Periodontics

Overview


Periodontology or Periodontics (from Greek περί peri "around"; and ὀδούς odous "tooth", genitive ὀδόντος odontos) is the specialty of dentistry that studies supporting structures of teeth, diseases, and conditions that affect them. The supporting tissues are known as the periodontium, which includes the gingiva (gums), alveolar bone, cementum, and the periodontal ligament.

Department Activities

Scientific activities of the department o periodonics:
 
·         Holding the department monthly meetings to inform educational and research problems
 
·         Holding research methodology workshops for the scientific members
 
·         Holding article writing workshops for the scientific members
 
·         Daily Case presentation classes
 
·         Offering research proposals common to other departments
 
·         Articles and book publishing
 
·         Participating in internal and international seminars
 
·         Participating in Periodontology annual congress
 
·         Participating in different health councils
 
·         Judgment of specific dental crimes in medical council and Tehran court.
 
·         Participating in journal of dentistry of TUMS
 
·         Board membership
 
·         Holding retraining workshops for dentists