Apdch

Orthodontics Dentofacial Orthopaedics

Department Description

Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics deals with preventive, interceptive and corrective treatment which involves preserving the normal occlusion, guidance of erupting teeth to occlusion, growth modification, and corrective orthodontics with a variety of appliances. The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics of Adhiparasakthi dental college and hospital was established in 2005. The post graduate department was started in the year 2013, currently functioning with 6 postgraduate students.
The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics is a state of the art department known for its elegance and esthetics, with well distinguished under graduate and post graduate sections with ample working space and convenience. This department has to its credit, staffs with excellent academic and clinical achievements. ​

Facilities in the department include a modern orthodontic clinic and clinical laboratory, a spacious reception and waiting area, computer and, data-processing room, special equipment’s laboratory, Library, photography room, seminar room, digital cephalometric & OPG room and separate faculty & postgraduate rooms. The postgraduate students are trained in all the latest treatment methods. The department has state-of-the-art equipments like Biostar, Hydro solder, Plasma arc curing light, Diode curing light, Digital cephalogram machine, diagnostic treatment planning software like dolphin imaging software and Nemoceph software.

Vision

The vision of our department is to impart knowledge to our undergraduate and postgraduate students and promote the art and science of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, providing high-end orthodontic treatment to patients in an ethical manner. We aim at closely working with other specialities like Oral and maxillofacial surgery, Periodontics and Conservative dentistry and Endodontics and prepare a new generation of orthodontists to deliver excellent treatment with skill and compassion.

Mission

Our Department of Orthodontics is committed in giving high quality treatment for the patients of different age groups including growing children, teenagers and adults, fulfilling their expectations. We strive to provide excellent orthodontic appliance therapy with utmost comfort and care to patients seeking orthodontic treatment.
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Orthodontic appliance therapy given with complete heedfulness with regular pursue. on sequel itinerary was done for every treatment protocol. Clear communication, patient education, and prompt follow-up are the bedrocks of our patient care.

Faculty Details

Dr. V Sudhakar

Principal & HOD

Dr. R Ramya

Professor

Dr. R Sumanth Kumar

Professor

Dr. C Ananda Devi

Reader

Dr. S Muruganandam

Lecturer

Dr. M.J Kavichithraa

Lecturer

Lab & Equipments

Key features:

Well-equipped laboratory to fabricate various orthodontic appliances.
Best in-class infrastructure and faculty.
Highly equipped sterilization room and strict sterilization protocols.
Department organizes professional development programs to upgrade the knowledge of faculty and students.
Regular hands-on programs for students, facilitate insight into recent advances.
Department library and Wi-fi internet facility.
Equipped with Biostar, Hydrosolder, 3-D printer, Plasma-arc curing light, Diode-curing light and Digital cephalogram machine.
Latest computer software for cephalometrics.

Services Offered

The treatments offered in the department spans a wide range such as:

Preventive Orthodontics

Space maintainers

Interceptive Orthodontics

Space regainers Habit breaking appliances

Corrective Orthodontics

Removable and myofunctional Appliances
1) Retainers
• Fixed functional appliances
• Treatment of relapsed cases
• Growth modification appliances and Dentofacial Orthopaedics
• Fixed Orthodontics
1) Labial appliance
2) Lingual Orthodontics
• Clear aligners
• Mini-implant assisted orthodontics

Surgical Orthodontics

• Orthognathic Surgery for skeletal malocclusion
• Orthodontic treatment of Cleft lip and palate patients

