Department of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

Treatment Rendered By The Department :-

  • Restorations -
    • Silver restoration
    • Glass ionomer restoration
    • Composite restorations
    • Stainless steel crowns
    • Strips crowns

  • Endodontic Treatment –
    • Indirect pulp capping
    • Pulpotomy
    • Direct pulp capping
    • Pulpectomy
    • Apexogenesis
    • Apexification
    • Single visit apexification using MTA
    • Non surgical root canal treatment
    • Pulp regeneration therapy

  • Interceptive Orthodontics –
    • Space maintainers
    • Space regainers
    • Habit breaking appliance

  • Preventive Treatment –
    • Scaling
    • Topical Fluoride application
    • Pit and fissure sealant
    • Parental education regarding commonly occurring dental problems in children

  • Specialty procedure –
    • Management of traumatic injury in children
    • Management of early childhood caries
    • Management of cleft lip and palate ( Feeding plate)
    • Treatment under General Anesthesia
    • Treatment under oral sedation
    • Minor oral surgical in children

Approximate number of patients treated per month- 1369

  • New equipments in department -
    • Specialty Equipments
      • RVG
      • Hot air oven
      • Needle destroyer
      • Pedodontic chairs
      • Fiberoptic airrotar handpiece
      • Spot welder
      • Orthodontic pliers
      • Stainless steel crowns
      • Rubber dam kit
      • Glass bead sterilizer
      • Autoclave
      • Endomotor
      • Electric pulp tester
      • Intraoral camera
      • Hydrsolder
      • DLP Projector

  • Scientific papers published –
    • Total 17 Publications
      • Index International Journal: 3
      • Index national Journal: 11
      • Non –Index National journal : 4

  • Other Achivements (If Any) -
    • Contribution to the book: Textbook of Pediatric Dentistry SG Damle: 1
    • Conducted first continue dental education programme for parents regarding commonly occurring dental problems in children. November 2011
    • Conducted second continue dental education programme in the form of poster competition for school of Vidarbha region: Topic: Management of avulsed toot: December 2011
    • Conducted third continue dental education programme for students and staff. Comprehensive Pediatric Dentistry. July 2012

  • Future Planning (Next 5 Years) —
    • To start Post Graduate course
    • Extension of department
    • To start painless Dentistry using Nitrous Oxide
    • To start implant in pediatric dentistry
    • To conduct camps in rural areas to educate the people of lower socioeconomic status regarding role of environmental risk factors in the development of cleft lip and palate and other birth anomalies.