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The department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry of College of Dental Sciences, Davangere is one of the pioneer departments in the speciality of Pedodontics in the nation. Over the years, the department has taken shape under the relentless efforts of its various mentors and currently strives to deliver preventive and comprehensive dental treatment to children and adolescents alike. The department is set in a child friendly manner with dental chairs, X-ray unit with RVG, conscious sedation unit, audio visual aids and exclusive play area to achieve the goal of developing a positive dental attitude in our child patients. We have state of the art amenities catering to sterilization and disinfection protocol. A team of intellectual and dedicated faculty steered by the HOD engages both undergraduate and post graduate students, training them to render optimal services to patients at par with the changing global trends. We also majorly focus and support research activities and have been actively contributing to scientific literature by means of national and international publications. Apart from that we extend our support to public health education by school dental health programmes. We also look after the needs and welfare of institutionalised special children and medically compromised children by conducting camps at regular basis. We strive for excellence in academics, art and science.