The Department of Periodontics provides instruction and clinical experience dealing with the etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases of the periodontium. It also includes surgical placement of implants and implant maintenance. The departmental goal is to provide the undergraduate and postgraduate students with a strong educational foundation in periodontology for their future career in dentistry and prepare the student for a lifelong learning process.

The Department offers many teaching, research, patient care and implant programs that are conducted at both graduate and post graduate levelsby experienced faculty. Continuing education programs are regularly conducted by the department for faculty and students. The Department of Periodontology is committed to innovative educational program, transmitting scientific knowledge through study and discovery and enhancing the clinical skills of the studentsand staff. Collectively, the Department of Periodontology offers students, faculty and scholars an opportunity to interact and participate in exceptional patient care, education and research work.The department of Periodontics is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic and surgical equipment. The outpatient department is equipped with ergonomic dental chairs. The department has a library, a seminar hall with all modern audiovisual aids, computer and internet facility. The department also has a well-equipped sterilization section and a patient education section.

The following treatment procedures are provided by the department

  • Scaling and root planing
  • Local drug delivery
  • Gingivectomy/ gingivoplasty
  • Occlusal treatment which includes:occlusal adjustment and/or selective grinding
  • Stabilisation/ splinting,
  • Periodontal flap surgery and muco-gingival surgery
  • Esthetic periodontal procedures including treatment of gummy smile and gingival depigmentation
  • Gingival augmentation procedures for the treatment of recession
  • Pre-prosthetic procedures like crown lengthening and ridge augmentation,
  • Periodontal osseous surgery (resective and regenerative)
  • Periodontal regenerative therapies, including use of bone grafts, guided tissue regeneration and platelet concentrates
  • Root resection procedures for the treatment of periodontitis
  • Management of endodontic-periodontal lesions, with interdisciplinary co-ordination with endodontics
  • Implant therapy
  • Treatment is also rendered using Lasers, microsurgery, cryosurgery and electro surgery
Dr. Hemalata M Principal and Professor M.D.S
Dr. Jayanthi D Professor M.D.S
Dr. Fouzia Trannum Reader M.D.S
Dr. Lalith Vivekananda Reader
Dr. Shiva Prasad Sr. Lecturer M.D.S
Dr. Shobha R Sr. Lecturer M.D.S
Dr. Rupamalini SN Sr. Lecturer M.D.S
Dr. Harini. K Lecturer
Dr. Nanjamani Lecturer

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Karnataka, India.

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