Department Of Pedodontics


No. Of Seats (Recognised by DCI) : 03

The Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry is an imperial centre for quality oral health care delivery to children and adolescents. “Every child has a fundamental right to his or her total oral health”, and as a Paediatric dentist we uphold this basic right of children in the department. The department governed by the principle of team work, as teamwork helps common people to achieve uncommon results.


  • Specialized in managing uncooperative children by using non pharmacological behavior modification techniques.

  • Single sitting pulpectomies using Rotary endodontics followed by SS crowns is done proficiently.

  • Expertise in mananging children under General Anaesthesia and doing full mouth rehabilitation procedures.

  • Skilled in procedure of preventive and interceptive orthodontics such as correction of oral habits, serial extractions and space regaining to prevent future malocclusions.


With the motto of: ‘Treat the patient and not the tooth’ Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry deals with diagnosis, prevention and treatment of all aspects of dental diseases both in deciduous and permanent teeth including associated structures.

Committed to provide both clinical and didactic instruction to undergraduate and postgraduate students in preventive and therapeutic oral health care, behavior guidance for infants, children, adolescents and for differently abled individuals and to develop an attitude to adopt ethical principles in all aspects of pedodontics practice.


Departmental operatory is colourful, vibrant and child friendly with cheerful play area. The atmosphere is very conducive for the children and every effort is made to instil in them a positive attitude and behaviour towards dentistry.

It is equipped with children friendly behaviour management techniques like audio-visual entertainment, TV screen, toys, etc to give them the most comfortable environment while they get their dental treatment. With the sole objective: to keep the little ones smiling and prospering the treatment is provided by well-trained specialized staff to treat every child with individual attention.

With advanced amenities and technology, Department also has a special air-conditioned clinic with facilities like digital X-rays (RVG), special automated dental chair, which has been set up for the treatment of special cases such as minor surgical procedures, specially abled children and patients who lack cooperating abilities.


With highly subsidized treatment charges the department runs an OPD for 6 days/week. Strict protocol for disinfection & sterilization is followed and the following services are provided in the department:

  • Preventive aspect such as topical fluoride application, pit and fissure sealants, diet counselling and oral prophylaxis

  • Diagnosis of oral health problems in infants, children and adolescents

  • Restorative treatments

  • Endodontic treatment

  • Extraction

  • Space Management

  • Minor oral surgical procedures

  • Interception of deleterious oral habits

  • Preventive & Interceptive orthodontics treatment

  • Prevention and treatment of patients with special health care needs

  • Dental health education and oral hygiene instructions

  • Parent education and counselling

Name: Dr Saumya Navit

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Viice-Principal, Professor & Head

Experience: 17 Years

Area Of Interest: Pediatric Endodontics, Trauma & Behavior Management

Publication: International & National 30

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Name: Dr. Suleman Abbas Khan

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Professor

Experience: 14 Years

Area Of Interest: Pediatric Endodontics, Trauma & Preventive & Interceptive Orthodontics

Publication:  National and International - 35


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Name: Dr. Seema Jabeen

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Sr. Lecturer

Experience: 2.6 Years

Area Of Intrest: Pediatric Endodontics & Behavior Management

Publication: International & National=4

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Name: Dr. Meenakshi Upadhyay

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Reader

Experience: 5.5 Years

Area Of Intrest: Pediatric Endodontics & Behavior Management

Publication: International -1 and  National-2

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Name: Dr. Nishi Grover

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Sr. Lecturer

Experience: 2 Years

Area Of Interest: Preventive & Interceptive Orthodontics

Publication: International=1 National=7

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