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Periodontology and Implantology

Department Overview

Department of Periodontology and Implantology is located in the second floor of the Anil Neerukonda IDS. It stands over an area of 4476sft with undergraduate and post graduate sections. It has all the equipments and instruments as per the norms laid by Dental Council of India. The department trains the undergraduates for the BDS program in 3rd and 4th year and a complete 3 year program leading to the Master of dental surgery (MDS). The post graduate intake is 2 per year at present.

The department has well qualified and experienced teaching faculty on a permanent full time teaching basis. One Professor, three readers and four senior lecturers are available to train the students in all aspects of Periodontics and Implantology. All types of periodontal treatment are provided to the patients at a minimal cost. Research is given prime importance with all the Post graduate students and teaching faculty engaged in various projects. Patient education and awareness of oral hygiene are given prime importance in the department.

A seperate sterilization room for UG and PG section looks after the overall sterilization and disinfection of instruments, materials, working area and laundry.The academic program includes lectures, tutorials, seminars, journal clubs, and pedagogy sessions. Weekly seminars, journal club presentations and tutorials for students are conducted in the Seminar room. Department has the latest audiovisual facilities and free access to the high speed internet. Postgraduates have a separate room for themselves where they have their individual lockers to keep their records and personal belonging. At the undergraduate level we impart training in a group as well as in an individual manner so as to prepare a student to diagnose and treat the diseases of the supporting structures of the teeth on a daily practice basis and make appropriate referrals for advanced care.

The postgraduate program in Periodontics aims at producing a candidate competent in teaching, clinical work & research activities. The department has a adequate patient inflow, on an average about 60 patients visit the department for treatment daily. At the undergraduate level we impart training as small group discussion as well as in an individual manner so as to prepare a student to diagnose and treat the diseases of the supporting structures of the teeth on a daily practice basis and make appropriate referrals for advanced care. It also trains students for further training in Periodontics & Implantology. The postgraduate program in Periodontics aims at producing a graduate competent in teaching, clinical work & research activities.

List of Faculty

S.No Designation Name
1 Professor & HOD Dr. Y V Sashikanth
2 Professor Dr. K.Venugopal
3 Reader/Associate Professor Dr. T.Archana
4 Reader/Associate Professor Dr. VSP Guptha K
5 Sr. Lecturer/Associate Professor Dr. Rachitha Rao
6 Sr. Lecturer/Associate Professor Dr. Sruthi Bade
7 Sr. Lecturer/Associate Professor Dr. B Hanusha