The Department of orthodontics in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgowconducted a two day orientation program on February 7 th and 8 th of 2019, for the aspirants of M Ortho examinations. The department is also the centre for the upcoming M Ortho examinations which is scheduled in June.The chief guest Dr Deepak Nallaswamy, Director of Academics, SIMATS inaugurated the functionalongside with Advisor - Dr Rajagopal, Dean of faculties - Dr ND Jayakumar and Dean - Dr Sheeja Varghese.The program coordinator Dr S Aravind Kumar (Academic head of the department) orchestrated the entire two days alongside the speakers- Dr Stephen Chadwick and Dr Badri Chari. Dr Stephen Chadwick is the Vice Dean of Royal college of Surgeons, England and a lead examiner for the M Ortho examination. Dr Badri is the adjunct faculty at Saveetha Dental College and is also an examiner for the M Ortho examinations. The program had delegates widespread far across the globe and a mixed group of young fresh graduates and experienced and renowned orthodontists. The lectures were well appreciated by the delegates and the mock exam conducted was one of a kind and the delegates were overwhelmed. The program also provided them the platform to interact with th e examiners and also to discuss their cases directly with them. The department also conducted a one day hands on workshop on Occlusal indices by the same speakers on February 6 th 2019, prior to the two day program. This novice effort was applauded by all the participants. The overall response from all the delegates was stupendous and the participants confirmed that they can’t wait for the next edition.

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