The Department of Periodontics was started in the year 2002 along with the inception of the institution, with MDS course starting in the year 2011. The Department has also initiated add-on programs in periodontal micro surgery and lasers.

The  department boasts of an  ample  patient  flow with state-of-the-art dental diagnostic and surgical facilities for training of under graduate and post graduate students. Along  with routine non surgical periodontal treatment procedures, a  vast array of surgical procedures including periodontal  regenerative  procedures, laser  and  microsurgeries,  hard and  soft  tissue  augmentation, sinus  lift and  implant  surgeries are  regularly performed. Interdisciplinary  cases  and  discussions  are  regularly  done in the  department. Also, a Department Library with adequate number of books, speciality journals, dissertations, seminars etc is present accessible both for the students & faculty. The department has a state of the art ICT enabled seminar room which enhances the education experience of the students.

The Department follows  a  credit  based  assessment  system  measured  systematically at  various  intervals using  reliable  assessment tools. Regular group   sessions and  case discussions  are conducted in every clinical posting where the student’s progress is continuously evaluated and  given an opportunity for improvement.

The Department also encourages innovation and research in dental health care delivery in areas like newer diagnostic aids with  emphasis on  salivary  diagnostics, immunology, periodontal plastic surgery, periodontal regeneration, periodontal medicine and local drug delivery to meet the changing dental needs of the people.

The department regularly conducts programmes in association  with the  Indian Society of Periodontology associated with Oral Hygiene day, Oral Health day, Professional Development programmes etc every year since its inception. The faculty also regularly attends and serve  as resource  persons in  conferences and  clinical skill development programmes conducted at the local, state and national level and also teacher training programmes to keep themselves abreast with the latest in the speciality and to improve their teaching skills.

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