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Departments - Periodontics  

Department of Periodontics

‘Excellence in education and service to humanity’- The motto of RV institutions is upheld by the Department of Periodontics when it strives towards excellence and achieves comprehensive oral health care for patients and moulds highly trained and motivated dental professionals under the dynamic leadership of Dr Suchetha A, Professor and Head of the Department.

The Department of Periodontics has a strong faculty and experienced staff members who have presented papers in several national and international conferences and have publications in national and international journals. The department offers both undergraduate and postgraduate training in Periodontics.

The infrastructure of the Department is well developed with well equipped consultation areas, patient lounge, archiving facilities and computer and telecommunication facilities. State of the art equipments including LASER are available for both patient therapy and student training.

The department has also recognized the importance of research and it is an integral part of the undergraduate and post graduate program. The Department has also undertaken and completed several clinical research projects.
Above all the department lives the principle that ‘Success is not the key to happiness, happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.’

SERVICES OFFERED

SL.NO NON-SURGICAL PROCEDURES SURGICAL PROCEDURES ADVANCED TREATMENTS
1 Patient education & motivation Draining of abscess Regenerative procedures with bone grafts and GTR membranes
2 Scaling Biopsy Guided Bone Regeneration
3 Root planing Gingivoplasty Ridge Augmentation
4 Local drug delivery Gingivectomy PAOO
5 Coronoplasty Flap surgery Implants
6 Splinting Resective procedures Laser assisted treatments
7   Bicuspidisation /Hemisection/Root resection Iontophoresis
8   Root coverage procedures Microsurgical procedures
9   Frenotomy  
10   Frenectomy  
11   Vestibuloplasty  
12   Operculectomy  
13   Circumferential supracrestal Fibrotomy  
14   Depigmentation  

 

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST

SL NO AREA OF RESEARCH INTEREST
 1 Ascertaining unexplored molecular markers of periodontal disease.
 2 Exploring the usefulness of herbal extracts in the management of periodontal disease.
 3 Exploring the use of "BIOLOGICAL ADDITIVES" to optimize periodontal regeneration.

Right from the inception of the college, the academic performance of the students ranges from 90 – 100% both in BDS and MDS. 

In the last three year ranks procured by the  students in the university examinations are as follows.
 
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• Oral Pathology
• Conservative and Endodontics
• Periodontics
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• Pedodontics
• Orthodontics
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