Department of Orthopedic Dentistry and Orthodontics

Educational work
The department teaches propaedeutics of orthopedic dentistry, orthopedic dentistry and orthodontics to students of 2-5 courses of the dental faculty, as well as to English-speaking students, optional courses. Postgraduate training in the course of orthopedic dentistry and orthodontics, training in clinical residency and graduate school.

Methodical work
The material and technical equipment of the department meets the standards and requirements for the departments of higher educational medical institutions of III-IV levels of accreditation. There is a complete set of methodological developments and recommendations, as well as materials on the following topics: gentle methods of dental prosthetics with destroyed bifurcation in abutment teeth, rational orthopedic treatment for secondary maxillary deformities, digital technologies in dentistry, cephalometric diagnosis of occlusion anomalies, pathology , rational designs of orthodontic appliances, genetic factors in the occurrence of dental anomalies.

Published 4 textbooks in Ukrainian and Russian in the following areas: cephalometric studies, syndromic pathology. Published 2 monographs on public administration of the health care system in Ukraine.

Scientific work
The topic of the complex research topic of the Department of Orthopedic Dentistry and Orthodontics of Kyiv Medical University "Improving the effectiveness of orthopedic and orthodontic treatment of patients with defects of teeth, dentition, anomalies and deformities of the dental apparatus" (state registration0 № 0106U.

Employees of the department take part in conferences, congresses and forums of various levels.

During the existence of the department more than 350 scientific works were published, 23 copyright certificates and patents were received; 1 doctoral and 7 candidate dissertations were defended. Due to the practical significance of scientific research, the results of treatment of patients with dental anomalies and deformities, as well as with defects of teeth and dentitions of varying severity have been improved.

Therapeutic work
The department conducts medical work mainly in StomatCenter "University" and clinical offices of the department. Patients are provided with medical and counseling care. Particular attention is paid to patients with syndromic pathology. On the basis of StomatCenter "University" with the participation of prof. Doroshenko SI and the staff of the department created the Center "Syndromic Pathology", which provides orthodontic and orthopedic care to patients with this dental pathology, which is addressed from all cities and regions of Ukraine.

History of the department
The Department of Orthopedic Dentistry and Orthodontics at the Kyiv Medical University (former Medical Institute of the Ukrainian Association of Folk Medicine) was established in 1994. From 1994 to 2005 the department was headed by Professor OI Mirza, who was also the dean of the dental faculty of this university. Well-known teachers and clinicians, such as associate professors VI Pinchuk, GI Butter, AM Zvolinskaya, worked at the department at that time. From 2005 to 2007 VI Bida became the head of the department.

From 2007 to present, the department is headed by Professor SI Doroshenko, who worked at the National Medical University for 40 years (from 1965 to 2005), first at the Department of Orthopedic Dentistry (until 1982), and then at the Department of Orthodontics. and propaedeutics of orthopedic dentistry (graduate student, assistant, and later associate professor), acting head of the department. In 1969 she defended her dissertation on "The influence of sagittal anomalies of occlusion on the function of chewing and speech", and in 1991 her doctoral dissertation on "Preparation of the oral cavity and orthopedic treatment for dental deformities." From 1993 to 2005 she was also a freelance specialist of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine in orthodontics, ie she was the first Chief Orthodontist of Ukraine. SI Doroshenko, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School of Ukraine and Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, author and co-author of the textbook "Orthopedic Dentistry", four textbooks (Childhood Medicine, "Fundamentals of Teleradiography", "Syndromes in Orthodontics", "Lateral Teleradiography" ), four medical encyclopedias, more than 200 scientific papers and 95 patents for inventions and utility models. SI Doroshenko is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Modern Orthodontics", a member of the editorial board of the journal "World of Orthodontics", a member of the specialized scientific council of the dental faculty of NMU OO Bogomolets, a member of the board of the Association of Orthodontists of Ukraine, a doctor - orthodontist of the highest category. She was awarded gold and silver medals of the USSR Exhibition of Economic Achievements and the Exhibition of Economic Achievements of Ukraine, "Inventor of the USSR", "Labor Veteran", "Excellence in Health Care of the USSR", Honorary Badge "Yaroslav the Wise", medal "to the 1500th anniversary of Kyiv", awarded 4- diplomas of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, etc.