Department of Periodontics of BBD College of Dental Sciences was established in the year 2001. Situated on the second floor of the Dental College, it comprises of an undergraduate clinic, postgraduate clinic, minor OT and a separate area for sterilization and disinfection of the instrument and equipment. Department of Periodontics aspires to be recognized as one of the best in the field of Periodontics in the country, through outstanding cutting edge educational programme and excellence in patient care.
Our Under Graduate (BDS) program starts with the third year. The BDS students are trained through Lectures, Lab exercises and clinical postings, in which they are required to diagnose and treat the patients.
Our Postgraduate (MDS) program commenced in the year 2007, with 3 seats, aimed to impart quality specialised training to the students. Besides their curriculum, PG students are encouraged to engage in dental research and do the conference presentations.
Our department is equipped with state of the art facilities such as Laser and Electrocautery along with the fully equipped and functional Minor OT: for minor special cases to be done by staff. We provide following treatment facilities to the patients:
- Scaling and root planing
- Gingival curettage
- Local drug delivery
- Tooth splinting
- Minor surgeries as abscess drainage and frenectomy
- Periodontal Flap surgery
- Periodontal esthetic/plastic surgery
- Regenerative Procedure
- Laser Surgeries
- Surgeries using Electrocautery
- Implant surgeries
Apart from routine clinical cases here patients are motivated and educated to keep good oral hygiene. Regular recall/maintenance appointments are given to them for the revaluation of the overall oral condition.
We have six ongoing and three submitted Post graduate MDS dissertations. Our faculty and post graduate students have presented numerous papers and posters in the national conferences. Our faculty members have 15 national and 4 international publications. Our postgraduate student was awarded 2nd best paper in IX ISP National PG Convention-2010. Dr. Vandana Pant, Associate professor, was a keynote speaker at 8th world congress on oral implantology & AAID global conference-2010.