Orthodontics is the first speciality in dentistry which deals with the treatment of malocclusion, and abnormalities related to the craniofacial region. It is that specific area of the dentalprofession that has a responsibility to study andsupervise the dental and skeletal growth and developmentfrom birth to maturity. It includes all preventive, interceptive and corrective procedures required to establish aesthetic, functional and stable facial contours.
The department was started in 1992 with the establishment of Farooqia dental College and Hospital, Mysore
The Department offers Graduate programme(BDS) and three year post graduate programme(MDS) approved by Dental Council of India
The department has best of class infrastructure with facilities under specific areas- separate Under graduate and Post graduate clinics, Record section, Store, Seminar room, Sterilization zone, Minor Surgical area, computer section, photography section and also wet and dry lab.
For patient and other record maintenance in digital format, necessary gadgets – like printers and scanners are there in the department. The sterilization zone has autoclave, Ultrasonic cleaner & U-V Chamber. The seminar hall is equipped with LCD projection.
The department possesses the latest of equipment to aid in the treatment of all types of malocclusions including growth abnormalities. All the latest modalities of treatment of complex malocclusions are available. Teaching program has been designed to provide a wide perspective and include a range of treatment modalities comprising chair side discussions, seminars, case presentations and journal reviews with the active inputs from the faculty.
Orthodontics – Facilities and Infrastructure
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES-
Seminar rooms have been provided separately in the department here the post graduate students present there
seminars, journal clubs, case presentations, group discussions.
Students are provided with Over Head Projector (OHP) and LCD projector.
In the clinics chair side discussions are taken along with demonstrations of the procedures for the better
understanding and overall development of the students.
INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TRANSMISSION FACILITIES
There is centralized computer internet facility in the college library along with the internet connection in the
For communication with the other department intercom facility has been provided to all the departments.
Centralized computer internet facility
Intercom facility for communication with the other department
There are two computers, one scanners, printer and Nemoceph software station.
UG CLINIC :
Under graduate clinic is provided with
Dental chairs for diagnosis and treatment planing.
Workshop area for wire bending exercises.
Posters, display board, educational and informative equipments for students as well as patients. 4. Laboratory with trimming facility for making removable orthodontic appliances
- Dental chairs-treatment
FACILITIES FOR TEACHING LEARNING PROCESS
Patient Motivation and
DEPARTMENT STORE :
Storage of materials
LIBRARY (309 Books, 12 Journals)
Apart from the central library we also have departmental library for the students which accomodates most of the books of the faculty
Patients record maintenance section
Patient Motivation and Hygiene section
CASE BASED LEARNING
PROBLEM BASED LEARNING
Screening camp for Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate patients
Screening camp for functional cases
ADVANCED TREATMENT MODALITIES IN THE DEPARTMENT
Innovative retraction mechanics – Hycon
TAD -Mini implants and plates
Self Ligating Bracket Systems
Mandibular protraction Appliance – Forsus
Clear Aligners and retainers
ORTHODONTICS – FACULTY
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ORTHODONTICS – TREATMENTS OFFERED
- Beggs Appliance
- Straight Wire Appliance-MBT Technique, Roth technique, Andrews Technique
- Lingual Appliance
- Tip Edge technique
- Tooth colored Cermaic Braces
- Functional Appliance_ Activator, Bionator, twin block
- Fixed functional Appliance_ Forsus 3M, Powerscope American Orthodontics
- Orthognathic Surgeries-pre Surgical Orthodontics and Post surgical Orthodontics
- Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate Treatment-NAM
- Rapid Maxillary Expansion
- Orthopedic treatment- Headgear,chin cup
Surgical Orthodontics :
Pre-surgical Orthodontics; For decompensating Skeletal Malocclusions include ClassII, ClassIII, Assymitries, Open Bite, Deep bite, Cross bites.
Post-surgical Orthodontics; For corrections minor tooth movement and settling the occlusion after surgery.
Advance Services Offered By the Department
- Diagnostic: Vista dent Cephalometric software.
- Treatment options:
Ceramic bracket, acket,
Lingual bracket system,
Treatment of CLCP and Syndromic cases.
- Distinct major equipments-
Bio- star machine