Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry


Pediatric dentistry otherwise popularly known as children dentistry is the part of dentistry, which treats children with teeth associated problems from birth through adolescence. Children are not only a miniature adults they differ physically, physiologically and psychologically from adults. Pediatric dentists are specially trained to efficiently treat the children by understanding their emotional and cognitive needs, which requires a completely different approach. The department of Pediatric dentistry is well organized with experienced and efficient faculty who can impart their knowledge and expertise to students. The department is very well equipped with all the modern, latest amenities and clinical material to train the students efficiently. Pediatric dentistry includes comprehensive treatment to children, thereby providing opportunity for the students to learn and expertise in other branches of dentistry too. We, the faculty from the department of pediatric dentistry believe in teaching our students in a pleasant , friendly environment. Pediatric dental specialists advance the dental wellbeing of children just as fill in as instructive assets for parents. It is suggested that a dental visit ought to happen inside a half year after the nearness of the primary tooth or by a child’s first birthday celebration. It is essential to set up a far reaching and open progressing connection between the dental specialist and patient – alluding to this as the patient's "dental home". This is on the grounds that early oral assessment helps in the recognition of the beginning phases of tooth decay. Early recognition is basic to keep up oral wellbeing, change deviant propensities, and treat varying and as basically as could reasonably be expected. Moreover, parents are given a program of preventive home consideration (brushing, flossing and fluorides), a caries hazard evaluation, data on finger/thumb sucking, and pacifier propensities, guidance on forestalling wounds to the mouth and teeth of kids, diet advising , and information on growth and development.


This program gives lectures, classes, clinical experience and clinical educating in the time of multi-year dental educational plan, Student are presented to a wide scope of pediatric patients with dental issues and all understudy get broad pre-clinical and clinical involvement with the division. Clinical practice includes exposure to behavior management, preventive aspects, such as brushing, flossing and fluorides, early detection of caries and its treatment.


This program provides seminars, workshops, clinical teaching , journal clubs, IDM, enrichment program, problem based learning , etc in the period of 3 years dental curriculum.

To train Specialists in Pedodontics, who are skilled clinicians with a strong research back ground.

Continued advancement of knowledge in Pedodontics through integration of basic and advanced sciences with clinical research.

Prepare students to develop ability in critical thinking and problem solving


Message from HOD

We provide a heartly dental undergrad and post grad training while giving far reaching dental consideration to our patients. We are glad to offer amazing clinical preparing using best in class innovation. Our very much prepared and well disposed staffs centers around instructing as per the current educational plan pre requisties.

The department centers around planning dental understudies to give proficient and better quality dental administrations than an ever-expanding populance of kids. The understudies are additionally educated to manage physically , mentally disaabled and medically compromised children in an effective and precise way. We likewise attempt different dental well being programs with an intend to improve postgraduate training.

As dentistry progresses, more noteworthy accentuation is put upon counteraction to keep up perfect oral well being. The department actualizes the standards of preventive dentistry through training of guardians and network by direcing camps where understudies are actualizes the standards of preventive dentistry through training of guardians and network by directing camps where understudies are urged to take an interest. To this repute, the division has additionally embraced numerous schools around the institution.

Our postgraduates have taken interest in research and have presented papers in different national and international conferences. Additionally our alumni have proceeded to do very well whether it is in the quest for advanced education, scholastic or dental practice. we guarantee you a productive program in our department.

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wish you success.
Dr Nagalakshmi Chowdhary.