Apdch

Periodontics & Implantology

Department Description

Periodontia –is christened from the phraseology “Peripheral + Dontia“which literally encompasses all structures peripheral to the tooth. Periodontia does have a ubiquitous role in Dental care emphasizing the importance of Oral Health maintenance, the accent being more on the preventive rather than curative.

Our department was initiated in the year 2005 for undergraduate students and 2014 with postgraduate students that aims to serve and propagate the afore mentioned definition in addition, to specific treatment which caters to the generic Oral Health of the public by offering basic preliminary treatment and also integrates seamlessly with all other departments in the myriad facets of oral maintenance. Our department is the hub around which the entire dentistry revolves.


The Department has on its corporate objective, the firm commitment to produce/train budding dentists in the best traditions of medical schooling. In addition to pure professional competence, the students are encouraged to develop ethical practices having in mind the interests of the patient and the community at large. The Dept of Periodontia, in addition to making a major foray into Oral Health has been actively pursuing and firming up the following entities most vigorously.

Vision

The vision of our Department of Periodontics and Implantology is to emerge as a world class department to inculcate practice and principles amongst the students and Faculties to establish an environment amicable to imbibe and transfer the skills, novel strategies and protocols in improving the retention of tooth and supporting structures in healthy condition. To educate and create awareness amongst the patient in understanding the significance of maintenance of oral hygiene practices by employing state of art technologies to their benefit. Additionally department strives to impart novel strategies in replacement for tooth using implants for creation of good integrity and awareness in society by providing education for students at international standards and encouraging the students in the field of research and innovation.

Mission

The Department of Periodontics and Implantology aims to provide an environment wherein:

• To educate and inculcate the underprivileged and special care patients in importance of practising oral hygiene measures employing novel treatment protocol.
• To provide value based education to the under graduate and post graduate students to enrich their knowledge and transfer the skills in rendering comprehensive service to patients in promotion of gingival and periodontal health to enhance the retention of tooth structure.
• To impart higher cognitive and psychomotor skills in maintenance of health of gingival and periodontal structures.
• To inculcate innovation in practicing preventive measures for patients to aid in retention of dentition.

• To create a rich and pleasant environment for studying, living and working where education and research go hand in hand flourishingly.
• To serve the under privileged, nurture learner’s eccentric quality of dental education, patient oriented service, community centered research, excellence in knowledge, skills and strategic future oriented planning that meets the national, global dental educational standards.
• To provide the best treatment for periodontal problems by the experienced and well trained doctors with the latest and sophisticated equipments, So as to improve the periodontal health of the patients thereby enhancing the systemic health.
• To educate the general public about the importance of periodontal health and its effect on other dental treatments.
• To educate the general public about the importance of periodontal health and its effect on systemic health.
• To incorporate latest innovations and gadgets in the diagnosis and management of periodontal disease.
• To initiate more faculty development and exchange programs by using state of the art equipments and advanced technologies.
• To follow strict protocols of NABH standards in delivering patient care.

Quality Policy

We, The Department of Periodontics and Implantology at Adhiparasakthi dental college and hospital, Melmaruvathur, are committed to provide value based treatment and dental education to create a centre of excellence in clinical and academic systems with innovation and social commitment for qualitative patient services as an internationally recognized institution. We shall continually improve our faculty competency, infrastructure, academic and research facilities to create an environment to mold our students as leaders of not only our specialty but dentistry as a whole.

Faculty Details

Dr. J Selvakumar

Professor & HOD

Dr. T. Sivasankari MDS PhD

Reader

Dr. M. Ebenenezer MDS

Reader

Dr.S.Parthiban MDS PhD

Reader

Dr.Priyanka Pampani MDS

Senior Lecturer

Dr. K . Indhu MDS

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Ramnath MDS

Lecturer

Lab & Equipments

Services Offered

Facilities at OPD hr (8.30am- 3.30pm)

Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy

1. Oral prophylaxis-Hand and Ultrasonic scaling, stain removal and polishing
2. Root planning

Minor Surgical Cases

3. Gingivectomy
4. Gingivoplasty
5. Splinting
6. rown lengthening
7. Frenectomy
8. Frenotomy
9. Vestibuloplasty
10. Periodontal abscess drainage
11. Gingival depigmentation
12. Operculectomy
13. Alveolar ridge reconstruction/ridge augmentation
14. Coronoplasty
15. Local drug delivery
16. Excision of hyperplastic gingival tissue

