Periodontics





Periodontics is the field that deals with the preventive and corrective measures in the management of gingival and periodontal diseases. The Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Kannur Dental College, provides students with the basic knowledge about the anatomy of periodontium, clinical orientation about various gingival and periodontal diseases, the importance of periodontal health in maintaining overall health of an individual and the treatment strategies of diseases of the periodontium. The curriculum is focused in a manner that students have access to the current trends and advances in periodontics.

The department has separate undergraduate and postgraduate sections equipped with modern dental chairs fitted with ultrasonic scalers. Advanced surgical equipments like sinus augmentation kits, microsurgical unit, laser unit, and diverse implant surgical kits are the additional highlights of the department. Undergraduate students are trained with skills to render non-surgical and preventive periodontal procedures and are introduced to surgical periodontal procedures by observing and assisting post graduates. Postgraduate students are given an opportunity to learn and master a variety of surgical procedures. Hands on training in various implant systems, clinical exposure to use of soft tissue lasers and basic training in microsurgery is being imparted as part of the curriculum.

The department recognizes research as a prime agenda and encourages research activities at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and faculty levels. We aim to provide effective patient care with evidence based treatment and also educate the public about the special role of periodontist in the treatment of periodontal diseases and maintaining their overall health thereby improving the quality of life.

MISSION
  • * Train Post graduate and graduate students to excel in their clinical work and research activities.
VISION
  • * To provide periodontal health care to every section of the population and to facilitate them to attain optimum oral health and thereby improve their quality of life.

CORE VALUES

  • * Effective patient care with evidence based treatment
  • * Educate the public to increase awareness of periodontal disease and the special role of the periodontist in treatment of periodontal diseases and maintaining overall health.
FACULTY
DR ARUN NARAYANAN

PRINCIPAL

PROFESSOR & HOD

DR MOHAMMED FEROZ T P

PROFESSOR

DR SHABEER ALI

READER

DR DEEPTHI V

READER


DR POORNIMA RAJENDRAN

SR. LECTURER

DR RIZLENA MAJEED

SR. LECTURER

DR MANJUSHA M V

SR. LECTURER