About The Subject
The Department of pedodontics and preventive dentistry provides oral health care for infants and children up to the age of 14years. It also incorporates the management of children who are physically and mentally challenged. The department renders parent and the patient counseling, preventive dentistry for each child patient. School dental health programmes are being conducted along with public health dentistry department in and around Bidar region.
The department has experienced faculties who deal with various fields such as early childhood caries, dental trauma management, minimal invasive dentistry, lesion sterilization tissue repair, managing cleft lip & palate, management of children under general anesthesia etc.
Pediatric dentistry subject is offered in third year and final year in the undergraduate program. We aim to provide clinically efficient graduates, capable of diagnosing and treating all type of pediatric dental problems encountered in clinical practice.
Lectures are conducted using power point presentations; Clinical chair side discussions and training will be conducted, so that students will be well versed in providing treatment to child patient. Other teaching methods include Demonstrations, Group discussions, Chapter wise discussions and seminars.
Undergraduate students perform their preclinical exercises, after which they can go ahead with clinical work. Demonstrations for each clinical procedure are given during posting. All students while operating on the child patient are monitored during their clinical postings under experienced faculties.
Treatment Rendered in our Department
Pit & fissure sealant application etc
|Indirect pulp capping
Direct pulp capping
Root canal treatment
Lesion sterilization and tissue repair
Post & core
Bleaching of teeth
Treatment of failed RCT etc
|Tooth coloured restorations- GIC & composite
Stainless steel crowns
Ceramic crowns etc
|Preventive & interceptive procedures like
Cross bite correction etc
|Management of trauma cases
Obturators for cleft palate etc