About the Department / Course
The Department of Periodontology and Implantology, deals with the diseases affecting the foundational structures of the tooth (Gum,Periodontal ligament and Bone) and therapeutic procedures to treat them. Academically the department has many innovative teaching methods both for UGs & PGs .Its the only department that can boast of four first rankers in Final Year BDS University Exam. Clinically, both regenerative and periodontal aesthetic surgeries are carried out routinely. It is the best practice of the Department that all the teaching faculty regularly upgrade clinical skills and knowledge by attending National and International Workshops. Very few departments in India have equipments like Piezosurgery, Electrosurgery, Laser, Periotron etc. To the best of our knowledge, this department is one of the Departments in India to be awarded extramural projects to the tune of Rupees forty lakhs and win an international grant –EURO PERIO Virtual presentation .This Department can lay claim to a unique distinction of having successfully differentiated gingival mesenchymal stem cells into neuronal cells for the first time in India.
Clinical services provided (Speciality work):
Scaling and RootplaningPeriodontal Flap SurgeryRegenerative Surgery(Bonegrafts&Membranes,Platelet Rich Plasma)Periodontal Plastic & Esthetic Surgery(Soft Tissue Autografts, Papillary Augmentation,Gingival De-Pigmentation)Smile Designing (Esthetic Crown Lengthening, Lip-Repositioning)Electro-SurgeryLasersPiezo-SurgeryMicro-SurgeryDental ImplantsRidge-Augmentation
The Department is a part of the Medical University and provides specialitycare for non ambulatory patients.