Events

Ridge Augmentation

Department of Periodontology and Implantology

Department of Periodontics, Vivekanandha Dental College for Women has conducted a Continuing Dental Education programme on “Ridge Augmentation” on 24th January 2018 at the College Auditorium. The programme was conducted to upgrade the knowledge about Ridge Augmentation and its clinical importance. This academic event was scheduled for 6 hours and accredited with 5 Credit points by our Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University. 287 delegates participated in this Programme.

The programme began with registrations at 8.30am followed by formal Inaugural function at 9.00am. The Welcome address was delivered by Professor Dr.Rajkumar Daniel MDS., introduction of Guest speaker was done by Dr.Vennila MDS., and the program was hosted by Dr.Niveditha.P BDS., Dr.Preethi.M BDS.,.

The first session of lecture series was by Professor Dr.G.Kaarthikeyan MDS who delivered his topic on “Current trends in bone augmentation” between 9.30am – 11.00am. This session highlighted on the procedures of ridge augmentation that is clinically followed in the current day practice.

The second session of the lecture series was in between 11.15am – 12.30pm by Professor Dr. Elanchezhiyan MDS., Professor & HOD, Department of Periodontics, Vivekanandha Dental College, Elayampalayam, who delivered a lecture on “Types of Augmentation”. He emphasized on the types of materials used in hard and soft tissue augmentation.

The post lunch session was by Dr.G.Kaarthikeyan MDS., on the topic “Hard and soft tissue Augmentation, clinical challenges in augmentation”.

The final session was on the topic “Types of bone grafts and its clinical implications” by Dr.Vennila MDS.,

Vote of thanks was given by Dr. Viola Esther MDS., and finally the CDE programme was concluded with national anthem.

Exploring the unexplored avenue in dentistry

Department of Public Health Dentistry

The Department of Public Health Dentistry, Vivekanandha Dental College for Women has conducted a Continuing Dental Education Programme on "Patent and Copyright - Exploring the unexplored avenue in dentistry” on 7th February 2018 at the College Auditorium.

The programme was conducted to give an organized approach for the steps involved in converting the invention to a patent and copyright product in an easy and understandable manner. This academic event was accredited with 10 Credit points by the centre for CME Accreditation Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University. Around 400 delegates including Faculties, Postgraduates and Undergraduates participated in this Programme.

The programme began with the formal Inaugural function at 9.00 am with the Dean Dr. (Capt). S. Gokulanathan B.Sc., MDS who presiding over the function.

The Principal welcomed the Chief Guest, Dr.M.Senthil, and he delivered the Inaugural address. Dr.Girish R Shavi, delivered the speech on "Technology transfer: From Research to Making Returns”. He spoke about an overview to patent and copyright which includes types of patents, history of patents, patent related business strategies and techniques.

It was followed by Dr.M.Senthil, on "Patent and Copyright - Exploring the unexplored avenue in dentistry and Road Map to conquer the battle ", which explore all the possibilities how to patent and copyright all the inventions and innovations.

The program was continued by Dr.S.Shankar on “Ethical issues in obtaining intellectual property rights”, he discussed the ethical arguments related to patenting in healthcare research with special attention given to patency of dental products.

This seminar also provides views on patency infringement and other ethical issues in patents and copyrights.Finally, the CDE was concluded with the Vote of thanks proposed by Dr.G.Lalithambigai & and the programme was concluded with National Anthem..

3D Model making competition “SCULPTRIS”

Department of Basic Medical Sciences

The Departments of Basic Medical Sciences, Vivekanandha Dental College for Women has conducted a 3D Model making competition “SCULPTRIS” on 8th March 2018 for the first year and second year under graduate students.

The programme was based on the theme of ‘Feel free to let your imagination run wild ’. It was conducted in the forenoon session to improve a set of skills, interest and potentiality to understand the Dental curriculum which includes Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology and General pathology with an ease. Around 70 undergraduate students have participated in the event.

The programme began with the formal Inaugural function at 9.15 am. The students were given three hours time to show their creativity in 3D model making competition.

The post lunch session was International Women's Day celebration with the formal Inaugural function at 1.30 pm with the Dean Dr. (Capt). S. Gokulanathan B.Sc., MDS, who presiding over the function. In this International Women’s day, Dr Meenakshiammal MD., Professor and Head of Department of Pharmacology pioneer in the field of Pharmacology was honoured & acknowledged for her 40 years of sincere and dedicated service in teaching. Her compassion, patience and love for the subject has activated the magnets of curiosity, knowledge and wisdom in hundreds of pupils. She was honoured by The Dean, Vivekanandha Dental College for Women. The Dean in his felicitation said that “A good teacher is like a candle- it consumes itself to light the way for others.”

The students were awarded with prizes for their outstanding performance and skills in the SCULPTRIS competition .This was followed by a Debate competition for the first year and second year students for their extracurricular activities. Finally, the celebration was concluded with the Vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Uma Arasu and followed with National Anthem.