|Dr. Abhishek Singha Roy, MDS, MFDSRCSEd||Professor & Head|
|Dr. Madhuparnee Choudhary, MDS||Reader|
|Dr. Sankhya Ghosh||Senior Lecturer|
|Dr. Palak Shah Vimal||Senior Lecturer|
Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry which is concerned with prevention, interception and correction of malposition teeth and other abnormalities of the orofacial region. The word orthodontics is derived from the Greek word orthos meaning correct or straight and odontos meaning teeth.
This department deals with diagnosing, monitoring and treating facial growth-related issues and misaligned teeth. Orthodontic treatment manly consist of fixed, removable, and sometimes surgical intervention for correction of jaw anomalies which improves one’s self esteems and aesthetics. The benefits of orthodontic treatment go beyond the apparent physical changes.
The orthopaedic and orthodontic problems treated in the department