Department of Prosthodontics including Crown & Bridge
Prosthodontics is the art and science of Dentistry pertaining to the restoration and maintenance of the natural teeth, replacement of missing teeth and associated oral and maxillofacial structures.
The speciality includes a complete range of treatment from the restoration of a single tooth to the fabrication of a complete denture, to more delicate work such as crowns and bridges. The Prosthodontist also has a social responsibility to rehabilitate people who have undergone extensive deformity of the face due to trauma or cancer surgery.
The Laboratory is equipped with the latest state of the art facilities like Ivoclar Ceramic Furnace and a whole range of casting and laboratory, equipped to help in teaching and training the students to attain perfection and also meet the treatment requirements of patients visiting this hospital.
ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS:
Dr. Satheesh Kumar, Reader, Dr. Jins John, Reader, Dept. of Prosthodontics were awarded the title of “Fellow” & “Diplomate” of International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Satheesh Kumar K.S (Reader, Dept of Prosthodontics) was elected as EC member of Bangalore Prosthodontic society served as the section editor (2008-2015) for the prestigious Journal of Indian Prosthodontic society.
Dr.Satheesh Kumar has also obtained mastership in clinical Implantology from Stony Brook university.
Dr. Preeti Satheesh Kumar (Reader, Dept of Prosthodontics)is the current section editor for the prestigious Journal of Indian Prosthodontic society.
Dr. Preeti Satheesh Kumar (Reader, Dept of Prosthodontics) research topic has been selected & has received Research Grant from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences .
Dr. Srilakshmi Jagadeesh, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Prosthodontics was confered ‘’Fellow’’ of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists held on April 4th 2014.
Dr. Jayanthi.N (Senior Lecturer, Dept of Prosthodontics) completed her research training at the Dept of Advanced Prosthodontics and Implantology, Hiroshima University Japan and obtained the Best Research Paper award at the 8th biennial meeting of Asian Academy of Prosthodontics (2012-2014).
Dr. Jayanthi.N (Senior Lecturer, Dept of Prosthodontics) research topic has been selected & has received Research Grant from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Denture Camp by the Dept. of Prosthodontics Oral health status is an important factor for nutrition. Tooth loss impairs oral function, esthetics and phonation. Hence replacing missing teeth is very important to maintain the General HEALTH of the patient. The Dept. of Prosthodontics held Denture Camp at Krishnagiri in association with Indian Dental Association on September 2nd and 3rd providing Prosthesis to 50 patients.
Department is enrolled under “ Dantabhagya Scheme “ under Ministry of Health & Family welfare, under Govt of Karnataka wherein Geriatric patients aged above 65 years who are below poverty line (BPL) are rehabilitated free of cost.