March 30, 2023

The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, MCODS, Mangalore successfully conducted the first webinar session of 2023 of the OrthoClub series on March 24th via the MS Teams platform. The topic of discussion was “From Scan to Smile: Treating cases efficiently with alignersThe resource persons for the session were two of our esteemed alumni - Dr. Tapasya Juneja Kapoor, Consultant Orthodontist, India, and Dr. Shakti Singh, Consultant Orthodontist, Canada ; renowned clinicians and academicians with several years of experience. The inaugural program welcome was provided by Dr Arathi Rao, Alumni co-ordinator, MCODS, Mangalore and was moderated by Dr.Nidhin Philip and Dr. Asavari Desai, Associate Professors, Dept of Orthodontics, MCODS, Mangalore. The webinar focused on case selection for aligners and biomechanics involved to achieve the best possible treatment outcome. The resource persons also showcased a number of successfully treated cases with varying complexity. Each session was followed by an interactive discussion between the participants and the resource person. The speakers shared with us their valuable insights and suggestions for a better outcome of the treatment. The program was highly appreciated and was a very good learning experience for all.  It was attended by over 60 participants including postgraduates of various disciplines and some of our esteemed alumni.