The Department of Orthodontics and
Dentofacial Orthopaedics, established in 2013, offers
an undergraduate BDS and three-year post-graduate MDS program which was started in 2019,
by the Dental Council of India. The department deals in the treatment of patients with
deformities predominantly dental and skeletal malocclusions, craniofacial deformities,
cleft lip and palate with a variety of treatment protocols with modern armamentarium.
The undergraduates are trained in basic wire bending skills, orthodontic diagnosis, case selection, removable appliance fabrication and management of simple dental malocclusions. Postgraduates are trained to impart comprehensive orthodontic treatment which includes growth modulation, fixed appliance treatment, surgical Orthodontics and management of TMJ disorders.