Conservative Dentistry

Department Of Conservative and Endodontics

DURATION OF COURSE : 3 Years

No. Of Seats (Recognised by DCI) : 06

The speciality of Conservative Dentistry deals with prevention, interception, diagnosis and treatment of disease and injuries of the teeth. Fractured or diseased teeth are restored with restorative materials that are biologically acceptable, aesthetically pleasing and restore the form and function of the stomatognathic system as close as possible.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Saraswati Dental College , Lucknow inducted in Limca Book of World Records in 2017 for successfully completing 108 single sitting root canal treatment in a day .

  • The department experiences patient inflow of about 120 to 130 per day providing them with advanced treatment procedures.

  • Apart from this following treatments are also performed in the department are as follows

  • Micro Dentistry

  • Laser dentistry

  • Re-implantation / Transplantation

  • Regenerative Endodontics / Revascularisation

  • Smile Designing – Veneers and Bleaching

 

VISION

  • To be the leading light in our speciality.

  • Impart state of the art treatment in Esthetic Dentistry and Endodontics.

  • Set benchmark in Endodontic research.

  • Generate graduates and post graduate students with sound fundamental knowledge and expertise.

MISSION

Impart the latest concepts in dentistry along with clearing up the fundamental knowledge.

Improve manual dexterity of students.

Carry out research projects on varied aspects of the specialty with enhancement of research facilities.

Ensure the satisfaction of all incoming patients.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Endodontics deals with the prevention and treatment of pulp and periradicular diseases and this speciality particularly strives to save an infected tooth and maintains its integrity in the oral cavity. The main focus of this department is to preserve the natural dentition and restore it to the best state of the health, function and esthetic and thereby enhancing the general health and welfare of the patient. The Department deals with smile designing which instills positive psychological effects thereby improving patients self image and enhances self esteem and confidence.

FACILITIES

The Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics has about 40 ultramodern, state of art, electronic dental chairs which cater to more than 100 patients per day coming from different walks of life. Under the able guidance of the experienced teaching staff, the treatment is rendered by the skilful students and the interns. Hi-tech gadgets like electronic pulp tester, electronic apex locator, digital radiography, laser and high-speed rotary instruments, amalgamators etc. are used routinely for the diagnosis and treatment. The treatment is carried out under total aseptic conditions by using modern “flash” sterilizers and ultra-sonic cleaners. Keeping the motto ”Service to Humanity”  and providing the best possible treatment to the patients.

UG PROGRAMME

Training - The Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics gives training to Second year BDS students in the pre-clinical laboratory which is equipped with 50 “simulated models”. Students are exposed to various aspects of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics theoretically, practically and the skills of the students are honed on these simulated patients before they take on the real patients in the Third year.

Clinical - The clinical programs spread over 3 years i.e. during Third and Final year of BDS curriculum and Internship program wherein intensive clinical teaching is given consisting of a variety of fillings and root canal treatment and other procedures. There is daily clinical teaching and demonstrations of various procedures to BDS Third year, Final year and Interns to enhanced their knowledge and clinical skills.  Students are also given a consultant demonstration of newer gadgets and techniques. Also, they get to see and use the assortments of restorative materials. Apart from the clinical training, the student’s thirst for acquiring knowledge is fulfilled by the department library, internet, museum, charts etc. All the lectures are delivered with excellent audio-video support. Seminars and tutorials are conducted for final year BDS students to improve their vocational qualities.

PG PROGRAMME

The Department admits 6 PG students each year. The “Masters” Programme extends to 3 years. During the 1st year, the student has to work on phantom heads to recoup their skills. Stressing on the quality work, all the exercises beginning with simple amalgam fillings to complicated post-core preparations are taught on the phantom heads. More stress is given on allied basic medical and dental sciences. The PG students are also expected to write a Library Thesis which enables them to prepare themselves for Final Thesis. Equipped with their laptops the students are encouraged to present their seminars on the LCD Projector. During this period the students are also trained to deliver lectures to the undergraduates.

During the 2nd and 3rd year the clinical training intensifies, the students have to deal with a variety of simple to complicated cases. They have to try every technique in the book and record their achievements in a log=book. They have to complete their Final thesis work by the end of 2nd year and start preparing for the Final Examination. The examination consists of 4 written papers and 2 –day clinical examination culminating in “Grand Viva-Voce”.

Name: Dr Praveen Singh Samant

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Professor, HOD

Experience: 18 Years 6 Months

Publication: International= 7, National= 12

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Name: Dr Ayush Razdan Singh

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Professor

Experience: 12.7 Years

Area Of Intrest: Regenerative Endodontics

Publication: International = 5, National = 7

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Name: Dr. Pushpendra Kumar Verma

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Reader

Experience: 9.7 Years

Area Of Intrest: Endodontic Retreatment, Restoration of badly broken teeth, Smile Designing.

Publication: International = 14

National = 25

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Name: Dr. Raju Chauhan

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Professor

Experience: 11.4 Years

Area Of Interest: Smile Designing, RCT of a typical root canal anatomy, Detection of missed canals, Cosmetics and aesthetic Dentistry

Publication: International = 10, National = 11

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Name: Dr Vipul Srivastava

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Professor

Experience: 16 Years

Area Of interest: Magnification, Laser Dentistry, Retreatment

Publication: International = NA, National = NA

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Name: Dr Nitin Jhunjhunwala

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Senior Lecture

Experience: 2.1 Months

Publication: International = NA, National = 2

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Name: Dr. Ajay Paliwal

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Reader

Area Of Interest: Endodontics, Cosmetics & Aesthatic Dentistry

Publications: National 11 & International: NA
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Name: Dr. Gaurav Jain

Qualification: BDS, MDS

Designation: Reader

Area Of Interest: Endodontics, Cosmetics & Aesthatic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Regenerative Endodontics

Publications: National 5 & International: 2
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