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Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry

The Department of Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry’s primary concern is to promote the oral health of infants, children, adolescents and people with special healthcare needs. Our Institute aims to achieve a high and ethical standard of practice, promotion of education, and research in paediatric dentistry.

Courses Offered

B.D.S M.D.S. Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry
Duration: 4 ½ years Duration: 3 years
Annual Intake: 100 Annual Intake: 2
Eligibility: A pass in the subject of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) & English in individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in PCB at 10+2 level for General Category and for SC/ ST/ OBC be at 40% and OPH candidates be 45% Eligibility: Recognized B.D.S degree and completion of 1 year internship on or before 31st March of the year of admission.

Head of Department: Dr. Binita Srivastava



Awards / Recognitions received at the national level by Students

  • Best Poster Award at 35th Annual Conference of ISPPD at Jaipur, 2013-2014 to Dr Sameep Singh then 1st year Post Graduate student
  • Best Poster Award by ISPPD at 1st National Symposium on Tooth Trauma at Meerut, 2015 – 2016, to Dr. Sreenita Choudhury Pujari , Hari krishan Sharma, 1st year post graduate student

Department of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

Segregation of Waste Material

Contaminated Non Contaminated
  1. Suture material without needles
  2. Swabs/ cotton/ gauze piece
  3. Extracted teeth
  4. Pathological waste
  5. Impression models
  6. Tissues
  7. Used ZOE
  8. Discarded tablets& capsules, removed from the wrappers
  1. Syringes-After cutting
  2. Suction tips
  3. Plastic bottles
  4. X-ray film covers
  5. Disposable glasses of patients
  6. Acrylic splints,plates, crowns&dentures.etc
  7. Ruber dam sheets
  8. Mouth masks
  9. Plastic disposable sensor covers
  10. Contaminated acrylic
  11. Discarded GP points
  12. Separators
  13. Composite/GIC/Plastic restoration
  1. Needles-After destroying
  2. Suture needles
  3. Scalpel/ blades
  4. Broken burs
  5. Dental files
  6. Orthodontic wires, band materials, brackets
  7. Metal crown shavings.
  8. Old metal crowns
  9. L.A. bottles (broken)
  10. Glass vial (broken)
  1. Plasters
  2. Dental stone
  3. Sand papers
  4. L.A. bottles (non broken)
  5. Discarded cements & filling materials
  6. Lead foils, black wrapper of x-ray films
  7. Wrappers of bottle, gloves, syringes etc
  8. General waste
  9. Wrappers of discarded medicines
  1. Depleted fixer & developer solution- Send to X-ray department
  2. Amalgam-Separate storage space& container
  3. Glass bottles of L.A. etc. non-broken& non contaminated- Sell to kabadi
  4. Discarded instruments-Condemn

“Beyond syllabus scholarly activities” of the department

  • Students make educative posters, charts, models, pamphlets for pediatric patients and school children for educating them regarding Dental Health care and maintenance
  • Faculty contributes regularly in various journals in Dentistry that guide students beyond the curricular aspects.

Infrastructure & Learning Resources

  • UG & PG clinics
  • X-ray Room
  • Seminar Room with Departmental Library
  • HOD Room & Staff Room
  • Research Section
  • Computers – Two in Department & Faculty & Students use their own laptops
  • Labs – One Preclinical Lab each for Post graduates and undergraduates
  • Library – Departmental
    • Number of Books : 80
    • Journals : 26
    • CDs : 165
    • E-books : 26
    • E-Journals :7
    • Posters & Charts : 56
    • Models : 61
  • Internet facility for staff and students : Available (With Wi-Fi)
  • E Journals – accessed through EBSCO as well as through other sources with internet facility
  • Classroom (audio-visual aids)- Slide Projector

Integrated Lectures:

  • Handling Avulsion, by Dr. M.S. Muthu.
    Sponsored by Elseviers,(13 sept. 2014)
  • Dental stem cell, what, where and why.
    Sponsored by Stemade, (july 2013)
  • “Dental Competence” ,CDE Programme on Direct Restorations & Aesthetic Dentistry, by Dr. Arun Rajpara
    Sponsored by Ivoclar Vivadent(18th feb 2010)

