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Orthodontics And Dentofacial Orthopedics

Conferences organized by the department
Workshop Conducted
Dept. in association with Lab One 20 – an initiative of Ramachandra Orthodontic Alumnus, Dr. Ashwin D Rajan and Madras Orthodontic Study Group organized a two days Lingual Orthodontic Workshop on 5th and 6th October 2018 at Chennai.
IOS Workshop on Research Methodology and Scientific Writing (Hosted by the Dept. of Orthodontics) on 7th Sep. 2015. Attendance :85
Faculty Development Workshop for members of the Indian Orthodontic Society at SRU on 3rd Nov. 2014. Attendance: 25
Post convention workshop on Herbst Appliance Therapy on 1st Oct. 2014 at SRU Attendance: 25
CDE Program & Live Demonstration on Miniscrews in Orthodontics on 13th Mar. 2014. Attendance: 99.

Seminars Conducted
Indian Board of Orthodontics promotion program by Dr. C. Ramachandra, Dr. Gautham Munjal, Dr. Sailesh Deshmukh, Dr. Ashok Surana, Dr. Sanjay Ganeshkar, Dr.Jayesh Rahalkar, Dr. Sumitra Reddy on 23rd Aug. 2014. Attendance : 20.

Guest lecture
CDE program on Orthodontics and Airway by Prof. Mimi Yow, Senior Consultant and Clinical Associate Professor, Orthodontics &Preventive Dentistry, National University of Singapore on 10.02.2017. Attendance: 50
Master class on TADs in Orthodontics was organized for the faculty members and PGs on 2nd Sept. 2017. The speaker was Dr. Vijay Baswa, Orthodontist from Kuwait.
'Advance Damon Program’ on 1.07.2017. The speaker was Prof. Gurkeerat singh , Head-Department of Orthodontics and Vice Principal, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences & Research, Faridabad. Attendance : 25
CDE program by Dr. Snehalatha Oberoi, Director of the cleft and craniofacial orthodontic program and Professor of clinical Orofacial sciences at UCSF school of Dentistry on “Let’s be smart on retention” and “ Orthodontic management of cleft lip and palate from A-Z. Attendance: 65
CDE program on ‘CBCT- The Cutting Edge’ on 02-05- 2016 by Dr. Krithika C., Head, Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Thai Moogambigai Dental College, Chennai. Attendance : 60
CDE on Treatment Planning and Biomechanics - Current Perspectives by Dr. Anil P Ardeshna, Programme Director, Dept. of Orthodontics, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, The State University of New Jersey, USA on 24th Feb. 2015. Attendance : 40
CDE by Dr. Vimala G., Professor, Tamil Nadu Govt. Dental College, Chennai, Dr. Shantha Sundari , Saveetha Dental College,Chennai and Dr.Vadivel Kumar, Salem on 5th Oct. 2015. Attendance :105

Review Course
  • Sixth Rapid Review program was organized- ROAR 2021 (Ramachandra Orthodontic Accelerated Review)from 7th to 9th April 2021 in the virtual format. The program included 16 lectures with pop up quizzes, session based Q & A sessions and clinical quiz delivered by 32 external resource persons from across India. More than 400 delegates from across the country attended.
  • Fifth Rapid Review program was organized- ROAR 2020 (Ramachandra Orthodontic Accelerated Review)from 7th to 9th April 2020 in the virtual format. The program included 22 lectures delivered by 20 external resource persons from across India and four internal faculty members. More than 900 delegates from across the country attended.
  • Fourth Rapid Review program was organized- ROAR 2019 (Ramachandra Orthodontic Accelerated Review) from 7th to 9th January. 135 postgraduates from various states across India participated in the program.
  • Third Rapid Review Program for postgraduate students- ROAR 2018 - Ramachandra Orthodontic Accelerated Review – 4th to 6th January 2018. 120 postgraduates participated in the program.
  • Second Rapid Review Program for postgraduate students- ROAR 2017 - Ramachandra Orthodontic Accelerated Review. Around 150 students from more than 20 dental colleges from Chennai and other parts of South India participated. Apart from lectures by eminent speakers, E poster competition and “Quizzical-The Orthodontic Quiz” for postgraduate students were also conducted.
  • First rapid review program –ROAR 2016- Ramachandra Orthodontic Accelerated Review

Hands on training :
Live demonstration on placement of Infrazygomatic crest screws and buccal shelf screws by Dr. Vivek Patni from Mumbai for the faculty and the post graduate students on 28th August 2018. 

Webinars :

  1. Dept. of Orthodontics organized a webinar on 'Structured Research on Biological Mediators in Tooth Movement' by Dr.Priyanka Kapoor on 4th April 2020 and all the postgraduates and faculties attended the program.
  2. Webinar was organized by the Dept of Orthodontics in association with Indian Orthodontic Society and Madras Orthodontic Study Group on ‘Orthodontic Management of Individuals with Cleft Lip & Palate’ by Dr. Snehlata Oberoi, UCSF School of Dentistry on 19th June 2020.
  3. Dept of Orthodontics in association with MOSG and IOS organized a webinar on 28th August 2020 on ‘Systematic interpretations of CBCT findings’ by Rumpa Ganguly, Diplomate, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, Assoc. Professor, Department of Orofacial Sciences UCSF School of Dentistry, San Fransisco. 150 delegates attended the webinar.
  4. Virtual CDE program on ‘Orthognathic Surgery with 3D planning’ by Dr. John Nesan, Dr. Akshai Shetty and Dr. Naveen Kumar on 22.12.2020. 53 delegates attended the webinar.
  5. Masterclass on “Fundamentals Of Grant Writing” by Dr. C.V.Divyambika on 27.02.2021.35 delegates attended the webinar.
  6. Virtual CDE program on ‘Accelerated Orthodontics’ by Dr. Shivam Mehta on 18.06.2021. 48 delegates attended the webinar.