Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Orthodontics is the area of dentistry concerned with the supervision, guidance and correction of the growing and mature dento-facial structure, including those conditions that require movement of teeth or correction of mal relationships and malformations of related structures by the adjustment of relationships between and among teeth and facial bones by the application of forces and / or the stimulation and redirection of the functional forces within the craniofacial complex.

The section of Orthodontics has a wide range of activities covering all aspects of Orthodontics-

  • Preventive,
  • Interceptive ,
  • Corrective and Surgical.

Goals of the Department

The goal of the Orthodontics program is to provide a basic and advance education in Orthodontics for and improved understanding of the diagnosis and treatment planning of various types of malocclusions and increased skill in their management.

To transform the nature of dental education and practice in ways that will dramatically improve the way we serve our students, our patients, and the surrounding community.