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DEPARTMENT OF ORTHODONTICS

A MISSION WITH A VISION

           To provide comprehensive and economical  Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedic care for all sections of community through our experience, legacy, personalized approach, hardwork and commitment in a state of the art environment

Infrastructure and Facilities of the Department

Department of Orthodontics was set up in 1960. Post Graduate course in Orthodontics (MDS) was commenced in 1972. It is a recognized centre for Ph.D of the University of Kerala.It was the centre for first Dip.NB examination in Orthodontics and centre for M.Ortho examination during the period 2000-2004. Dr. Jyothindra Kumar, the former HOD Dept of orthodontics was the first recipient of Best Doctor Award from Govt. of Kerala. Dr. Koshi Philip HOD Dept of Orthodontics received Best Doctor Award 2018 from Govt.of Kerala. Dr.Sumi Thambi was topper in KUHS MDS examination 2017

            Since its inception the department has been engaged in research, teaching and patient care.The Department of Orthodontics is located in the new block of the college which was commissioned in the year 1995. A total area of 4000 square feet is allotted for the department which includes a postgraduate clinic, undergraduate clinic, separate postgraduate and graduate laboratory, work area, pre-clinical laboratory, seminar rooms, record library, patients waiting lobby, reception, separate rooms for teaching faculty etc. The postgraduate clinic is equipped with a state of the art computer room with access to all modern technologies for P.G programme.

Courses offered

 

  • Graduate training for an annual intake of 50 students

 

  • Postgraduate training for three students per year

 

  • Centre for PhD affiliated to University of Kerala

 

  • Certificate course for Dental Mechanic

 

  • Certificate course for Dental Hygienist

 

  • Certificate course for Dental Operating Room Assistant. MORE...