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Prosthodontics And Dental Materials

Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences is well equipped with state of the art Prosthodontics Department under Prof. Dr. Meenu Merry.C.Paul (HOD).The Department has an adequate number of dedicated staff.

Pre Clinical Prosthodontics and Dental Materials

The Preclinical Prosthodontics lab has a seating capacity of 50, and the preclinical Dental Materials lab has 25. There are 50 and 28 burners respectively in each of the above departments to ensure comfortable working environment for students.

Major equipments

  • Dental Lathe
  • Hanging motors
  • Model trimmers
  • Plaster dispenser
  • Water heaters
  • Dewaxing unit
  • Acrylizing unit

The dedicated and sincere members of this department handle the lecture classes and guide the students in their practical works. The Dental Material lab and Lecture classes are handled by the staff of both Prosthodontics and Conservative Dentistry Department. All the practical works prescribed by the Mahatma Gandhi University are being followed according to the norms. Dental materials & Prosthodontics topics related to the preclinical exercises are also taught simultaneously.

The students are offered around the clock advises related to all topics to ensure that the department produces the most proactive dental students.

Prosthodontics Clinic

The Prosthodontics Clinic is equipped with 17 dental chairs with necessary attachment provisions for airotors and micromotors. Cases carried out in the department

  • Cast Partial Dentures
  • Semi flexible Partial Dentures
  • Acrylic Partial Dentures
  • Complete Dentures
  • Metal Ceramic Crowns & bridges
  • Full metal crowns & bridges
  • Maxillofacial prosthesis etc.

Equipment and instrument list of both Preclinical Prosthodontics and the Prosthodontics Clinic is attached herewith. Currently, our III BDS (2007 Batch) is undergoing Clinical training in Prosthodontics.

Dental Material Museum

We have a well-established Dental Material Museum, where almost all the materials used in dentistry are exhibited