Periodontology is that specialty of dentistry which encompasses prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes, such as dental implants.
Emphasis is laid on the maintenance of oral, physical and mental health of the patient and also his/her periodontal esthetics.
The Department came into existence in 1992 with the establishment of The Oxford Dental College, Bangalore.
The Department offers a graduate (B.D.S.) and postgraduate (M.D.S.). The advanced training program in Periodontology is approved by the Dental Council of India.
Department has separate undergarduate and postgraduate section with all latest facilities such as lasers, peizosurgery, microsurgical instruments, florida probe and periotron 8000.
The Section of Periodontology has a wide range of activities covering following aspects;