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Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics


DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION


The department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics is concerned with treatment of disease and defects of dental hard tissues mainly restoring the form, function and aesthetics. Endodontics deals with root canal treatment, endodontic surgery and regenerative procedures. By considering the present era and upcoming future, world emphasizes more on preservation with precision. Procedures such as cosmetic, esthetic correction of teeth and various restorative procedure such as amalgam, GIC, Composite are carried out in our department. This department caters to a huge patient load and renders treatment to various dental disease like dental caries, pulpal and periradicular diseases, developmental malformation of teeth, discoloured teeth, traumatized teeth and management of pain.


The department infrastructure includes,
• Undergraduate clinic
• Post graduate clinic
• Preclinical lab with phantom heads for both under and postgraduate students
• Ceramic lab
• Microsurgery room with dental operating microscope
• Wet and dry sterilization areas
• Well equipped seminar hall with LCD projector and visualizer.


VISION & MISSION


VISION STATEMENT

The vision of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics department (APDCH) are as follows,
• To create highly skilled dental professionals and to serve rural population in this region which is provided with well equipped and advanced treatment care for enriching their lives.
• To provide top quality education matching international standards for the students who are made to work with advanced equipments coupled with innovative teaching methods.
• To encourage students to come with innovative ideas and carry out their own research under the guidance of faculty.


MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission is to make a center of excellence for high level teaching – learning process and to evolve the knowledge of students through research. To make an effective contribution to the society, especially rural area.
• To make students communicate better with patients through orientation in student centric learning environment
• To develop competent, well efficient dental professionals with appropriate knowledge and skills by following NABH standards in patient care.
• To conduct faculty development program which helps the faculty in updating their knowledge in recent advances.
• To upgrade the equipments to an advanced level which will aid in increased efficiency in patient care.
• To provide access to socially under developed areas of this locality population through dental education and treatment. To inculcate a sense of national pride and impart ethical principles and moral values and communication in students.
• To share a knowledge with other reputed institution in the area of knowledge, technology and research.


FACULTY DETAILS


FACULTY DETAILS
1 Dr. N Bharath Professor
2 Dr. N Senthil Nathan Reader
3 Dr. S.N Padmaraj Reader
4 Dr. S Sriram Reader
5 Dr. S Karthikeyan Reader
6 Dr. V Sudhakar Lecturer
7 Dr. K Ohm Nijandhan Lecturer
8 Dr. S Vinoth Kumar Lecturer
9 Dr. T Sowmiya Lecturer
10 Dr. R Sujith Lecturer
11 Dr. S Sathish Lecturer

LAB & EQUIPMENTS


Key features:

• Highly qualified faculty who are skilled in academics, clinicals and research.
• Well-equipped laboratory for undergraduates and postgraduates.
• Preclinical conservative lab offers simulation training in mannequins and imparts the required skill to do clinical work.
• Fully equipped Ceramic lab
• State of the art infrastructure with high magnification dental operating microscope, advanced equipment for rotary endodontics and aesthetic procedures.
• Digital Radiography with high accuracy.
• Minor surgery clinic for surgical endodontics.
• Department organizes continuing dental education programs to upgrade the knowledgeof facultyand students.
• Periodical hands-on programsfor students keep the students updated with recent advances.
• Departmentlibrary with latest books and Wi-Fi internet facility.

Apexlocator and Endomotor Bleaching  digital radiography endo

 Endodontic Microscope  PG Preclinical Lab  PG preclinical lab2 endo

seminar hall  UG Preclinical Lab 

SERVICES OFFERED


The treatments offeredin the departmentspans a wide range such as

1. DIRECT AND INDIRECT METALLIC RESTORATION
    • SILVER AMALGAM RESTORATION
    • METAL INLAYS/ONLAYS
2. DIRECT AND INDIRECT TOOTH COLOURED RESTORATION
    • GLASS IONOMER RESTORATIONS
    • DIRECT COMPOSITE RESTORATIONS
    • INDIRECT COMPOSITE RESTORATIONS
    • CERAMIC INLAY/ONLAY
3. VITAL PULP THERAPY
    • INDIRECT PULP CAPPING USING CALCIUM HYDROXIDE
    • DIRECT PULP CAPPING USING CALCIUM HYDROXIDE/MTA/BIO- DENTIN
4. NON SURGICAL ROOT CANAL THERAPY
    • ANTERIOR RCT
    • POSTERIOR RCT
    • INTENTIONAL RCT
    • MANAGEMENT OF ROOT RESORPPTION
5. MANAGEMENT OF TRAUMATIC INJURIES
    • ELLIS FRACTURES
6. NON-SURGICAL ROOT CANAL RETREATMENT
7. CORRECTION OF PROCEDURAL ERRORS
    • INSTRUMENT RETRIEVAL
    • PERFORATION REPAIR
    • MANAGEMENT OF MISSED CANALS
8. POST ENDODONTIC RESTORATIONS
    • CUSTOM CAST POST
    • FIBRE POST
    • PREFABRICATED METAL POST
    • METAL CROWN
    • METAL CERAMIC CROWN
    • ALL CERAMIC CROWN
9. PERI-RADICULAR SURGERIES
10. REGENERATIVE ENDODONTIC THERAPY
11. VITAL/NON-VITAL BLEACHING
12. DIRECT AND INDIRECT VENEERS


PUBLICATIONS



SI.NO

TITLE AND JOURNAL

AUTHORS

1

Knowledge, Attitude, And Practice Of School Teachers Towards Oral Health In Pondicherry, Journal Of Clinical And Diagnostic Research, August 2014 Volume 8 Issue-8

Dr.Bharath N.