Research, Consultancy and Extension

  • Research Projects:
    • Ongoing: 6 Ongoing projects by PG students and 4 ongoing research projects by faculty
    • Completed:14 completed projects by PG students and 1 by Faculty
    • Collaborative:
      • 4 Interdepartmental Projects done in collaboration with Dept. of Microbiology.
      • 2 completed research projects in collaboration with outside institutes (AIIMS, LeLogix designssol. Pvt Ltd).
      • 1 Ongoing research project in collaboration with outside institutes (Department of Genetics, University of Delhi, South Campus)
  • Extension Activities:
    • Many outreach programs, Dental camps and School Health Programs have been conducted by the staffs and students of the department

Ongoing Projects by Faculty:

  • Dr. Rashi Singh
    • Analysis of Dentition in Western U.P. Indian Population-
      Mesiodistal Crown Diameters of All Permanent Teeth.
    • Establish Median Timing of Permanent Teeth Emergence in Second Stage of Tooth Eruption in Children of Western U.P. Indian Population.
  • Dr. Neeti Mittal
    • Prevalence, Clinical presentation and Risk factors of dental erosion in primary and permanent dentition in school children of Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.
    • Oral Health Characteristics of children with Preterm birth and Intra-uterine growth retardation.
  • Completed
    • Enamel hypomineralization and Molar Incisor hypomineralization in primary and permanent dentition in school children of Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Ongoing Projects by Students:

Post Graduate Students

  • Comparative evaluation of antifungal efficacy of five root canal sealers against clinical isolates of Candida Albicans – a microbiological study.
  • A comparative evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy of various herbal extracts as intra canal medicaments on Enterococcus faecalis – An in-vitro microbiological study.
  • The comparative evaluation of dermatoglyphic patterns and their correlation with occlusal characterstics.
  • Assessment of knowledge and practices of molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) amongst general dentists and pediatric dentists.

Research, Consultancy and Extension

  • Publication :
    • 78 publications by faculty in indexed journals (53 in the last 5 years)
    • Contribution in Specialty and other leading books by Faculty
  • Conferences organized and knowledge dissemination events:
    • Organized Lectures by eminent Invited Guest Speakers of National & International Repute in SMDCH
    • Delivered Invited Guest lectures, and taken part in panel discussions at various conferences, symposia and CDEs

Distinguished Alumni of The Department

1. Dr. Naresh Sharma 2006-2009 April 2009 Reader, Dept. of Pedodontics at Manav Rachna Dental College, Faridabad
2. Dr. Surbhi Goel Agarwal 2006-2009 April 2009 Private Practice, Moradabad
3. Dr. Rashi Singh 2008-2011 April 2011 Working as Senior Lecturer (Pedodontics) at Santosh Dental College & Hospital, Ghaziabad
4. Dr. Vishakha S. Rao 2008-2011 April 2011 Managing Director, Dentistico Pvt. LTD, Chains of Multispeciality Dental Clinic in Delhi
5. Dr. ShwetaKhatri 2009-2012 April 2012 Working as Senior Lecturer (Pedodontics) at Inderprastha Dental College & Hospital, Sahibabad
6. Dr. Visuja Chaudhary 2009-2012 April 2012 Private Practice in Delhi
7. Dr. Isha Jain 2010-2013 April 2013 Working as Senior Lecturer (Pedodontics) at ITS Dental College & Hospital,
Murad Nagar
8. Dr. Anumedha Sharma 2010-2013 September 2013 Private Practice in Guwahati
9. Dr. Aishvarya Varma 2011-2014 April 2014 Consultant Dental Surgeon at Crystal Dental Centre ,Vasant Vihar, New Delhi
10. Dr. Parul Verma 2011-2014 April 2014 NBDE Part I USA
11 Dr. Khushtar Haider 2012-2015 April2015 Air Force Base Hospital, Allahabad
12. Dr. Naorem Nena Devi 2012-2015 April2015 Private Practice in Manipur
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