Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry
PEDIATRIC AND PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY is an age-defined speciality that provides both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care need. Over last decade new facets have become integral to pedodontics as early detection of caries lesion, comprehensive preventive measures against caries, laser dentistry and use of various aids for behavior management.
The department has separate working clinics for PG & UG students. Central sterilization room looks after overall sterilization & disinfection of instruments, materials working area. Radiology room with conventional as well as digital radiography equipments. Conscious sedation room. Isolation room for specially abled children. Play area for kids. Preclinical area for preclinical work . Well-equipped laboratory for lab work.
HOD: Dr. Yusuf K. Chunawala
Vision: “CAVITY FREE YOUNG INDIA“.
MISSION: To achieve our goal of “CAVITY FREE YOUNG INDIA “we are centrally located in the heart of Pune city and are able to reach out to maximum number of children. We teach comprehensive training in diet counselling, case history recording, diagnosis and treatment plan at the UG level. We have a 3 year full term comprehensive PG program in which we teach and practice behavior management, case history recording, diagnosis and treatment plan, diet counselling, preventive measures, restorative, operative, surgical measures, interceptive orthodontics, preventive orthodontics. Use of best available technology, clinical skills and evidence based treatment protocols for patient care.
Number of Publications in Total: 117.
Special Achievement by the department: Nil.
Services Provided by Department:
- Diagnosis and treatment plan
- Diet counselling
- Preventive Dentistry
- Minimally Invasive Dentistry
- Special child dental care
- Restorative and operative
- Surgical measures
- Interceptive orthodontics
- Preventive orthodontics
We use the best available technology, clinical skills and evidence based treatment protocols for patient care.