DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATIVE DENTISTRY & ENDODONTICS

Pain of odontogenic origin has plagued mankind since the dawn of civilization. The primary goal of this department involves prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sequelae of dental caries and it includes techniques and procedures to restore the teeth to full function and appearance in an esthetically pleasing manner with minimum loss of healthy tooth structure. This branch of dentistry is broadly classified into two categories- Conservative dentistry and Endodontics.




vision

Vision

  • To give an output of excellent future clinicians & academicians with equally motivated treatment impartation for patients.
  • To be on the progressing front with respect to research in the subject, student training and quality of treatment rendered to the patients.

Mission

  • To impart the highest quality of education to students and shape them to be good professionals with credibility, integrity and ethical conscience
  • To bring out high standards in teaching and learning with more focus on problem based learning & evidence based dentistry.
  • To provide quality treatment using state-of-the-art instruments and equipments with equal care & compassion towards the patients

Focus

  • To provide UG students thorough knowledge in areas such as restorative dentistry and endodontic treatment which includes endodontic periapical surgery, regenerative endodontics and management of traumatic injuries.
  • The department also teaches students, the procedures involved in smile designing, esthetic dentistry which includes bleaching of teeth, laminates and veneers.
  • The department is fully equipped with facilities such as vista scan, thermoplasticized gutta percha system, rotary endodontic system, power bleaching, LED light curing unit, endosonics and a complete ceramics lab.
  • These, enables students to watch, understand and gain hands on experience on the complete range of treatments and procedures with surplus number of patients.
  • A new department namely, aesthetic dentistry has been created to serve the present day cosmetic needs of the patients.

Strength

  • An important aspect is that the department has enthusiastic, highly qualified and dedicated staff. The expertise and clinical experience of staff is par excellence.
  • Faculty of the department has authored a text book on Aesthetic dentistry.
  • Several national and international papers have been published by the staff.
  • Surplus number of patients.

FUTURE PLANS

  • Conducting workshops on endodontic microsurgical procedures.
  • To make the department a PG center with international standard.