Publications

YEAR TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
2010 -15 Early intervtion of cross bite during mixed dentition with quad helix appliance- 2 case reports; Vol II, issue 2, April-June,2010; Pg 56-59 Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,
Enamel Demineralization; Orthodontic Cyber Journal; 2011 Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,
Role of magnets in orthodontics 2011, vol 2 issue 4, 147-155; Indian Journal of Dentistry; 2011 Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi
Herbst fixed functional appliance-A case report – 2011, 2(6) 78-82; IJCD Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi
Mini-implants in orthodontics: an overview; Vol 3, issue 2, April-June, 2011; Pg 23-26; Dentaires Revista Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,
Molar Distalization- A review – vol 1 issue 1 Jan-June 2011; Journal of Scientific Dentistry Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi
Active Vertical Corrector – A Case report – vol 1 issue 2 July-Dec 2011; Journal of Scientific Dentistry Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi
Combined orthodontic and prosthodontic management of missing maxillary maxillary incisor and mandibular crowding: A case report; POJ 2011: 3(1) 32-35 Dr.Suresh R
Surface roughness evaluation of enamel after various stripping methods by using profilometer; Vol 1, issue 4, pg 12-19; 2011; Archives of Oral Sciences & Research Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,
Management of maxillary midline diastema in early mixed dentition by 2×2 appliance; POJ 2011:3(2) 65-68. Dr.Sathish, Dr.Suresh, Dr.Srinivasan, Dr.Sujith Sivarajan
En-masse retraction using skeletal anchorage in the tuberosity and retromolar regions;2011, Vol XLV, No 5, pg 268-273; Journal of Clinical Orthodontics Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,
Biomechanical variations of mini-implant placement: a clinical insight April-June 2012, Vol 46, issue 2, Pg 93-110; The Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society Dr. A. Venkateswara Rao,
Management of impacted canine with surgical orthodontic procedure – 2(20),2012 34-40; Journal of scientific dentistry Dr. K.Vijayalakshmi
Ellis-van Creveld. J Pharm Bioall Sci 2012; 4:153-6. Dr.Suresh R
Indirect bonding with new transfer tray-light tray; Journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences; Vol 1; Issue 1; July to Sep 2012; Pg-264-268 Dr.Sathish, Dr.Suresh, Dr.Srinivasan, Dr.Sujith Sivarajan
Is nickel titanium superior to multistranded stainless steel wire in aligning crowded lower anteriors? A comparative in-vitro study Vol 9, issue 3 (July-Aug 2013) Dr. R. Ramya
Correction of class III malocclusion using modified tandem appliance- two case reports; Oct-Dec;3, 2013 (4):286-91 Dr. V. Sudhakar,
Predictable outcomes of siblings treated simultaneously with similar orthodontic extraction plan- A case report; POJ; 2013:5(1) 23-26 Dr. Suresh R
The efficacy of different pre- and post-operative analgesics in the management of pain after orthodontic separator placement: A randomized clinical trial. Jul;6, 2014 (Suppl 1):S80-4 Dr. V. Sudhakar,
Comparative study of shear strength using conventional self etching and nano bonding agent in-vitro;Vol 4, issue 3, May-July;2014; Indian Journal of Multidisciplinary Dentistry Dr. R. Ramya
Evaluation of shear bond strength with different enamel pre-treatments-an invitro study; 2014; Vol 4, issue 25, pg 470-474; Indian Journal of Dental Research Dr. R. Ramya
Surgical and Orthodontic Management of Fused Maxillary Central and Lateral Incisors in Early Mixed Dentition stage; Case reports in dentistry, 2014 Dr.Priya K
Orthodontic camouflage treatment of Skeletal class II malocclusion with severe maxillary dental protrusion; Journal of Pierre Fauchard Academy; 2014 Dr.Priya K
Changes in Quality of life during Orthodontic Correction of midline diastema;  Journal OF Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences; 2014 Dr.Priya K
Comparision of impact strength in three different types of denture base resin- An in vitro study- vol 34, no.2 (June 2014); Pakistan oral & dental Journal Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi
Prosthetic rehabilitation in partially edentulous patients with lost vertical dimension- vol 1, issue 2, 2014; Journal of Indian Academy of Dental Specialist Researchers Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi
Comparison of flexural strength in three types of denture base resins: an invitro study- Aug 7, 2015 [supplement 2]:S461-4 ;  Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences Dr. K .Vijayalakshmi
Critical evaluation of incidence and prevalence of white spot lesions during fixed orthodontic appliance treatment: A meta-analysis; Nov-Dec;5, 2015(6):433-9 Dr. V. Sudhakar,
In vitro assessment of competency for different lingual brackets in sliding mechanics; Journal of Orthodontic Science; Vol 4, Issue 1, Jan- March 2015 Dr.Lalithapriya S
Treatment of Deep Overbite in High Angle Patient with segmented arch Technique: A case report; Journal of International Oral Health; 2015 Dr.Priya K
YEAR TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
2016 -17 Reviewer in Angle Orthodontist; 2016 Dr. V. Sudhakar,
Mini-implant supported orthodontic extrusion and restorative treatment of fractured teeth;Vol L, no 6, June 2016, Pg 368-371; Journal of Clinical Orthodontics Dr. Nivedita Kini
A Novel approach in the management of midline diastema combining corticotomy and loop mechanics; Journal of contemporary dental research; Vol 1 :issue 1/pg 29-31/2016 Dr. V. Sudhakar, Dr.R.Ramya
