Public Health Dentistry

The Department of Public Health Dentistry aims to develop proficiency in community diagnosis, assessment of oral health needs, developing and planning strategies to meet those needs and to manage and deliver oral health services at the doorstep of the rural and the underprivileged sections of the community.

The Department has a state-of-the-art air conditioned mobile dental clinic.


Oral Medicine & Radiology

Oral Medicine is the branch of dentistry, which fosters a scientific understanding between the fields of dentistry and medicine. Not only does it concentrate on diagnosis of oral diseases and their treatment, but also has opened new avenues for research.

The Oral Medicine and Radiology department consisting of two clinics.
- An outpatient clinic / undergraduate clinic
- The Radiology clinic


Oral Pathology & Microbiology

Oral pathology is the specialty of dentistry and pathology that investigates the cause, nature, process and effects of the diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions. Department of oral pathology is involved in training students in oral biology, a composite of basic Dental Sciences & their clinical applications which includes instructions in the subject of Dental Morphology, Oral Embryology, Oral Histology and Oral Physiology.


Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry is a subject that deals with the care and treatment of children’s teeth. It is thus, an age defined specialty. It involves, but is not limited to: conselling parents regarding diet, prevention and management of dental caries, pediatric endodontics, management of traumatic injuries of teeth, preventive and interceptive orthodontics, cosmetic dental treatment using latest technology, managing gingival and periodontal diseases in infants, children and adolescents including those with special health care needs.



The Department of Periodontics is actively engaged in the educational, research, and service missions of the College. Our Treatment Facilities include Oral prophylaxis, Flap Surgery for treatment of Periodontal pockets and bone defects, Mucogingival surgical procedures and Laser periodontal surgery


Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

The Department Of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics in Govt Dental College Alappuzha is being run by a team of highly qualified and dedicated staff. The department receives and operates maximum number of patients related to conserving the teeth. The department offers metallic and non metallic restoration of tooth structure, endodontic treatment, management of traumatic injuries to teeth and certain minor surgical procedures. The department also teaches the procedures involve in aesthetic dentistry. The department imparts training in graduate level.


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the surgical branch of dentistry. 

The speciality of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) is the art and science that merges the skill and acumen acquired in dentistry with the knowledge and confidence of medical surgical speciality by treating minor surgical to major in patient surgical treatments.



The Department of Orthodontics at Government Dental College Alappuzha, which started functioning in the year 2014, is the only centre catering speciality orthodontic service in public sector to the four districts of Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kollam and Ernakulam. Even though the department is in the infancy stage, it is already providing quality orthodontic education to the graduate students & cutting edge treatment options to the general public. Apart from teaching and patient care services, the department has also made major leaps in orthodontic research in a very short span of time.



Department of Prosthodontics educates the students to be competent in treatment and management of patients who require comprehensive diagnosis, treatment plan and sequence of treatment in general Prosthodontics therapy commonly found in general dental practices.

Apart from educating the students, the department provides care for patients who require comprehensive and advanced phases of Prosthodontics treatment.


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