Dental Department

Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

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Department Overview

Pediatric Dentistry is an age defined speciality that provides primary, comprehensive, preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence including those with special health care needs. As said ‘Children are not miniature adults and they are unique in nature,’ Department of Peadiatric and Preventive Dentistry focuses on individual child and aims at primordial and primary prevention and emphasize more on children with special health care needs.

We specialize in behaviour management strategies including pharmacological and non- pharmacological means in order to completely rehabilitate the child. Theoretical knowledge and clinical skills in managing the infants and children are imparted to the students in this department.To focus on providing compassionate, child-centered, coordinated, interdisciplinary, high-quality oral health care and to develop awareness among child patients, parents, dental professionals, and other healthcare providers.

Why Pedodontics Department is Special ?


To be globally recognized as a centre for Education, Child dental care, Research and Community services.


To develop and run a Centre of Excellence in education and to provide high quality dental care to the infants, children, adolescents and those with special health care needs.

Department Facilities

  • Reception Area
  • Patient Waiting Area
  • Counseling Room
  • UG and PG Clinics
  • ICT Enabled Seminar room
  • Department Library
  • UG and PG Lab
  • Minor Operatory, IOPA/RVG Room
  • Isolation Room
  • Photographic area
  • Sterilization Room
  • HOD, Reader and Senior Lecturers room
  • PG Common Room
  • Minor Surgery- Conscious Sedation
  • Research Facility

Department Contact Info

Department of Pedodontics

Malabar Dental College & Research Centre Manoor, Chekanoor Rd, Mudur P.O Edappal, Malappuram, Dt Pin : 679578

+91 7034555521

Mon – Fri 8:30A.M. – 4:00P.M.

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Department Faculty

Professor and Head of Department

Dr Vijai S is a hardworking, dedicated professor with more than 14 years of teaching experience in various prestigious institutions throughout India. He is a life member of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry and got 17 publications in National International Journals.

Dr. Vijai S

Dr. Reshma Rajan


Dr. Beena M.S

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Anusree Sadanandan

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Megha J Nair

Senior Lecturer