Mini implants in Orthodontics-A concept Review; e-MIDAS; 2016 Dr.Priya K
YEAR TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
2017-18 Whether adequate attention given to confounding factors affecting tooth movement in canine retraction studies? – A literature review with systematic criteria. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2018;6(11):51-61. Dr.Lalithapriya S
Role of Interleukin-1 Beta in Orthodontics; International Journal of Health Sciences & Research; Vol.8; Issue: 11; November 2018 Dr.Lalithapriya S
YEAR TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
2018-19 Orthodontic management of sleeping disorders Review Article. Volume 3 | Issue 1 / Pg 37- 39/ April 2018; Manipal Journal of Dental Sciences  Dr.SumanthKumar R
Measurement of palatal bone thickness in different arch forms in late mixed and permanent dentition – a cone beam computed tomography study. Volume-7 | Issue-4 | Pg: 36-40 / April-2018; International journal of scientific research Dr.SumanthKumar R
Cone-beam computed tomography in orthodontics; Vol 17/issue 4/ April 2018; IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS); Dr. R. Ramya
YEAR TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
2019-20 A Novel Classification Method for Midpalatal Suture Morphology in South Indian Population: A CBCT Study. Vol 10: Issue 1s /Pg 175-180/2019; Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry Dr. V. Sudhakar, Dr.R. Ramya, Dr.SumanthKumar R
Laser in Orthodontics; Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry; 2019 Dr.Priya K
Role of Self Etching Primers in Orthodontics-A Review; Journal of Critical Reviews; 2020 Dr.Priya K
Prevalence of Malocclusion Among Dental School Students in South Indian Population; Vol 11/issue 1/pg78-80/2020; Journal of Research and advancement in Dentistry Dr. V. Sudhakar, Dr. R. Ramya, Dr.SumanthKumar R, Dr. Ananda Devi C, Dr.S.Muruganandam. Dr.Sakthidaran S
Patient Satisfaction Index Undergoing Orthodontic Treatment In Dental Hospital Based Institution Across Chennai: A Questionnaire Study; Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry; Vol-11/issue1/pg175-179 /2020 Dr. V. Sudhakar, Dr.R. Ramya, Dr.SumanthKumar R, Dr. Ananda Devi C
Microosteoperforation in orthodontics –a review; Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry; Vol 2/Issue 1 /pg-32-36/Jan-June 2020 Dr. V. Sudhakar, Dr.R. Ramya, Dr.SumanthKumar R, Dr. Ananda Devi C,
A View from Behind: History and Evolution of 2D and 3D Diagnostic Aids in Orthodontics;  Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry; 2020 Dr.Priya K
Micro-Osteoperforation; Journal of Contemporary Dental Research; 2020 Dr.S.Muruganandam. Dr.Sakthidaran S
YEAR TITLE AND JOURNAL AUTHORS
2020-21 Minor surgical orthodontic treatment –management of upper incisor impaction associated with supernumerary tooth; Journal of contemporary dental research; Vol 2/Issue 1 /pg 21-24 /Jan-June 2020 Dr. V. Sudhakar, Dr.R. Ramya, Dr.SumanthKumar R, Dr. Ananda Devi C, Dr.S.Muruganandam. Dr.Sakthidaran S
Role of Molar Distalization in Orthodontics –A Review; Journal of Critical Review, 2020 Dr.Priya K
Patient compliance with removable orthodontic retainer -a questionnaire study; Journal of contemporary dental research; Vol 2/Issue 2/pg-14-17/Jul -Dec 2020 Dr. V. Sudhakar, Dr. R. Ramya, Dr.SumanthKumar, Dr. Ananda Devi C, R, Dr.S.Muruganandam.  Dr.Sakthidaran S
Effects of Autoclave sterilization on the surface parameters and Mechanical properties of Different composition of five Orthodontic Arch wires – An in vitro study;  Journal of Contemporary Medicine and Dentistry; 2020 Dr.Priya K
Effect Of Rapid Palatal Expansion In Management Of Conductive Hearing Loss- A Systematic Review; International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research; Vol 13/ Issue 2/pg-2612-2623/ 2 Apr – Jun 2021 Dr. V. Sudhakar,
Facial Asymmetry Due to Hemifacial Microsomia Managed by an Interdisciplinary Approach: A Case Report; World Journal of Dentistry; Volume 12/ Issue 5 pg-427-432(September–October 2021) Dr. V. Sudhakar,
Management of Class II Hyperdivergent Mandible by Surgically Altering occlusal Plane Pattern through Counterclockwise Rotation of Mandible; The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice Dr. V. Sudhakar,
In vivo Efficacy of Povidone-iodine Mouth Gargles in Reducing Salivary Viral Load in COVID-19 Patients: a Systematic Review; World Journal of Dentistry Dr. V. Sudhakar,
A Cross –Sectional study to Evaluate Nuclear Changes in Buccal Mucosa following Panoramic Radiography;  The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice; 2020 Dr.Sakthidaran S
Evaluation of changes in surface enamel micro hardness in patients undergoing fixed orthodontic appliance therapy- a randomized control study; Journal Of Pharmacy And Bioallied Science; 2021 Dr.R.Ramya, Dr.SumanthKumar R, Dr.Ananda Devi C
Effect Of Rapid Palatal Expansion In Management of Conductive Hearing Loss- A Systematic Review;  International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research; 2021 Dr.SumanthKumar R
Evaluation of changes in surface enamel micro hardness in patients undergoing fixed orthodontic appliance therapy- a randomized control study; Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Science; 2021 Dr.SumanthKumar R
Correlation of Infrazygomatic Bone Thickness With Cervical Vertebrae Maturation Stages CBCT Study; Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society; 2021 Dr.SumanthKumar R, Dr. Ananda Devi C

