Paediatric and Restorative Dentistry
The Department of Paediatric and Restorative Dentistry comprises of three divisions:
- Operative Dentistry
- Paediatric Dentistry
Patients that are managed in the department present with a wide variety of dental problems. These include caries, dental trauma, endodontic problems, and conditions such as Fluorosis. These patients are managed by dental restorations, root canal treatments, and bleaching amongst others.
The undergraduate dental students are given the foundation of dentistry onto which other disciplines can build on or integrate with. The postgraduate students are taught to be critical and analytic in their thinking as they manage patients and carry out research in their areas of interest.
To offer comprehensive management to patients requiring paediatric and restorative services including Endodontics; to train socially responsible professionals at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and to carry out high quality research which is relevant to our country’s needs.