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DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATIVE & ENDODONTICS PROFILE

About the department: brief description

The Department of conservative & endodontics started functioning with UG programme (BDS) since 2001. Presently it is located in the A wing at first floor and spreads over 8296 sq.feet area. Post graduate programme (MDS) commenced in the department from year 2010 with 2 seats/year. At present we have 6 post graduate students performing their rigorous academic activities like presenting seminars, journal club, case discussions and performing routine procedures utilizing latest technologies. It is equipped with state of the art machineries, which includes 41 working dental chairs, special surgery &, advanced equipment and instruments, surgical operating microscope, seminar room with modern audio-visual aids, sterilization room as per DCI requirements. Students get exposure to large number of patients as the daily OPD of the department is more than 70 patients. We cater services to more than 2500 patients per month with advanced treatment options to achieve excellent results. More than 20 national and state research publications and 3 ongoing projects are enough to represent our research activity. The  department has contributed significantly in developing and promoting by organizing various educational  forums. We have conducted CDE program on rotary endodontics ,which has enlightened & benefitted many students. Our motto is to develop a friendly environment that fosters personal & professional pride, satisfaction & growth.

Vision

"Striving for excellence."

 Motivating the patients & creating awareness towards oral health.Creating revolution in clinical education, innovations in curriculum & research, patient care and service in the discipline of conservative & endodontics and making salutary contributions towards Oral Health.

Mission

The comprehensive mission of the Department conservative & endodontics is:

  • Firstly inculcating morals, values & ethics in our students.
  • Preparing undergraduate dental students in the art and science of conservative & endodontics and to meet and exceed the international standards.
  • Enlightening  postgraduates to become dental specialists in the field of conservative & endodontics for academic, research and clinical careers.
  • To advance knowledge in Conservative & endodontics  through continuing education, clinical practice & research for better service towards community.

Objectives

  1. To follow the learning curve.
  2. To provide academic & professional guidance for under graduate & post graduated students.

3.       To foster in students the desire to learn the ability to think clearly & express themselves effectively.

4.      To cater the needs of patients.

Values

Students success:

Helping every student to achieve success in our highest priority.

Excellence:

We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in all we do; we exemplify this value by providing relentless service towards patients & academics.

Stewardship:

We value & honour the trust placed in us by making wise and efficient use of resources.

Integrity:

We seek to uphold the highest standard of ethics.

Goals and Objectives of Post Graduate Curriculum

The overall goal of the Post Graduate Conservative & endodontics  Program is to train  endodontists  to be proficient in the diagnosis and treatment of endodontic diseases, and competent to provide state-of-the-art micro surgical procedures. The program is designed to enable the postgraduate endodontic student to become familiar in all aspects of the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills pertinent to the specialty of Conservative & endodontics, and to contribute to the available knowledge in the field of dentistry by conducting research.