Periodontics is a subject which deals with the periodontium and the diseases associated with it. Periodontal disease in simple terms can be called gum disease which affects majority of the population. It deals with the foundation of the tooth i.e. the Gingiva, Periodontal Ligament, Bone & Cementum.
The Department of Periodontics at V.S. Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore offers a graduate, three year post graduate programme and two year post graduate diploma course awarded by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. The advanced training programme in Periodontics is approved and accredited by the Dental Council of India.
The Department of Periodontics provides instruction and clinical experience dealing with the etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases of the periodontium in adults. This includes surgical placement of implants and implant maintenance.
The comprehensive mission of the Department of Periodontics is:
Our department is staffed with qualified professionals including:
Dr Sushama R. Galgali
Professor and HOD
Dr Aruna D.R.
Dr. Vinayak S. Gowda
Dr. Sandeep J.N.
Dr. Rajiv N.P.
Dr. Avinash J.L.
Dr. Rekha S.M.