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Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics


DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION


Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics deals with preventive, interceptive and corrective treatment which involves preserving the normal occlusion, guidance of erupting teeth to occlusion, growth modification, and corrective orthodontics with a variety of appliances. The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics of Adhiparasakthi dental college and hospital was established in 2005. The post graduate department was started in the year 2013, currently functioning with 6 postgraduate students. The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics is a state of the art department known for its elegance and esthetics with well distinguished under graduate and post graduate sections with ample working space and convenience. This department has to its credit, staff with excellent academic and clinical achievements. Facilities in the department include a modern orthodontic clinic and clinical laboratory; a spacious reception and waiting area; computer and, data-processing room, special equipment’s laboratory; Library; photography room; seminar room; digital cephalometric & OPG room and separate faculty & postgraduate rooms. The postgraduate students are trained in all the latest treatment methods. The department is equipped with state of art like Biostar, Hydro solder, Plasma arc curing light, Diode curing light, Digital cephalogram machine, diagnostic treatment planning software like dolphin imaging software and Nemoceph software.


VISION & MISSION


VISION

The vision of our department is to impart knowledge to our undergraduate and postgraduate students and promote the art and science of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopaedics, providing high-end orthodontic treatment to patients in an ethical manner. We aim at closely working with other specialities like Oral and maxillofacial surgery, Periodontics and Conservative dentistry and Endodontics and prepare a new generation of orthodontists to deliver excellent treatment with skill and compassion.


MISSION

Our Department of Orthodontics is committed in giving high quality treatment for the patients of different age group including growing children, teenagers and adults fulfilling their expectations. We strive to provide utmost comfort and care to patients seeking orthodontic treatment.
Orthodontic appliance therapy given with complete heedfulness with regular pursue. on sequel itinerary was done for every treatment protocol. Clear communication, patient education, and prompt follow-up are our highest priorities


FACULTY DETAILS


FACULTY DETAILS
1 Dr. V Sudhakar Professor & HOD
2 Dr. R Ramya Professor
3 Dr. C Ananda Devi Reader
4 Dr. R Sumanth Kumar Reader
5 Dr. K Priya Reader
6 Dr. S Sakthidaran Lecturer
7 Dr. S Muruganandam Lecturer
8 Dr. K.N Kishor Kumar Lecturer
9 Dr. N Karikalan Lecturer
10 Dr. S Lalithapriya Lecturer
11 Dr. M.J Kavichithraa Lecturer

LAB & EQUIPMENTS


Key features:

• Well-equipped laboratory and sterilization room.
• Best-in-class infrastructure and faculty.
• Department organizes professional development programs to upgrade the knowledge of faculty and students.
• Regular hands-on programs for students, facilitate insight into recent advances.
• Department library and Wi-fi internet facility.
• Computer software for cephalometrics.

   

   

 


SERVICES OFFERED


The treatments offered in the department spans a wide range such as:

1. Removable Appliance
2. Fixed Appliance
   • Labial Appliance -Different Bracket system
   • Lingual Appliance
   • With Temporary Anchorage Appliances
3. Cleft Lip & Palate-Treatment
4. Orthognathic Surgeries for Skeletal Malocclusion
5. Retainers
6. Orthopedic Treatment
7. Myofunctional Treatment
8. TMJ Problem
9. Habit Breaking Appliances
   • Thumb Sucking
   • Tongue Thrusting
   • Lip Biting


PUBLICATIONS



YEAR

TITLE AND JOURNAL

AUTHORS

2010 -15

Early intervtion of cross bite during mixed dentition with quad helix appliance- 2 case reports; Vol II, issue 2, April-June,2010; Pg 56-59

Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,

 

Enamel Demineralization; Orthodontic Cyber Journal; 2011

Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,

 

Role of magnets in orthodontics 2011, vol 2 issue 4, 147-155; Indian Journal of Dentistry; 2011

Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi

Herbst fixed functional appliance-A case report – 2011, 2(6) 78-82; IJCD

Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi

Mini-implants in orthodontics: an overview; Vol 3, issue 2, April-June, 2011; Pg 23-26; Dentaires Revista

Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,

Molar Distalization- A review – vol 1 issue 1 Jan-June 2011; Journal of Scientific Dentistry

Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi

Active Vertical Corrector – A Case report – vol 1 issue 2 July-Dec 2011; Journal of Scientific Dentistry

Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi

Combined orthodontic and prosthodontic management of missing maxillary maxillary incisor and mandibular crowding: A case report; POJ 2011: 3(1) 32-35

Dr.Suresh R

Surface roughness evaluation of enamel after various stripping methods by using profilometer; Vol 1, issue 4, pg 12-19; 2011; Archives of Oral Sciences & Research

Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,

Management of maxillary midline diastema in early mixed dentition by 2x2 appliance; POJ 2011:3(2) 65-68.

