The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics is a branch of Dental science that deals with the developmental and positional anomalies (irregular) of the teeth and jaws which affects the oral health and aesthetics. It involves moving teeth with their alveolar bone in an intentional way to improve esthetics, function, and oral health.
Orthodontics plays a vital role in understanding the craniofacial growth, development of the dentition and occlusion. It also formulates diagnosis and treatment plan for the same. Prevention and correction of the facio-skeletal and occlusal anomalies are a very significant part of the treatment protocol that is being implemented in the department.
The Department consists of a talented and experienced group of faculty who dedicated their careers to the orthodontic profession.
First Orthodontic consultation should not be later than 7 years of age
Orthodontic treatment is done with fixed & removable appliances. Fixed Orthodontic appliances use different braces to correct malaligned teeth.