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Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
About the department

The department of Orthodontics and Dento-facial Orthopaedics at GIDSR, Ferozepur runs a Dental council of India (DCI) affiliated 3 year post graduate program. Orthodontics is the area of dentistry concerned with the supervision, guidance and correction of the growing and mature dentofacial structure, including those conditions that require movement of teeth or correction of malrelationships and malformations of related structures by the adjustment of relationships between and among teeth and facial bones by the application of forces and / or the stimulation and redirection of the functional forces within the craniofacial complex.
 
About the head of the department

Professor Jagpreet Singh Sandhu did his masters in Orthodontics and Dento-facial Orthopaedics from RGUHS University in 2000. Presently he is heading the department of Orthodontics and Dento-facial Orthopaedics, Genesis Institute of Dental Sciences & Research, Ferozepur. He has a vast teaching experience and has been a postgraduate guide for the last 2 years.

He has a research experience of 13 years and has published 16 peer reviewed papers in national & international journals. He has participated in and organized various scientific workshops, seminars and conferences of national and international level.

He is a member of Indian orthodontic society and a founder convener of Punjab orthodontic study group. He is also a fellow of world federation of orthodontists and an international member of American Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Sandhu is a member of national academy of medical sciences.
 
Faculty

Name : Dr. Jagpreet Singh Sandhu
Qualification : MDS, MAMS
Designation : Professor & Head
Teaching experience: 13 Years
Name : Dr. Naveen Bansal
Qualification : MDS
Designation : Professor
Teaching experience: 11 Years
Name : Dr. Satpal Singh Sandhu
Qualification : MDS
Designation : Reader
Teaching experience: 8 Years
Name : Dr. Harsimrat Kaur
Qualification : MDS
Designation : Senior Lecturer
Teaching experience: 1 Year & 1 Month
Publications

  • Sandhu JS, Sandhu SV, Khinda VIS. Severe Dens Invaginatus Malformation in a Mesiodens: A Case Report.
    JPFA March 2010;(24):31-34
  • Sandhu JS, Sandhu SV. 3D Cone Beam CT- An Emerging Diagnostic Tool in Cleft Lip and Palate Cases.
    BFUDJ October 2010;1(2): 29-31
  • Sandhu JS. Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Orthodontists Review.
    Beyond Boundaries – Compendium of Scientific Deliberations 2010;(1):116-119
  • Sandhu JS, Sandhu SV. Severe Coronal Dilaceration of A Permanent Mandibular Incisor: A Case Report.
    Identistry Journal Jan-March 2010; 6(1): 30-34
  • Sandhu SV, Narang RS, Kaur A, Sandhu JS. Neurofibromatosis: A Case Analysis.
    identistry Journal April-June 2010; 6(2): 12-15 
  • Bansal Naveen, Kaur Gurmeet, Sandhu JS. Ankylosed and Impacted Teeth. Do we need to intervene early?
    identistry Journal July-Sept 2010; 6(3): 23-25
  • Kaur Gurmeet, Gera Anil, Sandhu JS. Parents as adult Orthodontic Patients.
    identistry Journal Oct-Dec 2010; 6(4): 4-8 
  • Sandhu JS, Sandhu SS, Kaur Gurmeet. Sleep Apnea: A Review.
    Trendz in Medical World Dec 2009; 2(3):61-63
  • Bansal Naveen,Singla Jeetinder. Comparison between Friction and Frictionless Mechanics during Orthodontic Space Closure: A Clinical Study. BFUDJ June 2011; 2(1): 60-61.
  • Gera Anil, Kaur Gurmeet, Manocha RC, Bansal Naveen. Craniofacial and Dental Changes in Children Suffering from Rickets. Indian Journal of Maternal and Child Health Oct-Dec 2010; 12(4): 2-7.
  • Bansal Naveen. Gingival Tissue Reactions to Orthodontic Forces – A Histologic and Histochemical Study.
    identistry Journal April-June 2010; 6(2): 43-48
 
Equipments

The department has been constantly upgrading the equipments and is currently equipped with latest version of cephalometric analyzing software along with a high end SLR camera for better patient diagnosis and treatment planning. The department is also venturing into latest orthodontic treatment techniques including mini implants and Self ligating system. For continuing dental education at under graduate and post graduate level the department is equipped with state of art seminar hall with latest audio visual system.
 
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