“Practice vs Practicals” 

September 19, 2020

 Department of Periodontology in association with ARMCODS Mangalore, conducted a webinar on the topic “Practice vs Practicals” on 09/09/2020 at 2:00 pm via Microsoft teams. Dr Chakradhar Sana, PG Alumnus, Batch of 2013 was the resource person.

Dr Neetha J Shetty, Professor and Head of Periodontology, welcomed all the delegates. Present among the delegates were Dr Ashita Uppoor, Dean MCODS Mangalore and Dr Arathi Rao, Alumni Coordinator, MCODS Mangalore, Deputy Director Student Affairs, Mangalore campus and Professor Dept of Pedodontics, both of whom encouraged having webinars with alumni as resource persons. Dr Deepa G Kamath, Professor introduced the resource person Dr Chakkradhar Sana. The webinar was moderated by Dr David K, Associate Professor.

Dr. Chakradhar in his presentation spoke about the practical details of setting up of a private practice including the place/ land for set up, cost management in terms of pricing for the procedures, equipment’s and materials used. He shared    various tricks and tips that he has in his arsenal,  patient management techniques advocated by him. He also emphasised on the efficient use  of technology like intra-oral camera for patient management and satisfaction. He showcased some of the periodontal and interdisciplinary cases done by him in his practice for better understanding.    

Thewebinar was concluded by a question and answer session, and the concluding remarks were given by Dr Neetha J Shetty. The webinar was well appreciated by the delegated. There were around 90 delegates including Post graduate students  and Interns from MCODS Manipal and Mangalore.