Prosthodontics is that branch of Dentistry pertaining to the restoration & maintenance of oral function, comfort, appearance & health of the patient by the restoration of natural Teeth and or replacement of missing teeth & craniofacial tissue with artificial substitutes. This subject is taught from 1st to 4th BDS.
Department of Prosthodontics has separate UG and PG Clinic’s measuring 2225 sft . UG Clinic is with 22 dental chairs and PG Clinic is with 19 dental chairs.
In the first yearof Undergraduatecurriculum, Dental Materials, acore subject in dentistry is taught to get an insight of material studies used in various branch of clinical dental practice. In the 1st and 2nd BDS, the laboratory skill to acquire expertise in handling material science and theclinical acumen isachieved by training students on Phantom heads in the Pre- clinical Prosthodontic laboratory.
In the 3rd& 4th year of curriculum, students are trained to achieve clinical expertise under faculty supervision in treating partially / completely edentulous conditions with removable or fixed treatment strategies. Also the students are introduced to recent treatment modalities such as Implantology , Full mouth rehabilitation, smile designing and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics. The department is equipped with separate Undergraduate Clinic, State of the art well equipped Laboratory and air conditioned ceramic lab. These equipments are necessary to carry out the best of restorative work.
An advanced education and training program in Prosthodontics is catered to highly qualified graduate dentists who are interested in specialised practice or teaching and research. Admissions are based on NEET qualifying exams.
The postgraduate program includes extensive clinical and laboratory phases of Prosthodontics training in the areas of fixed and removable partial dentures, complete dentures, maxillofacial prosthetics and implant Prosthodontics.The principle of scientific research design and evaluation are emphasized in the form of compulsory University dissertation and library dissertation which is to be submitted at the end of the curriculum.
The department is equipped with separate postgraduate clinic and state of the art laboratory with air conditioned ceramic lab. Laboratory equipment includes induction casting machine ,ceramic furnaces , metal free ceramic furnace, surveyor with milling machine for precision work, fully and semi adjustable articulators. Department is equipped with digital scanner, RVG, for fabricating prosthesis in CAD CAM technologies.
The curriculum also involves training of the students in the placement of implants and application of recent advancements seen in the field of dentistry such as computer guided surgeries and digital smile designing.
To train students by means of a multifaceted program, which will produce Specialists of high caliber by integrating sound clinical principles with ethical Standards.
- To train Undergraduate and Postgraduate students in providing comprehensive oral and maxillofacial rehabilitation with compassion and care.
- To provide timely and efficient care.
- Prepare students to develop ability in critical thinking and problem solving.
- To provide patient centered services.
Head of the Department of Prosthodontics – Message
Dr. Ponnanna A.A (Principal,Prof. & HOD) MDS (Prosthodontics)Greeting to all
The masters in Prosthodontics program is designed for qualified dentist pursue advanced didactic education and clinical experience in the field of restorative, implant and digital technology for comprehensive dental treatment. The three years programme includes curriculum where the student is trained to be academician, researcher and clinician.
The graduates of this programme will be well positioned to become leader in the continued development and integration of the restoration and replacement techniques. In addition, the students at the end of this programme will be able to conduct themselves in an ethical and professional manner consistent with the expectation of the profession.
