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Prosthodontics

About the Department / Program
The department of prosthodontics deals with replacement of lost natural teeth and associated structure. It also caters to the need of patients with facial anomalies. The department is closely associated with various departments in the medical faculty like the plastic and oral surgical units in rendering prosthesis for the resected oral and facial structures, which include nose, ear, eye and also part of face. The department is involved in implant supported oral prosthesis and implant supported facial prosthesis.

Speciality work:
Removable Partial Dentures: -Temperory and case removable partial dentures with/without attachments.
Complete dentures:-Conventional, immediate, tooth/implant supported over dentures
Fixed Partial Dentures:-Metal and All ceramic crown and bridges.
Oral Implantolgy:-Single tooth to multiple teeth replacement by osseointegrated implants.
Occlusal Rehabilitations:-Full mouth rehabilitations.
Smile Design:-Esthetic restorations and ceramic veneers
Maxillo Facial Prosthodonics:-Obturators; speach bulb, orbital, nasal,ocular, ear, finger & lip prosthesis; guiding flanges; radiation, pressure, ear, nasal & vaginal stents; feeding and flap supporting plates
Splints:-For Tempero mandibular disorders.

Awards for clinical work
Dr.Lakshmanan, Best Research Publication, Gold medal – Faculty Of Dental Sciences, SRIHER 2014 awarded to Dr.Manita Grover, Dr.V.Anand Kumar and Dr.T.V.Padmanabhan
Students from the Department of Prosthodontics visited the Kyushu University, Japan for observation and training.