Major Surgeries

17. Full mouth flap surgery
18. Resective osseous surgery
19. Regenerative osseous surgery
20. Mucogingival/Root coverage procedure
21. Implant Placement
22. Peri -implant mucositis and peri-implantitis management
23. Interdisciplinary dentistry
1). Management of Endo-perio lesions
2). Management of Ortho-perio problems
3). Management of Prostho-perio problems
24. LASER-assisted minor periodontal surgery
25. LASER disinfection/Photobiomodulation
26. Photodynamic therapy
27. Microsurgical procedure

Publications

Staffs Publications Affiliated To APDCH
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Dr. M.Ebenezer Oral Cavity Findings Among Post Menopausal Women Attending Dental Hospital In Rural Part Of Tamilnadu. Int. Res J Pharm. App Sci 3 5
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Dr. M.Ebenezer Fibroblast Heterogeneity In Periodontium – A Review IJDSR 3 5
Pyogenic Granuloma- A Case Report And Review. IJDSR 3 5
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Dr. M.Ebenezer “Evaluation Of Anemia  Of Chronic Disease After Periodontal Therapy In Chronic Generalized Periodontitis Patients” internationaljournal of recent scientific research 3 5
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Dr. M.Ebenezer “Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Vs Gow- Gates Injection Technique- A Comparison Of The Efficacy Between Different Age Groups”. International Journal of Current Research 3 5
“Triple System” Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 3 5
“Minimally Invasive Treatment For Drug Induced Gingival Enlargement-Case Report” iosr 3 5
“Iontophoresis A Boon For Treatment Of Dentinal Hypersensitivity Indian Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Biotechnology 3 5
“Relieving The Tie: Case Series Of Management Of Tongue-Tie” Int J Cur Res Rev 3 5
Cementum – An Overview”
Black to Pink: A Case Report of Treating Gingival Hyperpigmentation Int J Cur Res Rev 3 5
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Dr. M.Ebenezer “Amlodipine – A Novel Offender Of Gingival Overgrowth”– jIda 3 5
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Dr. M.Ebenezer “Evaluation of serum and salivary alkaline phosphatase levels in chronic periodontitis patients before and after nonsurgical periodontal therapy” Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology”. 3 5
Dr. Ramnath Management of isolated gingival recession using modified lateral pedicle graft – a case report JSPK 6 2.5
Management of Gingival Recession through Lateral Graft using ISO AMYL 2- Cyanoacrylate JSPK 1 2.5
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Dr. M.Ebenezer Lateral Pedicle and Connective Tissue Graft – A combined approach for management of isolated gingival recession J Clin Adv Dent. 3 5
Dr.Priyankapampni Comparative Evaluation of Phase I Therapy with and Without Adjunctive Photodynamic Therapy in the Treatment of Chronic Periodontitis – A Clinical Study Iosr 3 5
Dr. Ramnath Hopelessness..? Turned Hopefullness..! – Salvaging A Molar with A Mother’s Touch– Case Report Journal of Dentists 1 5
Lateral Pedicle and Connective Tissue Graft – A combined approach for management of isolated gingival recession JCAD 1 5
Amniotic Membrane as Barrier Membrane in Endo-Perio  Lesion – A Interdisciplinary Approach JDOH 1 15
Management Of A Hopeless Teeth With Endo – Perio Lesion : Salvaging A Molar JIDAM 1 5
Evaluation of the Efficiency of Modified Bone Graft in Putty Consistency in Treatment of Angular Bone Defect – A Pilot Study IJIRMS 1 5
Staff name Publication Journal category points
Dr. sivasankari 1.peripheral pain receptors and purinergic Signalling pathway in periodontal tissues jocdr 3 5
Dr.S.Parthiban Estimation of TNF- α Levels in Saliva and Serum of Patients with Periodontal Health and Chronic Periodontitis: A Case-control Study Jcdp 1 15
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Dr.S.Parthiban Assessment of Clinical and Radiographic Success Rate of Formocresol- based Pulpotomy versus Collagen- based Pulpotomy: An In Vivo Study jcdp 1 15
Dr.Priyankapampani Estimation of reactive oxygen species levels in saliva and serum of chronic periodontitis with and without ischemic heart disease ccd 1 15
Dr.K .Indhu 1.Randomized controlled study on effect of concentrated growth factors on crestal bone levels and peri- implant bone density in dental implants Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences 1 15
Staff name Topic Journal Category Points
Dr.K .Indhu Randomized controlled study on effect of concentrated growth factors on crestal bone levels and peri- implant bone density in dental implants Journal of Pharmacy & Bioallied Sciences. Year : 2022  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 68-77 1 15
Dr.K .Indhu Gene and Protein Interaction Network Analysis in Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition of Hertwig’s Epithelial Root Sheath reveals periodontal regenerative drug targets – An in silico study Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences: 2022 May;29(5):3822-3829. doi:10.1016/j.sjbs.2022.03.007. Epub 2022 Mar 10. 1 15
Pubmed List Of Publication 2007-2021 From Department Of Periodontics

