Undergraduate program in Pedodontics and preventive dentistry is designed to enable the qualifying dental surgeon to diagnose, assess and treat common dental problems by preventive and therapeutic approaches.

  • This program provides an in-depth knowledge about the milestones of general growth and development, complete orofacial and dental growth and development of a child from birth to adolescence, prevention, diagnosis, interception and comprehensive management of all oral and dental problems in children.
  • Clinical practice is limited to preventive and restorative procedures in primary and permanent teeth for caries management.
  • The undergraduate training programme commences in the 3rd year with lectures and preclinical exercises, and tooth identification exercises and continues to clinical pediatric dentistry in fourth year.
  • Periodic discussion and internal assessment tests are conducted regularly to assess the students.
  • University examination in the subject is conducted at the end of fourth year following fulfilment of attendance, tutorials and clinical assignment.
  • Periodic discussions through flip charts, 3D models, posters, and problem based learning. Special remedial classes are conducted for underperforming students. Students are instructed to perform hand scaling, topical fluoride application, and conservative cavity preparation and restorations.
  • Students are encouraged to participate in under graduate conferences, various academic and cultural activities.