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Department of Prosthodontics & Crown and Bridge

The department of prosthodontics has been in the college from 1966, making it one of the oldest branches associated with the college. Our college has the highest outpatient record among Southeast Asian countries. College has been shifted to new premise (current one) in 2013.

Initially there was only 2 post graduate were admitted in the department till 1996, from 1997 the number of post graduate seat has been increased to 6. Every year we train 300 undergraduate clinically and 200 nonclinical.

Currently the department of prosthodontics has been headed by DR.C.SABARIGIRINATHAN, MDS.PHD... he is also a former student of this college. He has many international and national publications to his credit. He is one of the recognized Ph.D. guide of Tamil nadu Dr. MGR medical university. Our department also has 2 professors, 4 associate professor, and 8 assistant surgeons, 5 dental mechanics.

Now, the department has 18 postgraduate, 3 PHD students and 10 dental mechanic students. Our department is well known for its patient flow one of the highest among all the institution in India.

In span of 3 years every postgraduate has done more than 300 complete denture, 500 removable partial denture, 200 fpd.in terms of maxillofacial prosthesis a term exclusive to the department of prosthodontics, we are far head than rest of the colleges in India. We have tied up with ophthalmology and egmore ICH, so we get ample amount ocular, orbital and feeding plate and pan facial trauma reconstruction.

In removable prosthesis we are doing cast partial denture, precision and semi-precision attached denture, balanced dentures.

Implant, the future of dentistry so called, we have started implant full-fledged around 4 years with separate isolated room so far we have placed around 300 implants it includes, full arch complete rehabilitation, single arch rehabilitation, multiple implants, basal implants,mini implants. One of the scholar is doing implant supported ear prosthesis in our department. Dental mechanic also do plenty of complete denture, removable partial denture, inlay, jacket crown, fixed bridge casting. They also trained in endodontics and orthodontic department. Our department lab is well supported with all necessary dental equiments and machines needed for the prosthesis framework.

Currently the alumni's of our department are faculties in leading institution all around the world, heading various institute and department of prosthodontics, some were in defense service and others in government rural service in various parts of India.

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