1. Sekhar V, P S, M A E, et al. Knowledge, attitude and practice of school teachers towards oral health in pondicherry. J Clin Diagn Res. 2014;8(8):ZC12-ZC15. doi:10.7860/JCDR/2014/9779.4676

2. Balaji VR, Ramakrishnan T, Manikandan D, et al. Management of gingival recession with acellular dermal matrix graft: A clinical study. J Pharm Bioallied Sci. 2016;8(Suppl 1):S59-S64. doi:10.4103/0975-7406.191970

3. Parthiban S, Ahmed N, Ramakrishnan T, Balakumar V, Raja M, Shekhar H. Herpes Simplex 1 and Periopathogen Role in Peri-implantitis. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2017 May 1;18(5):399-404. doi: 10.5005/jp-journals-10024-2054. PMID: 28512280.

4. Kumar KA, Chakravarthy M, Selvarajan S, Ramakrishnan T, Ari G. Use of an amniotic membrane as a novel barrier in a tooth with a questionable prognosis. J Indian Soc Periodontol. 2017;21(3):237-240. doi:10.4103/jisp.jisp_67_16

5. Lingeshwaran S, Theyagarajan R, Namasivayam A. Staged Approach for Advanced Gingival Recession: Free Gingival Autograft Followed by Coronally Advanced Flap with PRF Membrane. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017;11(5):ZJ01-ZJ02. doi:10.7860/JCDR/2017/25458.9768

6. Sundaram G, Ramakrishnan T, Parthasarathy H, Moses J, Lalitha T. Evaluation of Micronutrient (Zinc, Magnesium, and Copper) Levels in Serum and Glycemic Status after Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Chronic Periodontitis. Contemp Clin Dent. 2017;8(1):26-32. doi:10.4103/0976-237X.205036

7. Sudhakar U, Thyagarajan R, Jeyapal B, Jagadeesh S, Jayakumar P. Indagation of serum and salivary reactive oxygen metabolite and cortisol levels in chronic periodontitis and stress-induced chronic periodontitis patients. J Indian Soc Periodontol. 2017;21(5):371-375. doi:10.4103/jisp.jisp_6_18

8. Thilagar S, Theyagarajan R, Sudhakar U, Suresh S, Saketharaman P, Ahamed N. Comparison of serum tumor necrosis factor-α levels in rheumatoid arthritis individuals with and without chronic periodontitis: A biochemical study. J Indian Soc Periodontol. 2018 Mar-Apr;22(2):116- 121. doi: 10.4103/jisp.jisp_362_17. PMID: 29769765; PMCID: PMC5939018.

9. Rathinasamy K, Ulaganathan A, Ramamurthy S, Ganesan R, Saket P, Alamelu S. Estimation of TNF-α Levels in Saliva and Serum of Patients with Periodontal Health and Chronic Periodontitis: A Case-control Study. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2020 Feb 1;21(2):148-151. PMID: 32381818.

10. Sundaram G, Theagarajan R, Murthy GD, Kanimozhi G. Effect of piper extract mouthwash as postprocedural rinse on levels of Porphyromonasgingivalis in periodontitis patients. J Indian Soc Periodontol. 2021 Sep-Oct;25(5):418-421. doi: 10.4103/jisp.jisp_509_20. Epub 2021 Aug 30. PMID: 34667385; PMCID: PMC8452170.

11. Pampani P, Shenoy S, Punj A, Kamath VB. Comparison of Oxidant Stress Levels among Healthy, Chronic Periodontitis, and Ischemic Heart Disease Subjects with Presence or Absence of Chronic Periodontitis. Contemp Clin Dent. 2021 Apr-Jun;12(2):157-163. doi: 10.4103/ccd.ccd_192_20. Epub 2021 Jun 14. PMID: 34220156; PMCID: PMC8237816.

12. Anandan V, Inbanathan J, Saket P, Krishnamoorthy V, Gandhi S, Chandrababu VK. Assessment of Clinical and Radiographic Success Rate of Formocresol-based Pulpotomy versus Collagen-based Pulpotomy: An In Vivo Study. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2021 Jun 1;22(6):680-685. PMID: 34393127.

