Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry which deals with developmental and positional anomalies of the teeth and jaws as they affect oral health and physical, esthetic and mental well being of the person.
Emphasis is laid on the maintenance of oral, physical and mental health of the patient and also his/her esthetics.
The Department came into existence in 1992 with the establishment of The Oxford Dental College, Bangalore.
The Department offers graduate programme (BDS) and three-year postgraduate programme leading to a Master of Dental Surgery degree. The advanced training programme in Orthodontics is approved and accredited by the Dental Council of India.
The section of Orthodontics has a wide range of activities covering following aspects;
Preventive, Interceptive, Corrective Surgical
The institution promotes research culture among faculty and students. Faculties are encouraged to participate in professional academic programmes and publish in academic journals. The institution promotes faculty participation in consultancy work.
The institution has sustainable good practices in research, consultancy and extension to achieve academic excellence.
The active participation of faculty in research forms the backbone of scientific material available in the department. The department is engaged in either short term, fundamental or advanced, independent or funded research activity.
Folowing is the data of various ongoing/completed projects by the faculty;