# 20, Yeshwanthpur Suburb, II Stage, Tumkur Road, Bangalore - 560 022
Tel: +91 80 23474137 Fax: +91 80 23474305
Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore,
Approved by Government of Karnataka and Government of India
Oral Medicine and Radiology
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Conservative Dentistry
Pathology and Microbiology
Public Health Dentistry
Maxillofacial Pathology
Dr. Prabhakar B. Kore
M.P. (Rajya Sabha)
Chancellor, KLE University, Belgaum
Chairman, K.L.E.Society, Belgaum

Periodontology is a specialty in dentistry that is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants.

A wide range of treatments, such as scaling and root planing (in which the infected surface of the root is cleaned) or root surface debridement (in which damaged tissue is removed). Severe gum problems are treated using a range of surgical procedures. In addition, periodontists are specially trained in the placement and repair of dental implants.

The department of periodontics guides/ trains and provides clinical experience in diagnosis, prevention and treatment of periodontal diseases. Experienced faculty conducts programs for the undergraduate and postgraduate students.

To incorporate all the current advances in the basic and clinical knowhow of Periodontology and to reach greater heights thus bridging the gap between research and clinical practice.
To generate budding professionals in the field of Periodontology on par with global contemporary standards to encourage and support clinical and basic research activities in the student community.
   Our Objectives  
  • Provide the undergraduate student with a strong theoretical and clinical foundation in the field of   periodontology for their future careers in dentistry.

  • .Enrich the Post Graduate student with an in-depth understanding of contemporary periodontics and to bridge the gap between the current concepts in periodontal research and clinical practice.

  • To create awareness regarding oral health in the population by conducting community outreach programs like screening camps, oral health education programs, providing oral health care services to the needy free of cost and organizing oral hygiene day celebration related activities etc.

  • To collaborate with various organizations for research based activities.

  • To establish a scholarly platform to conduct scientific activities like CDE Programs, Symposia, workshops and certified training courses reaching national and international fraternity and promote interaction amongst the same.
   Staff Profile   
Name Designation Qualification Total experience Photograph
Dr.Sudhir R Patil Professor and HOD MDS 23 years  1 month
Dr. Sphoorthi A Belludi Professor MDS 10 years  6 months
Dr. AshwinPrabhu Reader MDS  9 years 5 months
Dr. Veena H R Reader MDS  8 Years 11 months
Dr.Sneha Dani Sr. lecturer MDS 2Years  8 months
Dr.Deepthi K. Sr. lecturer MDS  0Years 6 months
   Research Activities In The Department   
  • Quantitative Estimation of Salivary & GCF MMP-8 levels in Chronic Periodontitis Pre & Post Non Surgical Therapy - A Clinico-Biochemical study
  • Effect of in-situ application of simvastatin gel in the surgical management of osseous defects in chronic periodontitis - A Clinico- Radiographic study
  • Evaluation of the effect of 980 nm diode laser as an adjunct to SRP in the management of chronic periodontits - A Clinical & microbiological study
  • Comparative evaluation of the gingival tissue response and tensile strength of suture materials - A histomorphometric and in vitro study
  • Evaluation of various bone graft materials in regenerative periodontal therapy.
  • Efficacy of diode laser (980 nm) in the management of dentinal Hypersensitivity
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