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Prosthodontics

Research focus
Dental Implant Design
Quality Of Life
Prosthodontics Curriculum
Geriatric Prosthodontics
Material Sciences
Forensic Dentistry
Bio Markers In Implantology
Microbiological Studies Relating To Prosthodontics 
Occlusal Analyzers
Epidemiological Studies
Masticatory Efficacy

Research Under Study
Assessment of the attitude of undergraduates dental students towards the geriatric population in prosthodontics
Guide: Dr. T. T. Saravanan
http://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/admin/images/newsletter/file/BRIDGES_may_20161465372709.pdf

To compare surface roughness and adherence of Candida albicans over denture base subject and to different polishing agent. -  Ms.Swetha II yrBDS
Guide: Dr. Fathimabanu:  Co Guide: Dr. V. Anand Kumar
http://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/admin/images/newsletter/file/BRIDGES_may_20161465372709.pdf

To Determine the bond strength of nano hybrid composite teeth to the heat cured acrylic resin in comparison to the conventionally available acrylic teeth
Guide: Dr. Karthigeyan
http://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/admin/images/newsletter/file/bridges-may20141401421881.pdf

To ascertain the efficacy of green tea catechins in disinfecting of impressions and to ascertain the viability of water infused with green tea as a substitute for mixing of alginate. – MsAshritha Final year B.D.S
Guide: Dr. Karthigeyan

To evaluate and compare the effects of persulfate containing denture cleansers and persulfate free denture cleansers on acrylic teeth stained with smoke.
Guide: Dr.N.Shanmuganathan & Dr.S.Madhankumar
http://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/admin/images/newsletter/file/BRIDGES_may_20171500022816.pdf

Designing and evaluation of removable dental prosthesis as a sustained drug delivery system-an in-vitro study
Guide: Dr. Fathima banu
http://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/admin/images/newsletter/file/BRIDGES_may_20171500022816.pdf

A novel technique to remove caries and restore tooth in an atraumatic way
Guide: Dr. Saravanan
http://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/admin/images/newsletter/file/BRIDGES_may_20171500022816.pdf

To evaluate the efficiency of the Punica granatum, (Pomegranate) and Psidium guajava (Guava) on heat cure acrylic resin against Candida albicans
Guide: Dr Prathibha & Dr Saravanan
http://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/admin/images/newsletter/file/BRIDGES_may_20171500022816.pdf

To compare the anticandidal effect of commercial denture cleansers and natural extracts.
Guide: Dr. Saravanan

Evaluation of cytotoxicity between injection moulding and compression moulding (Poly methyl Metha Acrylate) PMMA – in vivo study
Guide: Dr. Shanmuganathan Dr Saravanan

To evaluate the influence of catechin (EGCG) on the cytotoxic effects of heat activated poly methyl metha acrylate (PMMA)- an in vivo study
Guide: Dr. Uma Maheswari
https://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/admin/images/newsletter/file/Bridges_May_20181530874329.pdf

To evaluate the effect of sodium silicon fluoride on dimensional stability of alginate
Guide: Dr Karthigeyan
https://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/admin/images/newsletter/file/Bridges_May_20181530874329.pdf

Evaluating the charectistics of thermoplastic resin denture base materials and compare the properties of tissue supported and tooth supported prostheses
Guide: Dr. Fathima Banu & Dr I Athiban
https://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/admin/images/newsletter/file/Bridges_May_20181530874329.pdf

A novel technique to establish the link between oral microbes and atherosclerosis using saliva as a diagnostic tool.
Guide: Dr Saravanan
https://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/admin/images/newsletter/file/Bridges_May_20181530874329.pdf

Infrastructure/Equipments
Skill lab
Centrifuge machine
Physio-dispenser & Implants Kits
RINN XCP Device (Paralleling device)
Casting Machine
Ceramic Furnace

Awards
Dr.Lakshmanan, Best Research Publication, Gold medal – Faculty Of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra University 2014 awarded to Dr.Manita Grover, Dr.V.Anand Kumar and Dr.T.V.Padmanabhan.

Dr. S.Madhankumar, Associate Professor, Department of Prosthodontics has been awarded the MSC Gerontology degree from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom on November 2014 and also awarded Membership in Faculty of Dental Sciences Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom in  March 2019.

Best Dental Educator Award
- Awarded for Dr. S. Madhan Kumar in The World Dental and OralHealth Congress Conference held in London, United Kingdom.

Membership
All Faculty are members of Indian Prosthodontic Society

Fellowship
ICOI fellowship by DR V ANAND KUMAR
ICOI fellowship by DR T T SARAVANAN
ICOI fellowship by DR FATHIMA BANU
Fellowship in Esthetic dentistry by DR T T SARAVANAN

Workshops conducted
Basic in Maxillofacial prosthesis workshop conducted for interns in January 2019 .
“Basic Implantology” program for Professional and personal enhancement program for Interns, faculty of dental sciences on Feb 2018.
10th ISPRP preconference workshop -“impressions simplified for multiunit implant prosthesis and chair side relining of ball retained overdenture” on August 2017.
CDE on CBCT in dentistry, December 2017.
Critical appraisal program for journal articles by Dr. Pankaj Shah on 28/1/16.
Critical appraisal on primary and secondary research conducted with Indian prosthodontics society on 7/8/2016.