Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopeaedics


Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopeaedics



VISION

To address the concerns of patients empathetically, to treat patients with compassion and provide them with a face depicting esthetic harmony, structural balance & functional efficiency keeping soft tissue paradigm in mind.


MISSION

  • To impart sound knowledge in growth & development of head particularly and body as a whole, to identify deviation from normal.
  • To achieve expertise in procedural skills related to preclinical and clinical aspects in orthodontics.
  • To identify if a patient needs treatment and to address the patient's concern in a  diplomatic and empathetic manner.
  • To promote research in the field of orthodontics and provide up to date knowledge to faculty & students.
  • To encourage staff and students to think innovatively and open new vistas in the field of Orthodontics.


OVERVIEW

The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics at St. Gregorios Dental College was established in the year 2005. The specialty is concerned with the 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 delivers an array of latest treatment options to correct malocclusions of all age groups. We aim for excellence in clinical care and endeavour to train outstanding clinicians and future faculty.


INFRASTRUCTURE

The Department of Orthodontics at SGDC comprises of 2 separate clinical areas for the undergraduate and postgraduate students wherein the best of dental technology is incorporated into a state of the art practice. Equipped with high end armamentarium in both undergraduate 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, plan treatment, deliver comprehensive orthodontic care and help develop research & clinical skills. Emphasis is given to exposing and equipping students in the management of special 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 recognize 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.


TREATMENT

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 a rewarding foundational educational experience and clinical care.

Faculties

Dr. Binnoy Kurian
Dr. Binnoy Kurian

Professor and Head of Department

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Dr. Tony Michael
Dr. Tony Michael

Professor

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Dr. Renji K Paul
Dr. Renji K Paul

Professor

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Dr. Abraham George
Dr. Abraham George

Reader

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Dr. Mathew Jain
Dr. Mathew Jain

Senior Lecturer

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Dr.Deaby Miriam
Dr.Deaby Miriam

Senior Lecturer

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Dr.Prince Peter
Dr.Prince Peter

Tutor

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