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Overview

The department provides comprehensive treatment of all the dental problems for children less than 14 years of age and also emphasizes health education by conducting dental and health education camps. The department is especially dedicated to children and has been designed to make children feel more comfortable in the operatory.                
The department is well equipped with the recent equipments like Digital X-rays, Intra-oral camera, Pedo chairs and other equipments that are ideally necessary for a paediatric dental set-up. Separate Plays room, isolation room, minor surgery room, PG labs, and seminar rooms with roof-mounted LCD projectors are available in the department.
Multiple school dental health programs are in force with dental adoption of more than 30 schools. Special projects are also being done in collaboration with multinational companies like Bosch and HUMANA (an NGO by Govt. of Norway).

TEACHING MODULE:
The undergraduate program comprises of didactic lectures, discussions, seminars, projects, preclinical work and clinics. The department encourages the students to actively participate in school dental health programs.

The goals of the PG program are to produce competent Pedodontists and / or Pediatric Dental Teachers. The objective is to train the Post-Graduate regarding psychological development, behavioural problems and the various techniques of management of children, the various preventive measures in order to implement in the dental office as well as to the community, in prenatal counselling, to recognize various dental and oral diseases in children and to treat them effectively with the most recent methodology and also to treat the dental problems in the disabled child. The training program concentrates on the presentation of seminars, journal clubs, case discussions, training lectures, conference presentations, paper publications.

Research & Publications

Dr Ullal Anand Nayak:

  • Oligodontia in primary and permanent dentition. A Review with a report of two cases. J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol 2001; 12(4) Oct-Dec: 112-116.
  • Hypodontia in primary and permanent dentition- A review with a report of a case.  Indian J Orofacial Genetics 2001; 4 (1&2): 6-11.
  • Amelogenesis Imperfecta – A review of literature. Indian J Orofacial Genetics 2001; 4(1&2): 12-21.
  • A comparative evaluation of four adhesive tooth coloured restorative materials. An In-Vitro Study. Indian J Dent Res 2002; 13(1) Jan-Mar:49-53.
  • Papillon-Lefevere syndrome. Review with two case reports. J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol 2002; 13(1) Jan-Mar: 24-29.
  • Determination of mode of fracture of adhesive restorative materials. An In-Vitro study. Indian J Dent Res 2002; 13(2) Apr-June:112-114.
  • Fusion in the primary dentition: A Review with a report of a bilateral case. J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol 2002; 13(2) Apr-Jun: 59-63.
  • Complex Odontoma in the primary dentition – A Case report. J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol 2002; 13(2), Apr- Jun: 64-66.
  • A review of Odontogenic Keratocyst with a report of unusual occurrence in the maxilla. Indian J Dent Res 2002;13 (3-4) Jul-Dec: 183-186.
  • Non-Surgical periodontal therapy –A fundamental approach. J Indian Dent Assoc 2002; 73, No.12: 289-293.
  • Unusual occlusal morphology of mandibular first permanent molar: A Case report. Int Chinese J Dent 2003; March 3(1): 1-6.
  • Band and loop space maintainer made easy: J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2004: 22(3): 134-136.
  • A comparative evaluation of shear bond strength of four adhesive tooth coloured restorative materials to dentin. Karnataka State Dent J 2004; 23(3): 61-65.
  • Unusual impaction of mandibular lateral incisor by a complex odontoma. Kerala Dental J 2004; 27(3): 23-25.
  • Lobster Claw Syndrome – A rare case report. Indian J Dent Res 2005; 16(2): 27-31.
  • Idiopathic Gingival Fibromatosis – A Case Report. Hong Kong Dent J 2006; 3 (1); 53-7.
  • An unusual presentation of Dentigerous cyst in a five year old child. Kerala Dent J 2006; 29(1): 35-39.
  • Genetic sensitivity to the bitter taste of 6-n propylthiouracil (prop): a new risk marker for dental caries in children. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2006; 25(2): 63-68.
  • Non-Syndrome associated multiple supernumerary teeth: A report of two cases. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2006; 25(5): 11-14.
  • Non-Syndromal Primary eruption failure of multiple teeth – A case report. J Indian Dent Assoc 2008; 2(1): 17-19.
  • Dentigerous Cyst associated with maxillary permanent lateral incisor: A rare entity. J Indian Dent Assoc 2008; 2(9): 276-277.
  • The relationship of dental aesthetic index with dental appearance, smile & desire for orthodontic correction. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2009; 2(2): 6-12.
  • Ameloblastomatous Calcifying Odontogenic Cyst: A case report of rare entity. J Pacific Acad Higher Edu Res 2010; 1(4): 47-50.

