|DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATIVE DENTISTRY AND ENDODONTICS
The Department of Conservative dentistry & Endodontics aims at the diagnosis & treatment of dental caries and its sequel, teeth malformations, fractures and discolorations, thereby preserving the natural dentition or to restore it to the best state of health, function and esthetics. We are privileged to provide continuous guidance for the Undergraduate students (100 students per batch) during the entire period of their 5 years course. The Post-graduate MDS course was commenced in 1972, 3 years course with the intake of 6 PG students per year.
Well organized and optimal dental treatment procedures ensure a regular flow of patients for clinical training and research requirements during the clinical phase for both the Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.
PATIENT CARE: The following are the various treatment procedures done in this department for the general public from a simple filling to high end esthetic procedure.
- Fillings - silver amalgam, cast gold,base metal, composite, esthetic fillings.
- Endodontic procedures - Root canal treatment, Pulpotomy, Apexification, Microscopic endodontics.
- Crowns - Metal ,Ceramic
- Esthetic Enhancement Procedure - Bleaching, Veneering.
- Periapical surgical procedures.
The above treatment procedures are done by the UG/PG students according to their level & scope under the careful guidance and expertise of the competent faculties. All the treatment procedures are performed totally free of cost or minimally charged as instructed by the Government.
The department is endowed with a dedicated faculty actively involved in patient care, scholarly activity and research. Postgraduate research projects are guided by the faculty every year & we have more than 60 articles published in various National and International journals. Special emphasis is also laid on attending, participating and conducting Continuing Dental Education programs&Conferences to enhance and enrich professional knowledge. A special mention is the celebration of CONS - ENDO DAY on 5th MARCH every year to educate and enhance awareness of oral health among the general public.