13. Patil S, Sayed ME, Mugri MH, Alsharif KF, Salman A, Bhandi S, Baeshen HA, Balaji TM, Yadalam PK, Varadarajan S, Radha RSR, Awan KH, Patil VR, Raj AT. Allicin May Promote Reversal of T-Cell
Dysfunction in Periodontitis via the PD-1 Pathway. Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Aug 25;22(17):9162. doi: 10.3390/ijms22179162. PMID: 34502071; PMCID: PMC8431528.

14. Yadalam PK, Varatharajan K, Rajapandian K, Chopra P, Arumuganainar D, Nagarathnam T, Sohn H, Madhavan T. Antiviral Essential Oil Components Against SARS-CoV-2 in Pre-procedural Mouth Rinses for Dental Settings During COVID-19: A Computational Study. Front Chem. 2021 Mar 29;9:642026. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2021.642026. PMID: 33855010; PMCID: PMC8039451.

15. Manjeu J, Babu SP,Kala CN, Paul GT, Soorya KV, GandhimadhiD.Evaluation of the reactive oxygen metabolite levels in plasma, gingival crevicular fluid, and saliva in generalized chronic periodontitis patientsbefore and after nonsurgical periodontal therapy:A case–control and interventional study. J IndianSocPeriodontol2022;26:37-43.

16. Elangovan, R., Amaladhas, M. M., Theyagarajan, R., &Pandithurai, S. (2019). Evaluation of the Efficiency of Modified Bone Graft in Putty Consistency in Treatment of Angular Bone Defect – A
Pilot Study. International Journal of Innovative Research in Medical Science, 4(12), 670 to 674.

17. Ramnath Elangovan (2019) Amniotic Membrane as Barrier Membrane in Endo-Perio Lesion – A Interdisciplinary Approach. J Dent Oral Health 6: 1-7.

18. Elangovan R, Ramakrishnan Theyagarajan E. Lateral Pedicle and Connective Tissue Graft– A combined approach for management of isolated gingival recession.

19. Elangovan R. MANAGEMENT OF A HOPELESS TEETH WITH ENDO–PERIO LESION: SALVAGING A MOLAR.JIDAM/Volume:6/Issue:3/Pages 105 – 109/July-September 2019.

20. Elangovan et al. Hopelessness..? Turned Hopefullness..! – Salvaging A Molar with A Mother’s Touch– Case Report. The Journal of Dentist, 2019, 7, 17-21

On Going Research

Current Research Projects
NETWORK ANALYSIS OF SIGNALING PROTEINS IN TOOTH ROOT DEVELOPMENT Dr. SHOBANA. P Dr. PRIYANKA PAMPANI 2021/IRB-APR-PERIO 19/APDCH
ATTITUDE AND AWARENESS OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TOWARDS DIABETES AND PERIODONTITIS Dr. SHOBANA. P 2021/IRB-APR-PERIO 20/APDCH
PROTEIN – PROTEIN INTERACTION NETWORK ANALYSIS OF EPITHELIAL MESENCHYMAL TRANSITION OF HERS – A NETWORK BIOLOGY STUDY Dr. INDHU. K 2021/IRB-APR-PERIO 21/APDCH
IDENTIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF NOVEL SMALL MOLECULE LIGANDS FOR BONE FORMING PROTEIN SATB2 Dr. INDHU. K 2021/IRB-APR-PERIO 22/APDCH
EXPRESSION OF TTYK2 IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS WITH AND WITHOUT CHRONIC PERIODONTITIS. Dr. VIGNESHWARAN M.K. 2021/IRB-APR-PERIO 23/APDCH
GENE-GENE INTERACTION NETWORK ANALYSIS IFI44L AS HUB GENE IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND CHRONIC PRIODONTITIS – INSILICO NETWORK ANALYSIS Dr. SANTHIYA .R 2021/IRB-APR-PERIO 24/APDCH
A PROSPECTIVE OPEN LABEL CONTROLLED CLINICAL TRIAL ON EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF HERBAL TOOTH PASTE CODED AS TP- H/01 IN CHILDREN AND ADULT Dr. BAALAGOPAL.S 2021/IRB-DEC-PERIO 07/APDCH
Current Research Projects
PATENTS COPYRIGHTS
A PERIODONTAL HAND SCALER INSTRUMENT FOR OCCLUSAL CALCULUS REMOVAL MANAGEMENT OF PALATAL RECESSION BY SPLIT THICKNESS SEMILUNAR FLAP REVERSE ROLL SURGICAL FLAP MANAGEMENT OF CLASS 1 RECESSION

Books & Chapters

1.PERIONOTES -A SHORT MANUAL FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS-

Dr. S.PARTHIBANMDS.PhD, DR. SIVASANKARI T MDS PhD
Isbn number 978-93-91556-76-1

Awards & Achievements

AWARD NAME
Was awarded “Best Young Researcher Award” (2020) at 28th Euro Dentistry Congress., Edinburgh, Scotland. DR. RAMNATH
AWARD NAME
Was awarded the Global Outreach Healthcare Award (2021) for Outstanding Academician in Periodontology. Was awarded with “Outstanding Excellence in Research and Academics in the Field of Periodontics” by RESEARCH EDUCATION SOLUTIONS DR. SELVAKUMAR
Was awarded the Global Outreach Healthcare Award (2021) as Young Researcher in Periodontology. DR. T.SIVASANKARI
Was awarded the Global Outreach Healthcare Award (2021) for Excellence in  Periodontology. DR. M. EBENENEZER
Was awarded the Global Outreach Healthcare Award (2021) for Emerging Researcher in Periodontology. DR.S.PARTHIBAN

Department Programs

Post Graduate Enrichment Program: 18.04.2022

We from the department of Periodontics conducted a one DAY POST GRADUATE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMME ON April 18 2022.Dr. Arunachalam MDS was invited as the guest speaker for the program.. He arrived 10 am to our college visited all the departments. By 11 am he interacted with the post graduate students for one hour in our department seminar hall. Then the pogram was conducted in the mini auditorium.. Compering was done by Dr.Priyanka and Dr. Indu The program was started at 12 pm with Moolamanthiram followed by Thamizh Thai Vazthu. The Lighting Of Kuthuvilaku was done by all the members of the dias. Felicitation was done for the guest speaker , principal and vice principal by our HOD Then the welcome address was given by Hod followed by introduction of the speaker. Key note was delivered by our principal. Vote of Thanks was given by Dr. parthiban and the inaugural function was ended by National Anthem. Dr. arunachalam gave a interesting lecture on topic “ DIGITAL DENTISTRY” . Post graduate students and interns from the department of peridontics and other department postgraduates students participated in the program. Attendance were documented. Finally he was inducted as the professor emeritus in our institution at the principal’s office.

World Oral Hygiene Day: 21/03/2022

With the Divine blessings of Padmashri SakthiArul thiru Amma Avargal and Sakthi Thirumathi Amma Avargal and with the constant support and motivation from our Respected Correspondent Sir and with the able guidance and encouragement from our Beloved Principal Sir, we successfully conducted. World Oral health day in association with ISP, Prof.Dr.T.Sivasankari gave lecture on Maintenance of oral health and importance ,ug students and pg students enthusiastically attended the lecture in the event. More than 250 students and staffs attended the event. We also conducted memes contest, photography, connexions , and awareness video. The competition Winners and final year academic toppers were awarded with gifts. Heartfelt thanks to our MD sir.. Principal sir ,Vice principal sir .all HODs & teaching & nonteaching staff of APDCH for the kind support extended to conduct the program successfully .

Periosakthi 2k22 – 29.08.2022

We from the department of Periodontics conducted a one-day national level ISP post graduate professional enrichment CDE program PERIOSAKTHI on 29 th august 2022 in the mini auditorium. The program was granted 5 DCI credit points by TAMIL NADU DENTALCOUNCIL.

With the blessings of Arulthiru AMMA, Thirumathi AMMA and with the support of correspondent sir and principal sir. The programme started around 9:30 am with an inaugural function presided by our honorable correspondent sir After moolamanthiram prayer and tamilthaivazthu lighting of the kuthuvilakku was done by our honorable correspondent sir, hod Dr. Selva kumar sir along with the speakers. Welcome address was given by Dr. Selva kumar. It was followed by the felicitation of the guest speakers, staff from other colleges and the staff of APDCH. After the vote of thanks, the academic session began. The lectures started around 10.00 am and proceeded till 4 Pm as per schedule by six eminent speakers from various dental colleges of Tamilnadu. 54 participants from our Adhiparasakthi dental college and 44 participants from the other dental colleges registered for the program. Total number of participants are 98. The participants were very much impressed by our college facilities and infrastructure. Lots of Positive feedback was given by the participants.