Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
1. Dr. Mohammad Mushtaq HOD & Professor 9419007797 hodortho@gdcsrinagar.org
2. Dr. Syed Zameer Khursheed Associate Professor 9419000683 aportho@gdcsrinagar.org
3. Dr. Namita Kour Assistant Professor (On Academic Need Basis)    
4. Dr. Aslam Bedaar Gul Registrar (On Academic Need Basis)    
5. Dr. Abdul Bais Akhoon Registrar (On Academic Need Basis)    
6 Dr. Mariya Qadir Registrar (On Academic Need Basis)    
7. Dr. Shaista Naaz Dental Surgeon    

Orthodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that diagnoses, prevents, and treats dental and facial irregularities called malocclusions. Orthodontics includes dento-facial orthopedics, which is used to correct problems involving the growth of the jaw.


The Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics provides quality service and efficient oral health care to a variety of patients seeking advanced Orthodontic, Facial Deformities/ Cleft Lip Palate & Functional Jaw Orthopaedic treatment. The Department also trains graduates as future clinicians and specialists in Orthodontics Philosophically, the department is dedicated to foster a strong educational background in the subject both clinically and with the recent research methodologies to excel in patient care decisions and formulate a treatment plan based on principles and procedures that have both biological significance and clinical relevance. Patients accepted for treatment in the orthodontic clinic are allotted to students & staff. Each student treats approximately 40-50 cases comprising a wide variety of treatment modalities including interdisciplinary approaches.

PG Programme in the subject of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics is under process.


The Begg Technique.
The Pre-adjusted Edgewise Technique.
The Tip-edge Technique.
Lingual Orthodontics,
Functional Jaw Orthopaedics/Growth modification.
Surgical Orthodontics.
Cleft Orthodontics

Patients requiring Orthognathic surgery are planned comprehensively for a three phase treatment protocol in tandem with the involvement of maxillofacial surgeons for a coordinated treatment protocol.

Treatment of patients with a variety of craniofacial anomalies predominantly the cleft lip and palate patients are coordinated through a team work. Appropriate orthodontic care is instituted to optimize the results in an efficient manner.