Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Dental Sciences

Prosthodontics

DEPARTMENT

Prosthodontics

PROFESSOR & HOD

Dr. R. Kamalakannan

Working as a professor and HOD in Karpaga vinayaga dental college since 2007 .He has a good clinical experience of more than 15 years in implants and has conducted various workshops and CDE Programs.He is a renowned prosthodontist and Implantologist.He has a particular field of interest in full mouth rehabilitation using basal implants.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

BDS

VINYAKA MISSIONS UNIVERSITY 2001

MDS

MEENAKSHI DENTAL COLLEGE 2006

Awards:

 Holding a fellowship in International Congress of Oral Implanvology


PROFESSOR

Dr. S.Baskaran

Dr Baskaran working as a Professor with more than 15 years of experience and he has extensive teaching experience of undergraduate and postgraduate students, had been an examiner and question paper setter for UG and PG for various universities, had done various publications in national and international journals, had conducted various CDE programs in department, talked in various platforms and  participated in various CDE programs to keep up with the latest in current field

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

BDS

MADRAS DENTAL COLLEGE,1990

MDS

MADRAS DENTAL COLLEGE,1997


 

READER

Dr. C.Nagappan

Dr C .Nagappan has been working in this college since 2013, He has attended various courses and CDE programs in relation to Implants and Bone Grafting, He is a well renowned Implantologist and prosthodontist.He has got various publications added to his credits.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

BDS

SRM University,2009

MDS

SRM University,2014

 Awards:

  1. Best paper award for “Bone Augmentation for Implants” at 27th Tamil Nadu state dental conference, on September 2009 at Kanyakumari
  1. National level first best poster and cash award of rs.25000/- sponsered by pepsodent Poster On “Sinus Crestal Approach”at 63rd Indian Dental Conference on February 2010 at Chennai.
  1. First best poster “Effect of nitric oxide and mmp-8 in theprevention of implant failure”at 40th IPS-AAP conference Chennai.
  1. Attended overseas training program on implants at Osaka University Japan sponsored by Indian prosthodontics society at 2014October

READER

Dr.Arun. J, MDS

Dr.Arun.J, current working as Reader in the Department of Prosthodontics has been with the college since 2017, he has attended various conferences and workshop programmes. Have 6 publications to his name as of now. His expertise is in Maxillofacial Prosthesis, Oral Implantology and Special complete denture.

Awards received:

Best Poster Presentation for Research at National Conference held at 44th IPS conference

BDS

2010 – Sree Balaji Dental College, Bharath university, Chennai

MDS

2017 – Vinayaka Missions Sankarachariyar Dental College, Vinayaka Missions University, Salem

 

S.No.

Title of the Articles

Journal Details

 

1

A review on denture stomatitis

Journal of research and Advancement in Dentistry

2

Nanodentistry: A comprehensive review

Journal of research and Advancement in Dentistry

3

Cytological method of Barr Body Expression in Dental Pulp tissue at Varying Temperature

Journal of Orofacial Sciences

4

Assessment of oral health- Related quality of life for complex mandibular defect rehabilitated with computer guided implant restoration

Journal of international society of preventive & community dentistry

5

Determination of grading for maxillary and mandibular tori an in-vitro study

Biomedical and Pharmacology journal

6

Comparative evaluation of shear bond strength between porcelain and commercially available cobalt chromium alloys – An  In – vitro study

International Journal of Life science and Pharma Research

READER

Dr. C.Gokul

Dr. Gokul working as a Reader in KIDS, has 4 years of working experience, has attended various conferences and CDE programmes, has publications  added to his credits and has particular interests in Full mouth, esthetic rehabilitation and implants

BDS

Meenakshi dental college 2011

MDS

SRM university 2015

Awards:

Won best paper award for ABRIDGED TECHNIQUE FOR IMPLANT PLACEMENT


Senior Lecturer

Dr. V. Ramkumar

 Dr. Ram Kumar working as a Senior Lecturer in KIDS, has 2 years of working experience, has

attended various conferences and CDE programmes, has publications  added to his credits and

has particular interests in Full mouth rehabilitation using implants, Laboratory Procedures and

Basal implants.

