Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Manav Rachna Dental College, FDS, MRIIRS, in collaboration with Manav Rachna University, organized a CDE Conference ‘ORTHO RACHNA’ covering a wide array of topics by highly distinguished speakers. The event was sponsored by 3M, Koden, Sansin, and Welcare orthodontics.
Prof. (Dr.) Ritu Duggal (BDS, MDS Orthodontics, Chief CDER, AIIMS) was the Chief Guest for the event. The conference was aimed at broadening the perspective of Orthodontics as a profession in itself. The guest speakers were Prof. (Dr.) Nikhilesh Vaid (President, World Federation of Orthodontics), Prof. (Dr.) Srikrishna Chalsani (President, IOS), Prof. (Dr.) NR Krishnaswamy (Ex-president IOS, Past-Chairman IBO), Prof. (Dr.) Sridevi Padmanabhan (Hon’ Secretary, IOS), Prof. (Dr.) Balvinder Singh Thakkar (President-elect, IOS),
Prof. (Dr.) Puneet Batra (Editor, JIOS and Director PG board of Studies, MRDC).
Dr Amit Bhalla (Vice President, MREI), and Dr Sanjay Srivastava (Vice Chancellor, MRIIRS) were also present during the event.
The sessions were conducted on some trending topics: “Contemporary Orthodontics: What’s hot and what’s not?”; “What I want in life as an Orthodontic professional”; “Trending the transverse: capturing the essence of transverse treatment strategies”; “Self-ligating brackets: An end to extraction v/s non-extraction debates?”; “Scaling and strategizing your dental practice”; and “Self-ligation: the 3M way”.
This was followed by the re-launch ceremony of the Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics which is now equipped with the latest technology like the 3D NemoCeph Software and also boasts a student-friendly environment encouraging interactive and critical thinking for both postgraduates and undergraduates.