Prosthodontics is the dental speciality responsible for diagnosis treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of patients with missing teeth and its associated structures using biocompatible substitutes. Department of Prosthodontics trains and educates the students to be competent in treating and managing patients who require comprehensive replacement of missing teeth and maxillofacial structures. The teaching programme includes extensive clinical and laboratory training of students in the areas of fixed and removable partial dentures, complete dentures, maxillofacial and implant Prosthesis. The Department caters to the needs of patients requiring replacement of teeth by fixed Prosthesis, Removable Prosthesis and Implant Prosthesis. Special care is taken to plan the treatment by interacting with other specialities on a regular basis. The department is well-equipped with all the modern facilities/ equipment and fully efficient in rendering advanced quality care to the patients.
The Department is located on the second floor of the Dental College building with separate undergraduate clinic and implant Clinic, undergraduate lab, technician lab, Air-conditioned Ceramic room, computer room, polymer lab, cast partial denture lab with induction casting machine with all latest lab equipment, Plaster lab, seminar room, Departmental Library with E-library, Museum, Pre-Clinical Dental Material Lab, Pre-Clinical Prosthodontic Lab, Crown & Bridge Lab, Sterilisation Room, Faculty rooms and department stores. The department is well equipped with fully functional dental chairs. All consumable materials are freely available for use by the students and doctors for treating patients. The academic curriculum is covered in the first, second, third and final year through didactic lectures, pre-clinical work and clinical posting.
Rehabilitation of completely edentulous and partially edentulous patients with removable and fixed prosthesis options. Replacement of missing teeth with implant supported prosthesis. Oro-facially compromised patients are managed with a maxillofacial prosthesis.Research activities are promoted by Prosthodontics department.The Department of Prosthodontics conducts regular One-Day-Denture Camps wherein complete denture prosthesis are fabricated in a single day. This treatment is provided free of cost.
Our Faculty members have national and international publications and have made various presentations in national conferences and CDE programs. The department also conducts regular Continuing Dental Education Programmes, playing host to a number of reputed national and international speakers, keeping its students and staff up-to-date with the latest developments in Prosthodontics and Dentistry
We treat the patients with this philosophy in mind-"preservation of what remains is more important than meticulous replacement of what is missing".