The Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry is an imperial centre for quality oral health care delivery to children and adolescents. “Every child has a fundamental right to his or her total oral health”, and as a Paediatric dentist we uphold this basic right of children in the department. The department governed by the principle of team work, as teamwork helps common people to achieve uncommon results.
DURATION OF COURSE : 3 Years
No. Of MDS Seats (Recognised by DCI) : 06
Departmental operatory is colourful, vibrant and child friendly with cheerful play area. The atmosphere is very conducive for the children and every effort is made to instil in them a positive attitude and behaviour towards dentistry.
It is equipped with children friendly behaviour management techniques like audio-visual entertainment, TV screen, toys, etc to give them the most comfortable environment while they get their dental treatment. With the sole objective: to keep the little ones smiling and prospering the treatment is provided by well-trained specialized staff to treat every child with individual attention.
With advanced amenities and technology, Department also has a special air-conditioned clinic with facilities like digital X-rays (RVG), special automated dental chair, which has been set up for the treatment of special cases such as minor surgical procedures, specially abled children and patients who lack cooperating abilities.
With highly subsidized treatment charges the department runs an OPD for 6 days/week. Strict protocol for disinfection & sterilization is followed and the following services are provided in the department:
The objective of the department is that the post graduate student should be able to create a good oral health in child,instill positive attitude and behavior in children,understand the principles of prevention and preventive dentistry from birth to adolescence, guide and counsel the parents in regard to various treatment modalities and post graduate students also aquire the experience to carryout research projects,to critically evaluate scientific publications and to communicate clinical and research papers in journals and conferences.
The teaching programme includes the basic medical science also.The detailed and documented records are to be maintained by students for all the academic activities,preclinical work,case done along with special case under general anesthesia and conscious sedation.The students will be specialized for managing the children so as to provide the effective and efficient treatment.
The post graduate programme focuses on inculcate academic proficiency as well as management skills of cases that require advanced behviour management technique,surgical processes, early intervention of caries with prevention of same and trauma.