On Going Research

FACULTY/STUDENT NAME DESIGNATION ARTICLE TITLE
Dr. Aswini Soundharya.S 3rd year PG Perception of pain and discomfort during orthodontic treatment– a questionnaire study
Comparative evaluation of stress distribution patterns and location of centre of resistance during temporary anchorage device assisted molar intrusion with and without micro-osteoperforation – a 3 dimensional finite element analysis
Dr. Pandi.G 3rd year PG Covid 19 awareness among the general dentist- a questionnaire study
Evaluation of rate of orthodontic tooth movement by using microosteoperforation for decrowding of maxillary  anterior –  an in vivo comparative study
Covid 19 awareness among the general dentist- a questionnaire study
Dr.Sruthi J 2nd year PG Finite element model analysis of stress distribution pattern and centre of resistance in micro-osteoperforated assisted and conventional individual canine retraction-An invitro study
Covid 19 awerness among the non-teaching staff members in APDCH- a questionnaire study
Dr.Praveen 2nd year PG Evaluation of stress distribution patterns at infrazygomatic crest implant site during retraction – a three-dimensional finite element analysis

BOOKS & CHAPTERS

Title Authors Publishers ISBN Number
Preclinical wire bending manual for Orthodontic Postgraduate students Dr.Sudhakar.V, Dr.Ramya R, Dr.Sumanthkumar.R, Dr.Ananda Devi. C, Dr.Muruganandam S, Dr.Kavichithraa M J MAHI publications 978-93-91556-70-9

