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Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry


DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION


Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry of APDCH provides exclusive diagnosis, treatment and preventive dental care from infancy through adolescence for normal children and special health care needs. Our department thrives to achieve high oral ethical standard of practice and promotes education and research in pediatric dentistry.

           

Our institution is enriched with research facilities, We Instill research interest and promote research activity among the staff members, post graduate and undergraduate students. Various Inter-Departmental activities are conducted within the Departments of Medical and dental, so that patient care is improved to a great extent with good scope for clinical learning and research activities. Our Department organized various CDE programs, conferences, workshops, hands on courses at inter college and interstate level.


VISION & MISSION


MISSION STATEMENT

• Our mission is to advocate guidelines, and programs and implementation of the same in order to promote optimal oral health and oral health care for the children to make an oral disease-free population for tomorrow.
• Establishing a loving, caring and a child focused dental home.
• Promoting healthier eating and home oral care habits as early as possible
• Faculty development program and other scholarly activity and research will be conducted to provide a foundation for evidence-based learning and enhanced health care for students and staff of the department.
• Following NABH standards in patient care

VISION STATEMENT

• The vision of the department is to lead the specialty to newer horizon by integrating innovation, technology and community service into the curricular program.
• To leave an everlasting impact on the children and their families to not only improve the oral health related quality of life but also to positively influence their overall well-being for a brighter future.
• To upgrade to state-of-the-art equipment and technologies
• Creating healthy smiles with a gentle touch, providing comprehensive oral health care for children through our thoughts, words & actions.
• To be a centre of excellence in the field of Pedodontics and provide education at International standards and prepare the students to be dentists and pedodontists with proper scientific and ethical values thus resulting ultimately in better and quality dental health care of highest quality for the patients.

QUALITY POLICY

• We at Adhiparasakthi Dental College & Hospital are committed to impart Quality Education and skill sets with ethics for developing the students of Paediatric dentistry, as excellent Professionals and responsible Citizens to promote human health progress with societal transformation. We also improve quality of both manpower and service to promote quality education to convert a novice into a competent expert ensured by observing global standard practices in imparting education and dental services.
• We shall continually improve our faculty competency, infrastructure, academic and research facilities to create an environment to shape our students as leaders of Dentistry


FACULTY DETAILS


FACULTY DETAILS
1 Dr. A Vasanthakumari Professor & HOD
2 Dr. A Selva Balaji Reader
3 Dr. S Preethi Archana Lecturer
4 Dr. S Dhivya Lecturer
5 Dr. C Anagha Lecturer

LAB & EQUIPMENTS


KEY FEATURES:

• Colourful décor which makes the department a child-friendly zone.
• Play area to put children at ease.
• Well-equipped laboratory, for undergraduates and postgraduates.
• Good infrastructure and experienced faculty.
• Department library with adequate facilities
• Smart seminar room.
• LED TV to play videos for kids.
• Well equipped dental chairs with accessories.
• A Multi-speciality clinic.
• Department organises professional development programs to upgrade the knowledge of faculty and students.
• Regular hands-on programs for students to facilitate insight into recent advances.
• Various Dental screening , treatment and awareness program organised by the department.
• HI-TECH Labs for preclinical work.
• Recent materials and latest equipment like intraoral cameras,RVG,Rotary endodontic device etc..

EQUIPMENTS AVAILABLE

• RVG
• Endomotor, Apex locator
• Warm gutta-percha obturator system
• Hydrosolder unit
• Intra oral camera
• Fully automated pediatric dental chairs
• Phantom head lab
• Well equipped dry and wet preclinical lab.