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Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital

CDE Program the Topic of "Scope of Periodontology as a Specialty and Pursuing Dental Education in the USA"

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - Tuesday, July 23, 2019 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital Sant Tukaram Nagar, Pimpri, Pune |Student Capability Enhancement and Skill development programme

Department ofPeriodontology and Implantology had arranged a CDE program on 21st& 22ndJune 2019 with an adjunct faculty member and eminent speaker Dr. Ashok Patel(DMD) from Boston USA  on 21st  and 22 June 2019


Day: 1 Session 1

The topic of CDE was“scope of Periodontology as a specialty “ and “Pursuing dental education in the USA”

The event was a hugesuccess with 85 participants which included Interns, Post Graduate students,and faculty members.

The program wasconducted in the Implant Centre conference hall.

The event began withinaugural function and felicitation of Dr. Ashok Patel by Dr.D. Gopalakrishnan (Dean, Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital ) thiswas followed by a welcome address by Dr. Santosh M.

The Topics coveredby Dr. Ashok Patel “scope of Periodontology as a specialty “  and “Pursuing dental education in the USA”his insights were useful for the delegates to understand the vast scope andimportance of Periodontology.

After a short Teabreak, the second session covered the topic of “Pursuing dental education inthe USA”. Dr. Ashok information regarding the admission procedures and coursesthat can be pursued in various universities in the USA.

The CDE Programmewas largely appreciated by all the delegates (Interns).  When the feedback was taken the delegatedmention that the lecture was informative and interesting.


Session 2

An interactivesession was arranged with Dr. Ashok Patel which was attended by thepostgraduate students and faculty members of the Department of Periodontologywhere he emphasized on “Getting started with Implantology”. the session was aneye opener for all the students who have just begun their journey in the fieldof Implantology. He also gave pointers on how to include implants in regularpractice


Day: 2

On 22nd June thelecture session on  “Importance of softtissue around Implant ” for the postgraduate students from the Department ofPeriodontology, Oral surgery and Prosthodontics was conducted. in this lecture,he emphasized on the practical aspect of tissue management around implantsalong with case discussion. He presented the delegates multiple cases done byhim and explained all the aspects of soft tissue management.

This session wasfollowed by the valedictory function.