The Department of Periodontics provides insight into and clinical experience dealing with the etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases of the periodontium. The Department also imparts its service by placing hundreds of implants till date with an extremely good success rate. Postgraduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to use the latest equipments like PRF machine, LASER, Surgical Microscope PerioTestR, Piezosurgery, Ridge augmentation kits, Sinus elevation tools, and VISTA and tunneling Kit.
The research programs are numerous and diverse. These include clinical research programs in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease, modelling of the progression of periodontal disease, several animal studies, and clinical studies of new regenerative and implant techniques, and studies of the link between periodontal disease and systemic diseases. The treatment of periodontitis by using herbal remedies are also encouraged. The Department has numerous publications to its credit in national and international journals. Also, a Ph.D. programme is running in the department since last 3 years.
The goal of the Department is to provide the undergraduate and postgraduate students with a strong educational foundation in Periodontology for their future careers in Dentistry and to contribute with new knowledge through basic and clinical research in Periodontics.