
The Department has
an out patient turnover of 50 patients daily. The various treatment
modalities carried out in the department are fixed appliances (Removable
and fixed) & Dentofacial orthopedics.
There are 18 dental
chairs out of which five are executive chairs and are equipped with, light
cure units and a six-way syringe unit to help and enhance the quality of
work by our postgraduates who use these chairs to their utmost.
Since 2005, 3 years PG
Training programme affiliated to Dr. RML Avadh University with annual intake
of two postgraduates.
At the department,
we do not belong to a particular orthodontic religion, which worships any
single appliance. We believe “An appliance should be for a patient and not
a patient for an appliance.”
We have a wonderful
laboratory with an amazing collection of instruments and different types
of equipment to proceed with any modification of orthodontic appliances.
We have a well-experienced orthodontic technician to keep it performing at
Every student is
trained in the meticulous application of different treatment modalities
that ranges from the conventional approach of functional appliances to
standard edgewise technique to the recent refined pre-adjusted technique
along with the combined orthodontic surgical approach.
Strict emphasis is
given to proper diagnosis and treatment planning and regular seminar are
held in collaboration with various other specialties to conform with
treatment planning required in disciplinary.
activities involved are state of art presentations of case, discussions,
seminars and journal discussions by every postgraduate student, which is
considered for internal assessment.
are partial fulfillment of the MDS universities examinations, are carried
out by the Postgraduates under the supervision of their respective guides.
It is compulsory for
all PG students to present a poster/paper at the Indian orthodontic society
conference held annually. They are required to attend seminars, symposiums
and continuing orthodontic education programs and workshops.
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