Periodontics and Oral Implantology
The Department has been instituted with the objective to educate and train postgraduate students within the framework of contemporary periodontics and to encourage them to enter the academic dentistry for the welfare of patients. Headed by Dean & Prof. Dr. Bimal Jathal, one of India's leading practitioner, the Department is enriched with extremely knowledgeable and successful staff of periodontist. The department was founded in 2005 with the goal of offering graduate studies in Periodontics and Oral Implantology and providing utmost benefit to the patients. Since its inception, it has been engaged in patient care, teaching and research. During academic year 2011 Post-Graduation is started in the department.
Treatments for the following problems are available
- Teeth stains
- Bleeding gums
- Swelling in gums – localised or generalised
- Foul smell from oral cavity
- Mobile teeth in the oral cavity
- Acute pain in the gums
- Pigmentation of gums
- Gummy smile
- Abnormal tongue attachment to
base of mouth
- Abnormal muscle attachment
between lips and gums
- Gingival recessions – receded gums
The goal of the Department is to provide periodontal care that is specific and appropriate to the needs of each patient. The Department offers high quality care in a convenient setting. Patients are treated using contemporary and advanced techniques under strict infection control guidelines.
Procedures Carried out and Recent Advances in Treatments
The Department promotes evidence-based dentistry to stay up-to-date on the latest procedures and provide patients improved treatment.
We incorporate research in to education and practice to provide best care for the patients. Various procedures carried out in the Department and the recent advances in treatment plans:
Motivation and counselling
This process is carried out by the use of various audio visual aids, charts, models, etc. It includes advice on importance of oral hygiene, various brushing techniques, preventive care and post-operative care.
Scaling & root planning (Cleaning of teeth)
Deals with cleaning of teeth of all soft & hard deposits and tartar, it also helps remove stains which are mainly caused by tobacco, tea, coffee, gutka, pan masala, etc.
Treatment of gingival growths
(overgrowth of the gums)
This Department deals with the treatment of, swelling and overgrowth of gums, which may involve a local region or the entire mouth.
Periodontal surgery (gum surgery)
Pyorrhoea, one of the most commonly known gum diseases, is treated using a two-stage procedure: first being superficial cleaning of deposits and stains, and second stage involves deeper cleaning of gums to eliminate and/or arrest disease process. An unfortunate side effect of pyorrhoea is the gradual loss of jaw bone which we attempt to regain by the use of internationally accepted bone graft materials. In addition to this we also successfully regenerate the bone by using the latest technologies of bone regeneration using the patient's own blood like PRF technology.
Restoring the normal functioning and aesthetics of the patient's teeth using dental implants.
This includes correction of gummy smile, abnormal tongue attachment to base of mouth, abnormal muscle attachment between lips and gums & elongated teeth.
Dental laser therapy
It has been proven that the use of laser for certain procedures, or as an adjunct to certain procedures is efficient in terms of treatment as well as the acceptance of the patient. This can be used for relieving abnormal muscle attachments, as adjunct to periodontal therapy.