Department of orthodontic deals with correction of teeth & jaws that are positioned improperly. The treatment is done to those patients suffering from overbite (buck teeth), under bite, cross bite, open bite, misplaced mid line, spacing, crowding. Benefits of orthodontic treatment include healthier mouth, a more pleasing appearance and teeth that are more likely to last a life time. We do the treatment by the help of fixed appliances (Braces, special fixed appliances, fixed space maintainers) & removable appliance (Aligners, removable space maintainers, jaw repositioning appliances, lip & cheek bumpers, palatal expander, removable retainers, Headgear). Department provide clinical care & the educational opportunities for current & potential students. Department has two functioning units. State of art post graduate orthodontic clinic & undergraduate clinic. department provides specialist (post graduates) in three years after BDS degree approved by DCI India. VIbrant & dynamic 8 postgraduate residents who provide contemporary treatment for up to 500 to 800 patients per year.
Department has 2 PG seats recognized by Dental Council of India.
The department is headed by Prof Namrata Rastogi.DR.NAMRATA RASTOGI completed her B.D.S in 1999 & her Master’s degree in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics in 2003 both from KING GEORGE MEDICAL COLLEGE.
She has a teaching experience of approx.16 years & took charge as the Head Of Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics in 2014 in Chandra Dental College & Hospital.Since then ,she has been striving hard for the upliftment of the Department & so the college.
DR.NAMRATA has attented various National conferences in speciality (JIOS) & IDA state conferences in which she has presented numerous research & clinical papers on different topics like – soft tissue changes during growth of face,smile,smile designing & Lingual orthodontics.She has done special training course in lingual orthodontics & had also participated as demonstrator in lingual workshop.
Under her guidance ,department had worked hard and make their CDE programme a grand success for the college providing an insight for both B.D.S & M.D.S students.
She has more than 20 publication in clinical ,clinical innovation & research category published in various National & International journals as well as journal of renowned universities.
Along with academics,she is a core clinician by heart.As a clinician she has treated more than 4000 cases under various treatment modalities which include Beggs,Roth,M.B.T,TAD’s Self ligating,Orthopaedics appliances & functional appliances.
She has guided & co-guided numerous dissertation of various PG students during her tenure.Under her guidance as HOD around 4-5 post graduate batches have successfully completed their Master degree in Orthodontics.
Apart from dentistry,she pursue her hobby in painting.She is also a basic trainer in pranic healing & practicing yoga & kriya in Art of Living.