|Dr. Ponnanna A.A||
|Professor & HOD|
|Dr. Nitesh Rai||
|Dr. Ranganatha Rao||
Name of the Faculty/Student
|Dr. Ranganath Rao J K / Dr. Aashi Chawla||An invitro study to assess the animicrobial properties of silver zeolite in heat cure denture base resins||2017|
|Dr. Ranganath Rao J K / Dr. Aashi Chawla||An invitro study to assess the impact on the mechanical and chemical properties of heat cure denture base resins when incorporated with silver zeolite||2017|
|Dr. Ranganath Rao J K / Dr. Aashi Chawla||An in vivo study to assess the animicrobial properties of heat cure denture base resin when incorporated with and without silver zeolite||2017|
|Dr. Nitesh Rai / Dr. Manoosha Reddy||Effectiveness of herbal extract in denture - An ayurvedic alternative||2017|
|Dr. Zeba Nagi||Comparison of the shear bond strength and flexural bond strength between three different commercially available indirect composite veneering material and zirconia- An in vitro study||2016|
|Dr. Pushkarraj Rampule||Comparison of shear bond strength and flexural bond strength between three different commercially available indirect composites veneering material and cobalt chromium alloy - An in vitro study||2016|
|Dr. Dhanya Rajan||Comparative study of penetration at the implant abutment interface for three different modes of connector - An in vitro study||2017|
|Dr. Shruthi Singh||Mechanical behavior of ceramic layered zirconia restorations - A three dimensional finite element analysis using microcomputed tomography||2017|
|Dr. PanjwaniVini||Comparative three dimensional accuracy evaluation of virtually planned and CAD CAM – Guided Implant placement - An in vitro study||2017|
|Dr. Subhratha Maiti||Comparative evaluation of the retention characteristics and micro stress analysis of different attachment systems in relation to implant supported obturator - An in vitro study||2017|
|Dr. Sruthi Ravindra||Comparative evaluation of dimensional accuracy of dual arch impressions using monophase poly ether and monophasepolyvinylethersiloxane - An in vitro study.||2017|
|Dr. Manoosha||Comparative evaluation of three dimensional accuracy of CAD CAM – Guided Implant placement with and without orientation pins - An in vitro study||2018|
|Dr. Ashi Chawla||A comparative study of crestal bone loss and total anaerobic count around locator and ball attachment systems in implant retained overdentures - An in vitro study||2018|
|Dr. Harish Kumar M||A comparative study and evaluation of various pickup materials and tissue response around locator and ball attachment system in implant retained overdentures - An in vivo study||2018|
|Dr. Silpa Madhuri Chikkala||Comparative evaluation of the retention characteristics of different attachment systems in relation to pterygoid implant supported obturator in hemimaxillectomy areas - An in vitro study||2018|
|Dr. I N Swetha Srikari||Comparison of flexural strength between casted , selective laser melted and direct metal laser sintered chrome cobalt metal alloy - An in vitro study||2018|
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|Awards / Prize in conference:|
|1||Dr. Harish & Dr. Aashi- Video Presentation titled” Game of Crowns”||1st Prize|
|2||Dr. Swetha, Dr. Dipayan & Dr. Harshitha Patil- poster for the session titled “E-Manufacturing-Digital Solution for Dental Lab Industry”||1st Prize|
|3||Dr Aashi– title: Silver Zeolite-A Microbial Sieve||Best paper for the session award|
|4||Dr. Shilpa Madhuri, Dr. Kishore Reddy & Dr. Pankaj titled “comparative evolution of different attach systems in relation to pterygoid supported obturator in hemi maxillectomy patients”.||1st Prize-poster for the session|
|5||Dr. Harish & Dr. Aashi- 44th IPS conference Mumbai.||Overall best video presentation of the conference|
|6||Dr. Swetha for poster in 44th IPS conference, Mumbai.||F D Mirza award|
|7||Dr. Aashi won the overall best paper presentation of the conference held in 44th IPS conference, Mumbai.||Overall best paper|
|8||Dr. Swetha Srikari : 19th IPS pgconvention, Rishikesh ; Quiz||1st Prize|
|9||Dr. Shilpa Madhuri : 44th IPS conference, Mumbai:poster; comparative evolution of different attach systems in relation to pterygoid supported obturator in hemi maxillectomy patients||1st Prize|
|10||Dr. Harshita: 44th IPS conference, Mumbai; Poster; E-Manufacturing-Digital Solution For Dental Lab Industry||1st Prize|
|11||Dr. Dipayan:44th IPS conference, Mumbai: Poster: E-Manufacturing-Digital Solution For Dental Lab Industry||1st Prize|
|12||Dr. Pankaj Gandhi: 44th IPS conference, Mumbai: poster: comparative evolution of different attach systems in relation to pterygoid supported obturator in hemi maxillectomy patients||1st Prize|
|13||Dr. Kishore Reddy: 44th IPS conference, Mumbai: poster: comparative evolution of different attach systems in relation to pterygoid supported obturator in hemi maxillectomy patients||1st Prize|
|2016||3M Healthcare- The what , when, How of making long lasting impression.|
|Full mouth rehabilitation in deterioted dentition – KhambeeziGhalili|
Bosch articulating paper