Dr.Sathish,
Dr.Suresh,
Dr.Srinivasan,
Dr.Sujith Sivarajan

En-masse retraction using skeletal anchorage in the tuberosity and retromolar regions;2011, Vol XLV, No 5, pg 268-273; Journal of Clinical Orthodontics

Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,

Biomechanical variations of mini-implant placement: a clinical insight

April-June 2012, Vol 46, issue 2, Pg 93-110; The Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society

Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,

Management of impacted canine with surgical orthodontic procedure – 2(20),2012 34-40; Journal of scientific dentistry

Dr. K.Vijayalakshmi

Ellis-van Creveld. J Pharm Bioall Sci 2012; 4:153-6.

Dr.Suresh R

Indirect bonding with new transfer tray-light tray; Journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences; Vol 1; Issue 1; July to Sep 2012; Pg-264-268

Dr.Sathish,
Dr.Suresh,
Dr.Srinivasan,
Dr.Sujith Sivarajan

Is nickel titanium superior to multistranded stainless steel wire in aligning crowded lower anteriors? A comparative in-vitro study

Vol 9, issue 3 (July-Aug 2013)

Dr. R. Ramya

Correction of class III malocclusion using modified tandem appliance- two case reports; Oct-Dec;3, 2013 (4):286-91

Dr. V. Sudhakar,

Predictable outcomes of siblings treated simultaneously with similar orthodontic extraction plan- A case report; POJ; 2013:5(1) 23-26

Dr. Suresh R

The efficacy of different pre- and post-operative analgesics in the management of pain after orthodontic separator placement: A randomized clinical trial. Jul;6, 2014 (Suppl 1):S80-4

Dr. V. Sudhakar,

Comparative study of shear strength using conventional self etching and nano bonding agent in-vitro;Vol 4, issue 3, May-July;2014; Indian Journal of Multidisciplinary Dentistry

Dr. R. Ramya

Evaluation of shear bond strength with different enamel pre-treatments-an invitro study; 2014; Vol 4, issue 25, pg 470-474; Indian Journal of Dental Research

Dr. R. Ramya

Surgical and Orthodontic Management of Fused Maxillary Central and Lateral Incisors in Early Mixed Dentition stage; Case reports in dentistry, 2014

Dr.Priya K

 

Orthodontic camouflage treatment of Skeletal class II malocclusion with severe maxillary dental protrusion; Journal of Pierre Fauchard Academy; 2014

Dr.Priya K

 

Changes in Quality of life during Orthodontic Correction of midline diastema;  Journal OF Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences; 2014

Dr.Priya K

 

Comparision of impact strength in three different types of denture base resin- An in vitro study- vol 34, no.2 (June 2014); Pakistan oral & dental Journal

Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi

Prosthetic rehabilitation in partially edentulous patients with lost vertical dimension- vol 1, issue 2, 2014; Journal of Indian Academy of Dental Specialist Researchers

Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi

Comparison of flexural strength in three types of denture base resins: an invitro study- Aug 7, 2015 [supplement 2]:S461-4 ;  Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences

Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi

Critical evaluation of incidence and prevalence of white spot lesions during fixed orthodontic appliance treatment: A meta-analysis; Nov-Dec;5, 2015(6):433-9

Dr. V. Sudhakar,

In vitro assessment of competency for different lingual brackets in sliding mechanics; Journal of Orthodontic Science; Vol 4, Issue 1, Jan- March 2015

Dr.Lalithapriya S

Treatment of Deep Overbite in High Angle Patient with segmented arch Technique: A case report; Journal of International Oral Health; 2015

Dr.Priya K

 

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