Orthodontics

The department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at UDMRI was established in 2004 and specializes in the correction of protruded and irregular teeth and severe jaw deformities. The department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics offers both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs.

THE UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM:

The program includes class room teaching, seminars and hands on training of various appliances used in treating the orthodontic problems. Clinical patient interaction problem solving and observing the advanced orthodontic patient care as as an integral part of  the curriculum.

THE POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM:

The postgraduate program started in 2016 has an annual intake of 3 postgraduates. Thr program is affiliated to Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand.

The post graduate students are trained in the meticulous application of different treatment modalilities ranging from the conventional to the most recent treatment modalities. Diagnosis and treatment planning has been given the at most importance in the department , which in turn has overwhelmed us by the happiness and satisfaction of the patients treated in the department.

The academic activities involve frequent case presentations, seminars, journal club review. Apart from these activities the post graduate student attend the various CDE program, symposiums, seminars and national conventions and conferences conducted by the Indian Orthodontic Society and the student participate in the zonal and national Paper/Poster presentations.

The department of Orthodontics aims to deliver patient satisfaction with all the recent advances and an interdisciplinary approach.

List of Faculty Members:

  • Dr. Mridul Khanduri – Professor and Head
  • Dr. Gaurav Chaudhary – Reader
  • Dr. Taruna Puri – Reader
  • Dr. Varun Kashyap- Senior Lecturer
  • Dr. Mahender  Pratap – Senior Lecturer
  • Dr. Charu Chauhan- Senior Lecturer

Research Activities:

  • Completed and Ongoing Researches-  5
  • International Publications – 17
  • National Publications – 27
  • Paper/ Poster Presentations- 17

Head of the Department

Prof. Dr. Mridul Khanduri MDS

BDS: Faculty of Dentistry, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, 1990

MDS: Faculty of Dentistry, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, 1994

Publications:

  • Horizontally impacted maxillary central incisor-A case report- Indian Journal of Dental Sciences, 2012.

  • Serial extraction- Let’s revise- Journal of Indian Dental Assoc. (Roorkee- Haridwar), 2012.

  • Extraction of permanent first molar with developmental anomalies: A dilemma!- Heal Talk, 2012.

  • Restoration of esthetics using laminate veneer: A case report- Heal Talk, 2012.

  • Dental crowding & its correlation to tooth size &arch dimension: A review- Heal Talk, 2012.

  • Case reports of acute fluoride toxicity- Indian Journal of Dental Sciences, 2013.

  • Van der Woude syndrome- Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry, 2014.

  • Congenital agenesis of unilateral maxillary canine: A case report and discussion- Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry, 2015.

  • Unilateral condylar hypoplasia: A case report and discussion- Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry, 2017.

  • Molar distalization with deciduous anchorage. A case report- Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry 2018.