ORTHO SURGE 2017

The CDE program, ORTHO SURGE 2017, was organized and conducted by Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, IGIDS, SBV, on 25th March. The program was aimed at enlightening the Post Graduates about the importance of orthodontics in Orthoganathic, Cleft palate & its treatment planning.
The program was attended by 60 Delegates including faculty, postgraduates from various dental institutions of Pondicherry and Tamilnadu.
The program commenced at 9.30 AM with a prayer song followed by Welcome address by Dr. Senkutvan, Professor and Head, Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, IGIDS. To symbolize elimination of ignorance and bringing upon wisdom, kuthuvillaku was lit followed by a felicitation speech by Dr. ShanthaDevi, Vice Principal (student’s affairs) IGIDS. The inauguration was concluded by a vote of Thanks from Dr Hanumanth, Senior Lecturer, followed by college anthem and high tea.
The first scientific session started with the informative lecture by Dr. U S KrishnaNayak, Dean, A B Shetty Memorial Dental College, Managalore, on the topic “multi-disciplinary approach’
The second lecture was delivered by Dr. P Janardhanam, Professor, Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Sibar institute of dental sciences, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. He presented an insight on ‘Orthognathic Surgery – An Orthodontic Perspective’.
The third lecture was delivered by Dr. Annamalai Thangavelu, Professor and Head, Department of Oral & maxillofacial surgery, Rajah Muthiah Dental College & Hospital, Annamalai University. He presented a lecture on ‘Orthognathic Surgery-An Surgical Perspective’’. The lecture was followed by lunch for all the delegates.
Post lunch session included the fourth lecture by Dr. Sainath, Principal, Madha Dental College, Chennai. He delivered the lecture on ‘Adult Orthodontics’. The fifth lecture was delivered by Dr. Manikandan, professor & Director, Meenakshi Cleft & Craniofacial Center, MADC, Chennai. He presented a lecture on ‘Management of cleft – A maxillofacial surgeon’s perspective’’.
The sixth lecture was delivered by Dr. A Nandakumar, Professor, Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College & Hospital, Chennai. He presented a lecture on ‘Management of cleft – An Orthodontic perspective’’. The lecture was followed by Hi-Tea

The seventh lecture was delivered by Dr. T Vigneshwaran, Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial surgery, Balaji Dental College & Hospital, Chennai. He presented a lecture on ‘Canine Impaction- A Surgical Perspective’.
The eighth lecture was delivered by Dr. K Rajasigamani, Professor and Head, Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Rajah Muthiah Dental College & Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambaram. He presented a lecture on ‘Canine Impaction – An orthodontic perspective’
The certificate of participation was awarded to all the delegates and certificate of appreciation and a small memento was given to the guest speakers by the head of the department.
The program ended with college anthem.
The CDE program was funded by ORTHO ONE, MEDOPHARM, ANABOND & 3M UNITECK