Awards & Achievements

Awards
AWARD CATEGORY TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
2nd prize in poster presentation MELIORISM 2.0 Sathyabama dental college and hospital Dr.Pandi G
AWARD CATEGORY TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
1st prize in poster presentation 24th – IOS PG Convention – Hyderabad Indian Orthodontic Society Dr.Aswini Soundharya
AWARD CATEGORY TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Excellence in Orthodontics Global Outreach Healthcare Award Dr.Sudhakar.V
Honours 43rd Annual Conference of AOMSI, Chennai AOMSI, Chennai Dr.Sudhakar.V
Emerging Academician in Orthodontics. Global Outreach Healthcare Award Dr.Ramya.R
Emerging Academician in Orthodontics Global Outreach Healthcare Award Dr.Sumanthkumar.R
Young researcher in Orthodontics. Global Outreach Healthcare Award Dr.Ananda Devi C
Faculty
ACTIVITY (PRESENTATION/ POSTER/ CHAIRPERSON/ GUEST SPEAKER) TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Chairperson Meliorism in orthodontics- currently trending Sathyabama dental college, chennai Dr.R. Sumanth Kumar
Chairperson All India Dental Students Conference Dr.C.AnandaDevi
ACTIVITY (PRESENTATION/ POSTER/ CHAIRPERSON/ GUEST SPEAKER) TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Guest Lecture Meliorism in orthodontics 2.0 Sathyabama Dental College & Hospital , Chennai Dr. V.Sudhakar
Chairperson Meliorism in orthodontics  2.0 Sathyabama Dental College & Hospital , Chennai Dr. R. Ramya
ACTIVITY (PRESENTATION/ POSTER/ CHAIRPERSON/ GUEST SPEAKER) TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Guest Lecture ROAR Sri Ramachandra Dental College, Porur Dr. V. Sudhakar
Chairperson Meliorism in Orthodontics Sathyabama Dental College & Hospital , Chennai Dr.R.Sumanth Kumar
Moderator ARRO-C Melmaruvathur Dr. Sakthidaran
ACTIVITY (PRESENTATION/ POSTER/ CHAIRPERSON/ GUEST SPEAKER) TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Organising chair person ARRO-C Melmaruvathur Dr. V. Sudhakar
Guest lecture ROAR 2020 Ramachandra dental college, Porur Dr. V. Sudhakar
Guest lecture 73RD INDIAN DENTAL CONFERENCE Trivandrum, Kerala Dr.R.Sumanth Kumar
Guest lecture Orthobyte Dr.R.Sumanth Kumar
Moderator ARRO C Melmaruvathur Dr.C. Ananda Devi
ACTIVITY (PRESENTATION/ POSTER/ CHAIRPERSON/ GUEST SPEAKER) TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Guest Speaker KIDS- APDCH Confluence  Cephalometric tracing and surgical planning KIDS,Madurantagam Dr. V. Sudhakar
Guest Speaker TAD 360 Saveetha dental college Dr. V. Sudhakar
Guest Speaker ROAR Ramachandra dental college, Porur Dr. V. Sudhakar
Guest Speaker KIDS- APDCH Confluence  Cephalometric tracing and surgical planning KIDS,Madurantagam Dr. R. Ramya
Guest Speaker KIDS- APDCH Confluence  Cephalometric tracing and surgical planning KIDS,Madurantagam Dr.R.Sumanth Kumar
Guest Speaker IDA Tenkasi Dr.R.Sumanth Kumar
Guest speaker World dental conference Webinar Dr.C. Ananda Devi
Guest speaker World dental conference Webinar Dr. Muruganandam S
UG/PG Student
ACTIVITY (PRESENTATION/ POSTER/ QUIZ) TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Poster presentation MELIORISM 2.0 Sathyabama dental college and hospital Dr.Lavanya
Poster presentation MELIORISM 2.0 Sathyabama dental college and hospital Dr.Deepak
Poster presentation 24th – IOS PG Convention – Mumbai Indian Orthodontic Society Dr.Kishor
Poster presentation 24th – IOS PG Convention – Mumbai Indian Orthodontic Society Dr.Anubharathy
ACTIVITY (PRESENTATION/ POSTER/ QUIZ) TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Poster presentation MELIORISM 2.0 Sathyabama dental college and hospital Dr.Pandi G
Poster presentation MELIORISM 2.0 Sathyabama dental college and hospital Dr.Aswini Soundharya
Poster presentation 54th IOC Bhubaneshwar Dr.Aswini Soundharya
Poster presentation 54th IOC Bhubaneshwar Dr.Pandi G
Poster presentation 24th – IOS PG Convention- Noida Indian Orthodontic Society Dr.Lavanya
Paper presentation 24th – IOS PG Convention – Noida Indian Orthodontic Society Dr.Kishor
ACTIVITY (PRESENTATION/ POSTER/ QUIZ) TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Poster presentation 24th – IOS PG Convention – Hyderabad Indian Orthodontic Society Dr.Aswini Soundharya
Poster presentation 24th – IOS PG Convention – Hyderabad Indian Orthodontic Society Dr.Pandi.G
ACTIVITY (PRESENTATION/ POSTER/ QUIZ) TITLE OF CONFERENCE /MEETING ORGANIZED BY NAME
Paper presentation Orthosynergy Indian Orthodontic Society Dr.Lavanya

Department Events​

Programs Organised
DATE PROGRAM TYPE OF PROGRAM
7.4.2016-8.4.2016 Orthosearch CDE
22.12.2016-23.12.2016 National hands on Workshop in MBT mechanics Workshop
DATE PROGRAM TYPE OF PROGRAM
18.1.2017 Orthosearch CDE
5.10.2017 Ortho day CDE
21.9.2017-23.9.2017 National integrated Typhodont workshop Workshop
DATE PROGRAM TYPE OF PROGRAM
13.8.2018 Orthosearch CDE
5.10.2018 Ortho day CDE
DATE PROGRAM TYPE OF PROGRAM
13.3.2019-14.3.2019 ARRO-C CDE
DATE PROGRAM TYPE OF PROGRAM
10.3.2020-11.3.2020 ARRO-C CDE
DATE PROGRAM TYPE OF PROGRAM
24.3.2021 ARRO-C CDE