Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopeaedics

OVERVIEW

The department of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopaedics at St. Gregorios Dental College was established in the year 2005.The speciality is concerned withthe study of growth and development of face in general and dentofacial complex in particular with an emphasis on prevention and correction of dentofacial anomalies. The department deliversan array of treatment options to malocclusions of all age groups.We aim for excellence in clinical care and endeavour to train outstanding clinicians and future faculty.

INFRASTRUCTURE

Comprising of 2 clinical areas; an undergraduate and a postgraduate clinical area where in the best of dental technology is incorporatedintoa state of the art practice. Equipped with high end armamentarium in bothundergraduate and postgraduate clinical areas, we at SGDC aim to deliver the best in both education and patient care.

ACADEMICS

“Patient oriented education committed to excellence”

We aim for excellence in clinical care and endeavour to train outstanding clinicians and future faculty.The department is endowed with experienced and dedicated faculty to cater to all student and patient requirements.

Lessons are directed to teach the students biological and biomechanical principals related to orthodontics, to diagnose, plantreatment, deliver comprehensive orthodontic care andhelp develop research &clinical skills.Emphasis is given to exposing and equipping students in the management ofspecial cases and pursuing research in the field.

Programs Include:

BDS

  • Lectures
  • Group discussions 
  • Chair side discussion
  • Demonstration
  • Practical classes

MDS

  • Lectures
  • Seminar and journal clubs
  • Chairside discussion of  cases
  • CDE programs
  • Inter-department/ multidisciplinary case assistance and training

Our undergraduate programme arms the student with the knowledge and skill to recognise developing dental anomalies, help coordinate patient care among specialists and make appropriate referrals.

Specific electives are also available for those students who wish to participate in additional clinical and research experience.

TREATEMENT

We provide avant-garde treatment for a broad spectrum of dentofacial abnormalities with care for adults, paediatric patients, craniofacial anomalies and other multidisciplinary cases.

The faculty and staff here at SGDC are committed to providing an enjoyable, rewarding foundational educational experience and clinical care.



Faculties

Dr. Binnoy Kurian
Professor and Head of Department

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Dr. Tony Michael
Professor

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Dr. Renji K Paul
Reader

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Dr. Aravind S Raju
Reader

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Dr. Abraham George
Senior Lecturer

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