BDS

SRM UNIVERSITY,2011

MDS

SRM UNIVERSITY,2015

Merits:

    “Practical course in BPS Complete Denture” held on november 2017 at CADET, Chennai


Senior Lecturer
Dr. J.Raghunathan

Dr. Raghunathan working as a Senior Lecturer in KIDS, has 2 years of working experience, has attended various conferences and CDE programmes, has publications  added to his credits and has particular interests in Digital planning, Esthetic Restorations and Implants

BDS

Ragas Dental College 2004

MDS

 Adhiparasakthi dental college 2017

AWARDS: 

  1. Won best paper award in ICD Conference and Convention (2016)
  2. Awarded as a Guest Speaker in the 5th CDE Programme on Comprehensive Prosthodontic review (2018)

 

Senior Lecturer

Dr.Arun Prasad N.C

Dr.Arun Prasad working as a senior lecturer since 2019 has attended various conferences, CDE

programs and he has 2 international publications. He has particular interests in FMR, Cast

Partials, Esthetic rehabilitation, Laboratory Procedures, Overdentures and Implants

BDS

SRM UNIVERSITY,2014

MDS

SRM UNIVERSITY,2018

AWARDS RECEIVED:

  1. University topper in 1st yr PG Examinations (2016)
  2. Won“Excellence in FPD Tooth Preparation” held on 13/12/13 (Adhi Parashakthi Dental College And Hospital, Melmaruvathur)
  3. Won first place in QUESS 2013 on Complete Dentures held at (Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Dental Sciences)
  4. Won first place in quiz on“ODONTOGENIC TUMORS-2013” held at (Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Dental Sciences)

Senior Lecturer

Dr .Sameera.Y

Dr. Sameera working as a Senior Lecturer in karpaga vinayaga dental college,

has attended various conferences and CDE programmes, has publications added to

her credits and has particular interests in Esthetic rehabilitation, Laboratory Procedures

and Implants

BDS

Vinayaka mission university, 2009

MDS

Dr.MGR Educational And Research Institute  2018

AWARD AND MERITS

Holding a fellowship from International Congress of Oral Implantology in 2017.


Senior Lecturer

Dr.Vinoth Kumar

Dr. Vinoth Kumar working as a Senior Lecturer in karpaga vinayaga dental college has

attended various conferences, workshops and CDE programmes.Has

publications added to his credits and has particular interests in FMR, Overdentures and Implants

BDS

Adhiparassakthi dental college and hospital 2013    

MDS

Adhiparassakthi dental college and hospital 2018   

AWARDS

 2nd price in poster presentation state level IDA conference


 

In dentistry the Department of prosthodontics is responsible for training students in Fixed Prosthodontics, Removable Prosthodontics, Occlusion and TMJ Dysfunction, Dental Implants,  Maxillofacial Prosthodontics. Our students are made to understand the basic ideas  for the application of an evidence-based approach to help with patient’s clinical problems. The field of Prosthodontics helps in restoring morphology, function and esthetics.The department teaches graduate trainer in all years of BDS and MDS leading to a specialty degree in Prosthodontics.

Curriculum is designed such that students go through simulation and bench courses to learn the fundamental skills evolving to more complex Prosthodontics cases. Courses are evaluated and updated annually for contents and are augmented with technology to teach the latest techniques in Prosthodontics within comprehensive treatment planning, Implant Dentistry, Occlusion and Aesthetics. We further aim to pursue research of high international quality, and to constantly improve on our teaching techniques/methods.we have signed a MOU with implant foundation(IF), Germany on immediate loading strategic portico-basal implants.

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Prosthodontics at Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Dental Sciences is to educate students to attain thorough skill and competency in the specialty of Prosthodontics. Through clinical teaching, students receive required knowledge and skills to fulfill the fundamental prosthetic needs of patients. Department focuses on imparting sound knowledge, teach the latest techniques and evaluate clinical competency to provide quality treatment to patients. In addition to the Prosthodontics needs of the patient, students are made to understand comprehensive care of their patients to achieve optimal oral health, esthetics and function.

 Our Vision

To teach the P. G. student the basic principles, concepts and practices of Prosthodontics required for diagnosis and treatment of patients.

To train specialists in prosthodontics, who are skilled clinicians with a strong research background.

Continued advancement of knowledge in prosthodontics through basic and clinical research.

To provide high quality patient service by our predoctoral and postdoctoral students, and by our faculty and staff.

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