PROSTHODONTICS AND CROWN & BRIDGE

Masters Specialisation Course
DEPARTMENT OF PROSTHODONTICS
AND CROWN & BRIDGE
OVERVIEW
Prosthodontics is the branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by dentures, bridges, implants or other artificial prosthesis.
The Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge at the Institute of dental studies and technologies, offers diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of oral function while ensuring comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth. We train the Undergraduate and Postgraduate students based on clinical and lab oriented research and help them promote scholarly activities which are acclaimed at national and international levels. The Masters Specialization Programme in the Department started in the year 2008 with the intake of 3 PG students, and, at present, the intake is 5 PG students per year. The department has separate laboratories for the undergraduate and postgraduate students which are well equipped with latest modern equipments and technologies, such as CAD CAM, Porcelain Furnace and Induction Casting Machines. The subjects taught by the department comprise of Dental Materials, Complete Dentures, Removable Partial Dentures, Fixed Partial Dentures, Metal Free Prosthesis, Implants and Maxillofacial Prosthesis with an interactive patient selection in the abovementioned field.
The department focuses not just on patient care, but also gives equal emphasis on innovative teaching methodologies and research. Through didactic and clinical teachings, students receive required knowledge and skills to fulfill the fundamental prosthodontics needs of a patient. It provides optimal comprehensive dental care (both preventive and corrective) for highly diverse population with rigorous quality assurance and patient satisfaction.
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Dr. NARENDRA KUMAR

BDS, MDS, FICD (USA)

PROFESSOR & HEAD

Professor Dr. NARENDRA KUMAR is a dynamic academician and research scholar, with great leadership quality, presently working as Professor and Head of Department of Prosthodontics and Implantologyat Institute of Dental Studies And Technologies, Modinagar. He graduated from the prestigious King George’s Medical College, Lucknow in 1995 and completed his post graduation in Prosthodontics also from KGMC, Lucknow in 2000. He has been honored as a Fellow of International College of Dentistry, USA. He also served as a principal of the institute from 2013 to 2016.
Before his tenure at IDST, he has worked as an Assistant Professor at KGMC Lucknow, where he was associated with undergraduate and post graduate teaching and has guided/co guided several research projects. Since joining IDST in 2005, he has guided more than 25 clinical and in- vitro researches in various fields of Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry.
He has made numerous presentations at national and international level conferences and has several national and international publications to his credit. He has more than 12 years of PG teaching experience, with a total experience of over 18 years. He has conducted various Hands on Courses like Management of Maxillary Defects, Splints: the valuable adjunct in TMJ disorders, Implant Overdentures, Post and Core, Nasoalveolar Moulding, management of mutiliated teeth etc., under the banner of Indian Prosthodontic Society. He is also on the panel of Editorial Board and Reviewer for many national and international journals. He is currently the President of Indian Prosthodontics Society (U.P. State) and an active life member of Indian Dental Association, Indian Prosthodontics Society and Academy of Oral Implantology. He has also completed Diploma in CAD/ CAM and Implantology from 3 shape Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark in 2019.
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MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT
I take immense pleasure in welcoming everyone to the Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, IDST, Modinagar. We at IDST, aim at achieving par excellence in each and every work we take up. Since advent of Post graduation in our department, laurels have never stopped coming back to us. The curriculum of this department is addressed to the students who wish to be distinguished as thorough professionals in the private and public sector. Particular emphasis is given on familiarizing students with new technologies through courses that include clinical and laboratory part.
Moreover, the department promotes the advancement of the research through the development of distinguished workshops and CDE programmes, thus contributing both in creating future prosthodontists and strengthening the research efforts of all members of the academic community. Our mission is the development of cognitive and administrative skills in the students so that they cultivate organizational, consulting, communicational and social forms of behavior. This will create prosthodontists who play a key role in the comprehensive oral health care and holistic patient treatment.
I share the pleasure of my colleagues at the institute in knowing that their clinical expertise, research and education is contributing immensely to improvement in education and patient care.
‘’Service before self and never giving up’’ are the two things we always keep in our minds and keep working hard towards a brighter future.
Thank you

OUR FACULTY

S.NO NAME DESIGNATION
1. Dr. NARENDRA KUMAR Professor & Head
2. Dr. KUNWARJEET SINGH Professor
3. Dr. VIKRAM KAPOOR Professor
4. Dr. RAJIV GUPTA Professor
5. Dr. ANSHU MALHOTRA Professor
6. Dr. PALLAVI SIRANA Reader
7. Dr. HUMAIRA TANVIR Senior Lecturer
8. Dr. SHASHANK KAKKAR Senior Lecturer
9. Dr. PRIYANKA PODDAR Senior Lecturer
10. Dr. SONALI LAKHANI Senior Lecturer
11. Dr. SHAMBHAVI SHUKLA Senior Lecturer
12. Dr. ANKITA AGARWAL Senior Lecturer
13. Dr. ABHI SHARMA Senior Lecturer
14. Dr. SIDHARTHA TOMAR Senior Lecturer

ACHIEVEMENTS