Dental: Preventative Dentistry

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1 Orthodontics Unit.

A Orthodontic diagnosis
B Fixed and removable appliance therapy
C Functional appliance therapy
D Cleft lip and palate management (Pre-Surgical Orthopedics)

Consultants: Dr A.A Umweni, BDS, DOrth, MSc, FWACS
Dr.I N Ize-Iyamu BDS, FWACS

2 Community Dental Health Unit:

School and community based dental screening programs, Oral health education.

Fluoride therapy
Pit and fissure Sealing, Scaling and Polishing

Preventive Resin Restoration (PRR), Altraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART), Oral urgent treatment (OUT)

Community Outreach Centre: Comprehensive Health center, Udo

Consultant: Dr. Sunny A Okeigbemen BDS, MPH, FMCDS,

3 Paedodontics Unit

A .All forms of Child dental care, scaling and polishing, space maintenance etc
B. Dental filling- composite, GIC etc
C. Pulp therapy, stainless steel crowns, fluoride treatment.
D. Management of traumatic injuries

Working Days & Hours:

Monday to Friday, calls from (8:00am – 4:00pm weekly)

Ongoing Research:


Other Information:

The department of Preventive Dentistry comprises Community Dental Health, Paedodontics and Orthodontics Units as it is presently constituted, These Dental Specialties are formally recognized by the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN), West African College of Surgeons and the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. The training programs fulfill the educational requirements for dental surgeons wishing to complete the fellowship examination administered by the faculty of Dental Surgery of the NPMCN and WAPMC.