Orthodontics is being taught and practiced at Shree Bankey Bihari Dental College & Research Centre in its undergraduate dental students and post graduate students, providing treatment for children and adults and offering a consultation service for other departments within the Dental College,and the general public as well.
The subject of orthodontics starts in the BDS 2nd year and extends to final year of undergraduate programme. The syllabus of the undergraduate & postgraduate programme is on the guidelines of Dental Council of India, the body responsible for certifying training in all dental subjects.
Our faculty consists of top-ranked orthodontists who come from diverse areas and backgrounds. All share a common interest in orthodontics. The faculties take a major share in the treatment of patients; the students are allowed treatment under the close supervision of the specialist staff.
The specialist staff is required to participate in under-graduate & postgraduate teaching programme, both theoretical and practical, and to carry out research projects. Attendance at lectures, study days and conferences, in India and abroad, is regarded as an essential part of continuing education for all staff members.
All orthodontics treatments, starting consultation to routine orthodontic treatment Cleft lip, Cleft palate, Orthognathic surgery in association with other specialty like ENT, Plastic surgery, Oral surgery are undertaken in this department. Apart from this we do adult orthodontic as well as early orthodontics treatment.
The department undertakes treatment to correct crooked, irregular and protruded teeth to improves patient esthetics. Besides the routine clinical work of patients, department also does the teaching of under graduate and post graduate students. CDE, Seminars , journal club and interdepartmental activities are the routine part of post- graduate curriculum.
The department has latest equipment to to help students develop their clinical acumen that includes computerized cephalometric software (Nemoceph), digital SLR camera with separate photography room. Treatment are planned with assessment of treatment outcome prediction with the help of advance software. The department has separate UG and PG section along with separate P G room, departmental library , sterilization room, laboratory and faculty and HOD rooms.
We offer following treatment modalities-
. Fix mechanotherapy
. Removable appliances
. Myofunctional appliances
. Orthopaedic appliances (Headgear, facemask)
. Lingual orthodontics
. Self ligating technique
. Miniimplant supported orthodontics
. Accelerated orthodontics
Dr. Ajay Kumar Gupta
Professor & Head