Dr. P. Sudhakar is a Professor and Head of the department. His interests include manipulation with pulsed electromagnetic fields.
Figure 4 Dr. C.V. Padmapriya is a Professor of Orthodontics and Associate Dean of the student affairs of the institution. She is actively engaged in department and institutional activities in every level. Her interests include role of tongue in malocclusion and cleft lip and palate anomalies. Figure 6
Figure 7 Dr. M. Bhaskar is a Professor of Orthodontics. He is a clinician par excellence and his interests include tooth transplantation and integrated orthodontics.
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primer as it may weaken the bonding with the coils as they are extended. Shorten the NiTi spring to its original length, which will allow the adhesive resin to flow in and out of the lumen (Figure 6) and cure it immediately (Figure 7). The consolidation of NiTi closed coil spring with resin composite at one end will ensure that the coils do not extend in that particular area (Figure 8). Engage and activate the spring in the patient’s mouth for further space closure. Progressive reactivation of the spring ensures that the desired force levels are achieved (Figure 2). Extend the resin blending to more coils if further activation is required.
Dr. Mohammad Azharuddin is a Senior Lecturer in the department of Orthodontics, MNR Dental College & Hospital, Telangana, India. His topics of interests include miniscrew driven orthodontics.
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Dr. S. V. M. Raghu Ram Ravipati is a Senior Lecturer in the department of Orthodontics, GSL Dental College & Hospital, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is a budding researcher and published [plus accepted] manuscripts in Medline indexed journals. His interests include TMJ dysfunction and lingual appliance therapy.
Dr. Arunachalam Sivakumar is a Professor of Orthodontics actively engaged in research and clinical activities. He has published many articles in indexed journals. His areas of interest include eruption anomalies, digital technology and principles of tooth movement.
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