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About The Department/ Introduction


Orthodontics is that branch of dental speciality that studies and supervise the growth and development of dentition and Dentofacial structures and its relation to anatomical structures from birth to maturity.

It includes all preventive and corrective procedures of dental irregulaties requiring the repositioning of the teeth by functional and mechanical means to establish normal occlusion and pleasing facial contours. 

Our specialty addresses the diagnosis, prevention, management, and correction of mal-positioned teeth and jaws, and misaligned bite patterns.  We also address the modification of facial growth, known as dentofacial orthopedics, where we treat the child in growth period.

Treatment procedures we perform here are Myofunctional (growth modification procedures), palatal expansion of dental arches , straight wire fixed appliance, Begg’s therapy, surgically correcting the position of the jaw.

In  braces we have different options like Metal brackets – mbt, tip edge and Roth, Ceramic(polycrystalline/monocrystalline), Metal/ Ceramic Self ligating, Damon self ligating, Lingual orthodontics,& Clear Aligners therapy.                

We also have different options in Retainers – removable and fixed.

In removable – conventional and clear retainers are available.

Treatment duration may extend from few months to more than a year in severe malocclusion cases.

Our department is well equipped to train undergraduate and post graduate students. We have very good patient inflow. Patient care is extremely good. Patients are well informed and guided towards the treatment by are Faculties members as what best suites them.

Our students are also well trained in the speciality and guided thoroughly by well experienced teaching faculty members.

Teaching Staffs

Dr Tarulatha R Shyagali

Prof., HOD and Vice Principal

Dr. Vinay K


Dr Chaitra K R


Dr Smitha V Shetty


Dr Sindhu D


Dr Ranjitha G

Senior Lecturer

Dr Veekshith M

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Sukrutha R

Senior Lecturer

Dr Sreeshna P

Senior Lecturer

Dr Sharvari Joshi

Senior Lecturer

Treatment / services offered

  • Removable appliance
    • Space maintainers
    • Space regainers
    • Habit interceptive appliances
  • Fixed appliance –
    • MBT
    • Roth
    • Tip Edge
  • Begg’s Mechanotherapy
  • Growth modulation – Myo-Functional Appliance
  • Fixed functional appliance
  • Orthopedic appliance –headgear and facemask
  • Expansion appliance
  • Self ligation system
    • DAMON-passive self ligation
    • Active self ligation
  • Invisible orthodontics
    • ceramic bracket
    • ceramic self ligation
    • lingual orthodontics
  • Incognito
  • TADS
  • Skeletal Anchorage System
  • Orthognathic surgery
    • Treatment planning and surgical planning
    • Pre-surgical orthodontics
    • Post-surgical orthodontics
  • Aligners therapy
  • Occlusal splint therapy
  • Cleft lip and palate management
    • NAM {Naso-alveolar moulding}
    • Fabrication of palatal obturator
  • Retainers
    • Fixed
    • Removable
    • Essix retainers
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