The department thrust areas are periodontal health and systemic health where research on the potential effects of periodontal disease on a wide range of systemic diseases like Diabetes, Rheumatoid arthritis, Obesity and Oral cancer are conducted and research
papers are published periodically. Another thrust area periodontal regeneration using platelet concentrates. The ultimate goal of periodontal therapy is to regenerate the lost periodontal tissue. The platelet concentrates
are novel, natural, cost effective treatment modality. Withthe infrastructure available in our department, first and second generation platelet concentrates are procured which benefits the patient as well as help
us advance in research.
More than 150 articles have been published by the department, both national and international. The highest author index of 9 with articles in journals with impact factor over 1.
The department of periodontics was awarded with guiness world book of record 2019 titled “the largest dentistry lesson” conducted on 25thseptember 2019 at ACS medical college and hospital. This record is for the greatest number of people (650 participants) attending and participating in a dentistry lesson in a single venue. The session included a guest lecture by an eminent speaker Dr. C.S. Prasad for 1 hour followed by a practical model activity for 7- 10 minutes and it was performed by all 650 participants uniformly.
Dr. Snophia suresh - Indian Journal Of Pharmacology - 1.04
Professor & HOD