Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics

The department of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics is one of the oldest speciality in dentistry. It deals with correction of dental malocclusion and correction of skeletal deformity with growth modulation or surgical orthodontics. We believe in sculpting a better smile to lead a better life.

The department of Orthodontics was established in 2007 and headed by Dr. Lodd Mahendra. Department offers services in treating malocclusions with Removable orthodontic appliances, fixed orthodontic appliances, Growth modification through functional / orthopedic appliances, Periodontally accelerated osteogenic orthodontics, correcting of severe deformity through orthognathic like orthodontic treatment through miniscrew anchorage / orthodontic treatment assisted orthognathic surgery.

Head of the Department:
Dr. Lodd Mahendra,
M.D.S, M.Orth, RCS (Edinburgh), Orthodontist,
Principal, Sri Venkateswara Dental College and Hospital
BDS: Government Dental College, Chennai
MDS: Government Dental College, Chennai
He was adjudged the undergraduate best outgoing student in 1981 and awarded numerous medals and prizes. He has completed his M.S., in orthodontics from Edinburgh University. He is a Diplomate of Indian Board of Orthodontics.
He has rich experience in training undergraduate and postgraduate students for past 27 years. He had held prestigious posts like Chairman- Indian Board of Orthodontics, Editor-Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society. He has several publications and presentations to his credit.


S.No. Faculty Name Designation Qualification
1 Dr. Lodd Mahendra Professor & HOD MDS
2 Dr. M.Ramasamy Professor MDS
3 Dr. G. Uma Revathy Reader MDS
4 Dr. J. Siva Subramanian Senior Lecturer MDS
5 Dr. S. Abinesh Senior Lecturer MDS
6 Dr. S.N. Mohamed Rafi Senior Lecturer MDS
7 Dr. R.S.Vidhya Senior Lecturer MDS
8 Dr. Priya Senior Lecturer MDS

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