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Orthodontics And Dentofacial Orthopedics

Outreach and community activities
A Camp is conducted every month at Thiruvannamalai and Cuddalore for cleft lip and palate patients. The team comprising of faculties and post graduate students conduct and provide Orthodontic treatment for patients with cleft lip and palate.

The Department of Orthodontics observes World Orthodontic Health Day every year on 15th May. The events include – undergraduate quiz, art contest for patients and essay writing competition among students.

The Department of Orthodontics celebrated Patients’ day every year on 5th October with events such as Smile with Braces-Selfie, Feedback and Constructive criticism. This year on 5th October 2021, 224  patients actively participated in the events giving their valuable feedback.Several patients enthusiastically took selfies in the handmade selfie booth displayed outside the Department.

The Department of Orthodontics celebrated the “Smile torch campaign” as a part of 50th year of Indian Orthodontic Society on 18th August 2015 to create public awareness about orthodontic treatment. A smile walk was organised within the campus and other events like skits enacted by undergraduate students to educate the public in G block and dental college lobby. Contests like best smile contest, best groupie contest and best smile slogan contest were conducted.