Periodontal Splints performed on goat heads at Hamdard University


Karachi: For the first time in Karachi, the Department of Oral Medicine & Periodontology Head by Prof Syed Imran Hasan, Principal Hamdard University Dental Hospital, Hamdard University, conducted a one day hands on workshop on Periodontal Splints on goat head for 3rd year BDS Batch 2022 students on 20th Sep 2022.

The session was started with the introduction, learning objectives and detailed lecture delivered by Dr Mehmil Aslam Assistant Professor Oral Medicine. The lecture emphasised the importance of splinting mobile teeth to maintain their functional position, types, benefits, risks, indications and procedures. A short video clip was also shown after the lecture. 

The hands on activity on extra coronal wire splint was then started with each student given an individual goat head. 

The facilitators were:

1.       Dr Mehmil Aslam (Assistant Professor Oral Medicine)

2.       Dr Amna Arsalan (Lecturer Periodontology)

3.       Dr Bilal Shahid Ansari (Lecturer Periodontology)

4.       Dr Hafsa Feroz ( Lecturer Oral Medicine)

5.       Dr Joham Gul (Lecturer Oral Medicine)

At the end of the workshop, written feedback was obtained. Certificate distribution was done, followed by lunch and group photos.

The workshop was well organised and a great step ahead toward an effective academic learning experience. 

Department dental staff and Administration department lent their complete efforts in making this workshop successful


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *