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.
VINYAKA MISSIONS UNIVERSITY 2001
MEENAKSHI DENTAL COLLEGE 2006
Holding a fellowship in International Congress of Oral Implantology
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.
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.
Best Poster Presentation for Research at National Conference held at 44th IPS conference
2010 – Sree Balaji Dental College, Bharath university, Chennai
2017 – Vinayaka Missions Sankarachariyar Dental College, Vinayaka Missions University, Salem
Title of the Articles
A review on denture stomatitis
Journal of research and Advancement in Dentistry
Nanodentistry: A comprehensive review
Journal of research and Advancement in Dentistry
Cytological method of Barr Body Expression in Dental Pulp tissue at Varying Temperature
Journal of Orofacial Sciences
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
Determination of grading for maxillary and mandibular tori an in-vitro study
Biomedical and Pharmacology journal
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
Dr. Gokul working as a Reader in KIDS, has attended various conferences and CDE programmes, has publications added to his credits and has particular interests in Full mouth, esthetic rehabilitation and implants
Meenakshi dental college 2011
SRM university 2015
Won best paper award for “ABRIDGED TECHNIQUE FOR IMPLANT PLACEMENT”
Dr. J.Raghunathan working as a Reader in KIDS, has attended various conferences and CDE programmes, has publications added to his credits and has particular interests in Digital planning, Esthetic Restorations and Implants
Ragas Dental College 2004
Adhiparasakthi dental college 2017
Dr.Visalakshi.RM working as a Reader 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
Dr.Arun Prasad N.C
Dr.Arun Prasad working as a Reader in KIDS 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
Dr. Sameera working as a Reader 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
Vinayaka mission university, 2009
Dr.MGR Educational And Research Institute 2018
AWARD AND MERITS
Holding a fellowship from International Congress of Oral Implantology in 2017.
Dr.P.KABILAN MDS., Working as Senior Lecturer in KIDS since May 2023, He has completed his BDS and MDS from Adhiparasakthi Dental College in the year 2014 and 2020 respectively. He has attended various conferences and CDE programs and has published in various international and national publications.
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.
GERIATRIC DAY 28.10.2023 & 29.10.2023 – View Details
TRAINING IN IMPLANT PROSTHODONTICS 4.0
August 16th,2023, KARPAGA VINAYAGA INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCE
The implant program titled “Training in implant prosthodontics 4.0 “was organised by the Department of Prosthodontics, on 16th august,2023. The program comprised of a pretest followed by the lecture series and live demonstration. The first lecture was delivered by by Dr..Kamalakannan, head of the department, department of prosthodontics and crown & bridge on “basic of implant” that enlightened the participants about the case selection, Investigations and treatment planning of implants. The second lecture was on surgical, prosthetic and maintenance phase by Dr. Nagappan, professor, department of prosthodontics and crown & bridge. Few clinical cases were discussed by Dr.Arun prasad, Reader, department of prosthodontics and crown & bridge. Later, live demonstration was conducted by Dr.Bala guhan Head Of the Department,, department of oral maxillofacial surgery along with Dr.Kamalakannan Head of the Department, department of prosthodontics. Seven implants placed on the completely edentulous mandibular arch. The participants were fascinated and enthusiastic about the live demonstration. There were totally 13 participants and benefited from the event.
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.
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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