The department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry provides total dental care to children from birth through adolescence including children with special health care needs. Undergraduates are trained to develop necessary clinical skills for providing basic dental care to children with emphasis on preventive dentistry. Postgradautes are trained in all aspects of advanced pediatric dentistry including care of very young children and specially abled children.
The department has a unique School based dental clinics at two schools around KMCT for providing basic dental care for children in the school premises itself. The department also runs an exclusive school health program for underprivileged children of schools around KMCT.