 

  • Comparative Evaluation of the Effects of an Alum Containing Mouthrinse and a Saturated Saline Rinse on Salivary Levels of Mutans Streptococci. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent  2010; 28(3): 138-144.
  • The effect of Manuka honey, Chlorhexidine mouthwash and Xylitol on the clinical levels of dental plaque. Contemp Clin Dent 2010; 1(4): 214-217.
  • The relation of salivary IgA levels and dental caries in children. J Indin Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2011; 29(2): 106-112.
  • Idiopathic Gingival Fibromatosis – A case report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2011; 4(1); 77-81.
  • The Relationship of two Orthodontic Indices, With Perceptions of Aesthetics, Function, Speech & Orthodontic Treatment Need. Oral Health Prev Dent 2011; 9-115-122.      
  • The comparative evaluation of the effects of tongue cleaning on salivary levels of mutans streptococci in children. Int J Dent Hygiene Article first published online: 29 JUL 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1601-5037.2011.00522.x
  • Prevalence of mesiodens among 6 to 17 year old school children of Indore. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2011; 29(4): 288-293.

Dr. Anant Gopal Nigam:

  • Estimation of fluoride release from various dental materials in different media: an in-vitro study – IJCPD, Jan-Apr 2009; 2(1): 1-8
  • Pediatric mandibular fractures: a review of literature – IJCPD, May-Aug 2009; 2(2): 1-5.
  • Combined surgical and nonsurgical endodontic therapy in the treatment of dens invaginatus type 3: a case report – IJCPD, Sept-Dec 2009; 2(3): 43-47.

Dr. Nikhil Marwah:

  • Triple teeth: A case report of unusual fusion of three teeth – JDC 2004, 71; 2: 1-3
  • Congenital insensitivity to pain (HSAN type-v): A rare case report – JDC 2008, 75; 2: 207-211
  • Central hemangioma: an overview and case report – Pediatr Dent 2006, 28; 4: 1-7
  • A multidisciplinary approach to the management of a subgingivally fractured tooth: A clinical report. Journal of Prosthodontics. 20(3); 218-23, 2011
  • A conservative approach in management of inflammatory   dentigerous cyst in transitional dentition: a case report. Journal of Massachusetts Dental Society. Spring 2012.
  • Combined surgical and nonsurgical endodontic therapy in the treatment of dens invaginatus type 3: a case report – IJCPD, Sept-Dec 2009; 2(3): 43-47.
  • Success of multi visit vs single visit pulp therapy –   IJCPD, Sept-Dec 2008; 1(1): 17-24.
  • Maxillary anterior dentigerous cyst: a case report – IJCPD Jan-Apr 2009; 2(1): 32-35.
  • Use a thorn to draw a thorn: replacement therapy for dental caries – a review – IJCPD Sept-Dec; 3(3):125-37, 2011
  • A comparison between audio and audio-visual distraction technique in management of anxious pediatric dental patients – JISPPD, Dec 2007; 177-182
  • Ellis van crevald syndrome – JISPPD, Suppl 2007; S1-S3
  • Music distraction: its efficacy in management of anxious pediatric dental patients – JISPPD, Dec 2005; 168-170
  • Dilacerated un-erupted central incisor: a case report – JISPPD, Sept 2006; 152-154
  • Biological approach for management of anterior tooth trauma: triple case report – JISPPD, July –Sept 2010, 28 (3): 238-244.
  • Synodontia between permanent maxillary lateral incisor and a supernumerary tooth: surgical treatment perspective – JOHCD, Sept 2007; 1(3): 52-55.
  • Geminated lateral incisor with talons cusp: a case report – JOHCD, May 2007; 1(2): 40-42.
  • Multilobed supernumerary teeth with talon: a pioneer case report – JOHCD, Jan 2008; 2 (1): 13-15.
  • Idiopathic unilateral isolated hypoglossal nerve palsy: a case report – JOHCD, Oct 2008; 2(3): 62-64.
  • Bilateral mandibular canine impaction a rare case report – JOHCD, May 2009; 3(2): 38-41.
  • Natal teeth and associated sublingual traumatic ulceration (riga fede disease): a case report – IDRR, July 2007; 22-24
  • Relationship between retained deciduous tooth stumps and Gingivitis - A Case Report. International Journal of Dental Clinics. 3(3); 2011
  • Non-syndromic asymptomatic hyperodontia: four case reports. International Journal of Dental Clinics. 3(3); 2011

 

Dr. Puneet Goenka :

  • Tooth triplet: a rare case report – JOHCD 2009; 3(1): 15-17
  • Riga-fede disease: a series of case reports – Clin Dent 2009; 3(2): 26-30
  • Combined surgical and nonsurgical endodontic therapy in the treatment of dens invaginatus type 3: a case report – IJCPD, Sept-Dec 2009; 2(3): 43-47.
  • Biological approach for management of anterior tooth trauma: triple case report – JISPPD, July –Sept 2010, 28 (3): 238-244.
  • A multidisciplinary approach to the management of a subgingivally fractured tooth: A clinical report. Journal of Prosthodontics. 20(3); 218-23, 2011
  • A conservative approach in management of inflammatory dentigerous cyst in transitional dentition: a case report. Journal of Massachusetts Dental Society. Spring 2012.
  • Amelogenesis imperfecta with anterior open bite: a rare case report. International Journal of  clinical pediatric dentistry,2011;4(3):245-247
  • A conservative approach towards restoration of fractured anterior tooth. Contemp Clin Dent 2012;3:S67-70.

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