Department of Periodontology


Periodontists will be recognised as an indispensable part of health care for optimal health and quality of life


Our mission is to provide students the expertise and resources to enhance the evaluation and diagnosis of oral conditions, assessment of risks for future disease, delivery of speciality periodontal non surgical, surgical and medical care for our patients.



  • The undergraduate training program commences in the 3rd year with lectures and practical exercises continue to fourth year 2nd term.
  • Students have one month clinical posting once in six months.
  • During clinical postings, they have the opportunity of examining the patients and arrive at a diagnosis with the suitable plan for treatment.
  • They have to treat at least 50 cases during 2 years of clinical work schedule.
  • They have three internal assessments both in theory and practical during third and final year.
  • The BDS students are assessed on a continuous basis in addition to their sessional/Term examination by Regular Class tests, end posting vivas, Case discussions, etc.
  • This helps the faculty to assess the slow learners and pay more attention to them and also to encourage the advanced learners to take up research projects etc .
  • The syllabus of both the BDS and MDS programmes have been modified and upgraded under SSAHE (Deemed to be University).


  • The Post Graduate training program is of three years duration starting with the training of the post graduate students in non-surgical periodontal therapy and minor surgical procedures.
  • This is followed by treatment of patients with surgical periodontal therapy with a special emphasis on various regenerative techniques.
  • Regular seminars and journal club reviews are a part of the postgraduate training program.
  • The students are encouraged to attend national and international conferences and present scientific papers and posters.
  • The post graduate students are also required to submit a library and main dissertation as a partial fulfillment of the M.D.S requirements.
  • The department also carries out various awareness programs and camps.
  • Oral hygiene day is celebrated yearly on the 1st of August to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr.G.B.Shankwalkar.
  • There are various research projects going on in the department, through which they learn a lot about current trends in research.
  • Once in a year a continuing dental education program is conducted by the department.
  • Most of the students who have passed from this Department are well placed all over the country in various teaching Institutions and in foreign countries as teachers/clinicians etc.


Services Offered :

  • Oral Hygiene Education
  • Oral Prophylaxis
  • Minor Surgical Procedures for exposure of clinical crown, correction of high frenal attachments, removal of gingival excess, removal of pericoronal flap, correction of excessive brownish pigmentation etc
  • Periodontal Flap Surgical procedures for periodontal disease management.
  • Periodontal Regenerative procedures.
  • Periodontal Esthetic surgical procedures.
  • Laser Assisted Surgical procedures
  • Dental Implant placement and maintenance.
  • All periodontal procedures using optical magnification
  • E-learning.