Department of Orthodontics
The department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at UDMRI was established in 2004 and specializes in the correction of protruded and irregular teeth and severe jaw deformities. The department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics offers both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs.
The Undergraduate Program
The program includes class room teaching, seminars and hands on training of various appliances used in treating the orthodontic problems. Clinical patient interaction problem solving and observing the advanced orthodontic patient care as as an integral part of the curriculum.
The Postgraduate Program
The postgraduate program started in 2016 has an annual intake of 3 postgraduates. The program is affiliated to Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand.
The post graduate students are trained in the meticulous application of different treatment modalilities ranging from the conventional to the most recent treatment modalities. Diagnosis and treatment planning has been given the at most importance in the department , which in turn has overwhelmed us by the happiness and satisfaction of the patients treated in the department.
The academic activities involve frequent case presentations, seminars, journal club review. Apart from these activities the post graduate student attend the various CDE program, symposiums, seminars and national conventions and conferences conducted by the Indian Orthodontic Society and the student participate in the zonal and national Paper/Poster presentations.
The department of Orthodontics aims to deliver patient satisfaction with all the recent advances and an interdisciplinary approach.
List of Faculty Members
Paper/ Poster Presentations – 17
Head of the Department
Prof. Dr. Mridul Khanduri MDS
BDS: Faculty of Dentistry, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, 1990
MDS: Faculty of Dentistry, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, 1994