Periodontics is that specialty of dentistry which encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the supporting structures of the teeth and dental implants. This department is mainly concerned with prevention, treatment, maintenance of health, function and esthetics of periodontal tissues. This specialty enhances the look of the face by bringing a bright confident smile with pink healthy gums. The department has both UG and PG sections with well equipped dental chairs, latest surgical equipments and teaching aids. A good number of patients seek surgical therapy in the department. Highly skilled faculty provides training to UG and PG in academics and clinical modalities.

Various treatment modalities such as scaling and root planning, splinting and surgeries like curettage, periodontal flap surgeries, gingivectomy, operculectomy, frenectomy, abscess drainage, root resection and hemisection are performed at routine basis. Regenerative procedures include bone grafts, guided tissue regeneration, bone regeneration and plastic surgeries like depigmentation, crown lengthening and soft tissue grafts are performed in the department. This department encourages research activities in all levels. Advanced surgical modalities like lasers and implant treatment are provided in the department. “Beautiful smile with healthy gums” is the motto of this department.


Dr. Nagaraj Kalburgi M.D.S.Professor & Head
Dr. Shivaraj B. Warad M.D.S.Professor
Dr. (Mrs) Arati Koregol M.D.S.Professor
Dr. (Mrs) Jyoti Pattanashetti M.D.S.Reader
Dr. Subramaniam M. Rao M.D.S.Reader
Dr. Bhagyashree N. Vanaki M.D.S.Reader
Dr. Vijayalaxmi M. Kokatnur M.D.S.Sr. Lecturer