Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry is a specialized branch of dentistry which includes preventive and comprehensive oral health care for infants and children including dental health care for special children. Prevention and education are key ways of promoting oral health collectively. We aim not only restoring the good oral health but also instilling the positive dental attitude in every child there by creating a caries free generation in upcoming years. We conduct various preventive programs along with timely counselling so as to help each child to maintain the good oral health.

The Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry started in 2006 with an intake of 100 students per year for BDS course.The department trains undergraduate students for the fulfilment of course in bachelor of dental surgery (BDS).The department spans over an area of 2000 sqft,it has a colourful play area which offers friendly & lively environment for the benefit of children.It also includes with department library with 20 reference books beneficial to all students.

1Dr. A. RatnadityaProfessor & HOD
2Dr. E. Hanmanth ReddyReader
3Dr. Challagulla AnushaReader
4Dr. G. AchuthaSr.Lecturer
5Dr. Sukabhogi AnushaSr.Lecturer
6Dr. Srikar. MSr.Lecturer
7Dr. K. AlekyaSr.Lecturer

Treatments Offered:
  • Preventive measures includes oral prophylaxis,Diet couseling,Fluoride applications and pit & fissure sealents

  • Restorations of Glass ionomer cement,composite and amalgam

  • Preventive resin restorations (PRR)

  • Pulp therapy’s and rootcanal treatments

  • Apexogenesis,apexification and revascularization

  • Interceptive and fixed orthodontic treatments

  • Management of Traumatic injuries of teeth and bone

  • Management of physically and mentally handicapped children

  • Management of Medically compromised children

  • Non pharmacological and pharmacological Behaviour management of children

Facilities & Infrastructure:
The clinic includes 20 dental chairs with and is well equipped with sophisticated instruments which includes Endomoter, apex locator, Light emitting diode curing unit, intra oral camera, Pulp testers, Amalgamator, Primary and permanent stainless steel crown kits, Easyvac moulding machine, soldering and welding units, Rubberdam kits for isolation and also includes a state of art sterilization section to provide efficient treatment for our child patients.

Staff Publications: Dr.Ravindranath Reddy:
  • Hypohydrotic ectodermal dysplasia: a unique approach to esthetic and Prosthetic management: A Case Report, Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

  • An Overview of Gingival and Periodontal Diseases in 12to 15 years using Gingivitis and Periodontitis site prevalence index (WHO 1978), World Journal of Dentistry

  • Prosthetic rehabilitation of a preschooler with induced anodontia-A Clinical Report, Contemporary Clinical Dentistry. July- sep 2011,vol2,issue 3,207-210.

  • Comparative Evaluation of Efficiency of Three Obturation Techniques of prirmary incisors-An Invivo Study, International Journal of Oral health and Medical Research July-August 2015,Vol 2,issue 2

  • The Evaluation of different methods ViZ.,acid etch and by air abrasion on retentivity of fissure Sealants after 6 months: A Clinical Study, Journal of the Scientific Society.2014;41-16-21

  • Oral lichen planus in child:A rare case report, Journal of Advanced Clinical & Research Insights

  • Rehabilitation of Severely mutilated primary anterior teeth using a template undergeneral Anaesthesia: A Case Report, Journal of Contemporary orofacial health and Research

Dr.Hanmanth Reddy
Bells palsy in children - Pedodontist perspective Vol 2: no 1:30-33; February 2014, Indian Journal of Mednodent and Allied Sciences.

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