Dr. P. Narayan Prasad
Professor & HOD
Orthodontics Department

Dr. Narayan Prasad did his BDS & MDS from SDM Dental College, Dharwad. Dr. Prasad  participated in many national conferences and PG conventions. He is a member of AAIO, has presented many papers & has many national publications to his credit. Dr. Prasad got best paper award in Feb 1998 from World Congress of Orthodontics.

Orthodontics Department

The department trains students in immaculate history taking, methodological examination of patient, performing diagnostic procedures and management of dentofacial deformities. Students fabricate orthodontic appliances by conducting intricate wire bending procedures. The department imparts orthodontic treatment to a large percentage of the local population and the students of SDCH by the latest fixed orthodontic techniques including McLauglin, Benett & Traversy technique. The department caters to cleft lip and palate rehabilitation by multi-disciplinary approach. Orthognathic surgeries, distraction osteogenesis, implants and lingual orthodontics are some of the special interests of the department. The department regularly conducts extensive hands-on courses & continuing dental education programmes pertaining to the latest in the speciality.