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Orthodontics - Department Overview

Orthodontics is the first speciality in dentistry which deals with the treatment of malocclusion, and abnormalities related to the craniofacial region. It is that area of the dental profession that has a responsibility to study and supervise the dental and skeletal growth and development from birth to maturity. It includes all preventive, interceptive and corrective procedures required to establish esthetics, function and stable facial contours.The department has best of class infrastructure with facilities under specific areas –separate Undergraduate and Post graduate clinic, Record section, Store, Seminar room, Sterilization zone, Minor surgical area, Computer section, Photography section ,Wet and Dry lab. The department library has latest books for immediate reference. For patient and other record maintenance in digital format, necessary gadgets – like scanners, external hard disc are there in the department. The seminar hall is equipped with LCD projector.All the recent modalities of treatment of complex malocclusions are available. Teaching program has been designed to provide a wide perspective and includes a range comprising of chair side discussions, seminars, journal club, journal review, case presentations with active faculty. Department has linkage and MOU with Smile Train to cater the needs of cleft patients. State of art clinical and laboratory facilities with access to latest materials and appliances ensure that the department is a pioneer in clinical orthodontics including self -ligation, lingual orthodontics, implants and esthetic orthodontics. The strength behind the success of the department is team of dedicated teaching faculty supported by non- teaching faculty.

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  • College Of Dental Science
    P.O. Box No. 327, Davangere,
  • Phone: +91-08192- 231285, 231029
  • Fax: 08192- 251070
  • Email: principal@cods.edu
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