Welcome to S.B Patil Institute for Dental Sciences and Research (Established in 1991)

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Department Of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

About The Subject

The Department of Orthodontics and dentofacialorthopedicsis one of most recognized speciality in Dentistry. Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention and correction of malpositioned teeth and jaws. It can also focus on modifying facial growth, known as dentofacialorthopaedics. Correction of developmental and acquired defects of the jaws and teeth are corrected through the use of various removable and fixed appliances.

Faculty List

Faculty Name Designation
Dr. Chandrashekhargouda Patil, MDS Professor & HOD
Dr. Amarnath Biradar, MDS Reader
Dr. Manjunath G., MDS Reader
Dr. Vivek Chitte, MDS Reader
Dr. Suresh Kumar K., MDS Sr. Lecturer
Dr. Kailash L. Rathi, MDS Sr. Lecturer
Dr. Akash Kencha, MDS Sr. Lecturer

Teaching Methods


Didactic Lectures

Student seminars

Clinical discussions

Practical/Clinical Skill

Preclinical orthodontics: Wire bending exercises for different removable appliances

Chairside discussions: Case history discussions and diagnosis.




Treatment Rendered in our Department

Treatment option

  1. Begg’s appliance
  2. Pre-adjusted edgewise appliances
  3. Ceramic braces
  4. Myofunctional appliances
  5. Surgical planning of cases requiring orthognantic surgery and follow up of the same
  6. Micro implant based orthodontics.