Department Of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

INTRODUCTION

Children are nature’s most beautiful creation. The child cannot be considered as just a miniature of adult but a dynamic organism undergoing constant mental, physical and emotional changes.

Pedodontics is a branch of dentistry that includes training of child to accept dentistry, restoring and maintaining primary, mixed, permanent dentition providing both primary and comprehensive, preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

The Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry is well equipped with 20 dental chair units, special care room for treatment of children requiring special care needs, a complete laboratory set up, X-ray unit with RVG, and recreational area for children.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

  • 1
    Lectures, seminar, clinical training and patient management classes are conducted for 3rd and 4th year BDS students.
  • 2
    Preventive and therapeutic treatment for children and adolescence like pit and fissure sealants, topical fluoride application, restorations, pulp therapies, extractions, minor orthodontic treatments and oral hygiene maintenance
  • 3
    Full mouth rehabilitation under general anesthesia for uncooperative children and special children.
  • 4
    School dental health programmes including screening of oral cavity of school children, health talks to provide oral health awareness, and rendering preventive and restorative treatments.

FACULTY LIST

Name Designation
Dr. Reshma Pai Prof. & H.O.D
Dr. Evette Natasha Amanna Reader
Dr. Lakshmi Pallavi K. Reader
Dr. Harikrishnan.S Sr. Lecturer
Dr. Ashish Shetty Sr. Lecturer
Dr. Amreen Shaban Sr. Lecturer
Dr. Aruna P. V Tutor

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