The Department of Periodontics collectively consists of postgraduate and undergraduate clinics that are equipped with 17 and 38 dental chairs respectively, that are attached with ultrasonic scaler units. Ample waiting space and adequate seating arrangements outside the clinics have also been provided for patients and visitors to the department.
In order to perform a wide variety of non-surgical and surgically managed cases, the department is equipped with RVG units, micromotors, surgical trays, light cure units, electrocautery and laser units. The department also maintains a strict sterilisation procedure wherein all prophylactic and surgical instruments are pouched and subjected to centralised sterilisation while all operating chairs are thoroughly cleaned between patient appointments.
Separate seminar rooms for both undergraduates and postgraduates allow a seating capacity of over 50. These are equipped with wi-fi enabled smartboards, overhead projectors and CPUs. Textbooks pertaining to Periodontics and scientific literature including dissertations and systematic reviews re maintained and regularly updated in the department library. A reading room for the postgraduates provides an environment to focus on academics and research work. All clinics and rooms, including the staff room are air-conditioned to facilitate an ideal learning environment.
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As an integral part of the Saveetha Dental College, the Department of Periodontics aims to achieve academic excellence, provide optimal oral health care and actively engage in research endeavours to meet the changing health care needs of the Indian population. In lieu of this mission, the department aspires to be recognised as the one of the best programs in Periodontics through exceptional educational programs, excellence in patient care and leading-edge research.
The Post graduate clinic department of Periodontics is located on the 4th floor in Saveetha Dental College sprawling over 15000 sq feet with 30 individualised working cabins. It boasts of state-of-the-art equipments and amenities required for routine periodontal procedures as well as to perform cutting edge techniques for dental implant and periodontal regeneration.
This has been the centre for various brain storming sessions and also a hub for the faculty from the Department of Periodontics to unwind and exude their creative potential.
This section is exclusive for post graduate students and it is equipped with the access to latest Periodontology journals. It creates a platform for an enriching experience where the students are summoned to broaden their horizons in the field of Periodontics and Implantology. It also houses the library dissertations and thesis copies of the past students in order to gain a historical perspective of the research happening in the Department of Periodontics.
Postgraduate Reading Room
Set away from the hustle of the clinics, the post graduate reading room provides an inviting ambience for the students who wish to sharpen their acumen in the field of periodontics by studying various available literature sources.