International hands - on

The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics in association with the Centre for Advanced Dental Education (CADE),MCODS,Mangalore successfully conducted a two day International hands on workshop on 3rd and 4th August,2018 on IZC and Buccal Shelf screws.

August 10, 2018

The resource person was Dr. Vijay Baswa, a world renowned clinician with several years of experience with IZC and Buccal shelf screws. He is also an alumnus of our college. The inaugural program was graced by Dr. U.S. Krishna Nayak as the honorable Chief Guest. Dr. Dilip G. Naik, Dean, MCODS, Mangalore, Dr. Ashita Uppoor,Associate Dean, MCODS, Mangalore and Dr. Karthik Shetty, Co-ordinator, CADE were also present for the ceremony.

The workshop focused on the clinical applications of the relatively new and uncharted area of Orthodontics of IZC and Buccal shelf screws. It was conducted in the Department of Orthodontics, MCODS, Mangalore.The participants were restricted to twenty, to facilitate individual attention and one on one discussions. The first day began with a comprehensive lecture and introduction, followed by detailed discussions on cases treated by the resource person.In the afternoon, the hands on session consisted of placement of screws on 3D printed models, under the expert guidance of Dr. Vijay Baswa. This was followed by a clinical demonstration of screw insertion by the resource person.

The second day commenced with a lecture and discussion on the various clinical applications of IZC and Buccal shelf screws.This was followed by insertion of the screws in patients, by Dr. Baswa.The workshop concluded with a valedictory function with certificates given to each participant. The workshop was highly appreciated and was a very good learning experience for all.