2

Antibacterial activity of Ficus bengalensis ON ORAL CARCINOGENIC Pathogens.
(Original Research)
Biomedicine 2014; 34(2): 180-184

Dr.S.Karthikeyan


SI.NO

TITLE AND JOURNAL

AUTHORS

1

Odontogenic myxoma of maxilla: A rare presentation in an elderly female,
Journal of Pharmacy and Bio allied Sciences, August
2015  Vol 7  Supplement2

Dr.Bharath N.

2

Biological Restorations – 2 case reports
(Case Report)
JIDAT 2015; 20-25

Dr.S.Karthikeyan


SI.NO

TITLE AND JOURNAL

AUTHORS

1

A comparative evaluation of the efficacy of wave one and one shape single file systems in reduction of enterococcus faecalis count-an in vitro study, Journal of contemporary dental research ,
VOL 1 ISSUE 1 –JUNE-DEC2016

Dr.Bharath N.

2

Finishing and Polishing Evaluation of Novel Dental Composites after Three Body Wear An Invitro- Scanning Electron Microscope Study ,International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016  61-64.

Dr.Bharath N.

3

Comparative Evaluation of Wear Resistance of Novel Posterior Composites-An in Vitro SEM Study, Journal of Medical and Dental Science Research,Volume 3~ Issue 8 (2016) pp: 01-06 ISSN(Online) : 2394-076X ISSN (Print):2394-0751.

Dr.Bharath N.

4

Management of separated instrument in Apical part of Mandibular Molar by Intentional Reimplantation. – A Case Series. (Case Report) International Organization Of Scientific Research-Journal Of Dental& Medical Sciences. Volume 15,
Issue8 Ver. X (August 2016),PP 97-99

Dr.S.Karthikeyan

5

Management of Complicated Crown Fracture: Tooth Fragment Re-Attachment as A Single Visit Procedure with Crown Lengtyhening by Diode Laser: An Interdisciplinary Case Series. (Case Report) International Organization Of Scientific Research- Journal Of Dental& Medical Sciences Volume15, Issue 7 Ver.VIII (July 2016), PP 50-54

Dr.S.Karthikeyan


SI.NO

TITLE AND JOURNAL

AUTHORS

1

Revascularization of A Necrotic Immature Permanent Central Incisor: A Case Report.
Scientific Archives of Dental Sciences, 2019 Vol 2
Issue 12 (Page no 89-92)

Dr.Ohm Nijandhan K.


SI.NO

TITLE AND JOURNAL

AUTHORS

1

Lost Dentin Redefined With “Biodentine” - A Case Series. Journal of Contemporary Dental Research. Vol 2, Issue 2, July - Dec 2020. Pg 38-41.

Dr.B.Hemasathya, Dr.Sudhakar. V

2

Evaluation Of Shaping Efficacy And Canal Centering Ability Of Reciprocating Handpiece With Stainless Steel K File, Niti K File And Waveone Using Cbct.
International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies.Volume 4, Issue 7; July: 2020;
Page No. 163-167

Dr.B.Hemasathya

3

Comparative Evaluation Of Radiographic Assessment And Microleakage Between
Conventional And A Novel Method Of Orthograde Placement Of Mta At The Root Apex – An Invitro Study. International Journal of Medical Science and Diagnosis  Research.  Volume  4,  Issue  6;  June: 2020; Page No.33 -37.

Dr.B.Hemasathya

4

Comparative Evaluation of Antimicrobial Efficacy of Toothpastes Containing Probiotic and Neem as Primary Ingredient on Salivary Streptococcus mutans in Melmaruvathur Population: An In Vivo Study Journal of Pharmacy and Bio allied Sciences Supplemental Issue August 2020

Dr.Bharath N. Dr.S.Karthikeyan

5

Comparative      Evaluation           of            Antifungal           Activity of Octenidine:An In Vitro Confocal Laser Study.      The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice,
Volume 21 Issue 8 (August 2020) 907

Dr.Bharath N. Dr.S.Sathish

6

Comparative Evaluation of the Antioxidant Effects of Oregano on Bleached Enamel Using Energy-dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy Analysis: An In Vitro Study.The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice. Volume 21 Issue 10 (October 2020) First 115

Dr.Bharath N. Dr.R.Sujith


SI.NO

TITLE AND JOURNAL

AUTHORS

1

Comparative Evaluation Of Cleaning Efficacy Of R-Endo Retreatment System Obturated With Two Different Core Materials And Sealers An IN VITRO STUDY: Journal of Contemporary dental Research:Vol-3 Issues 1 Jan-Jun 2021

Dr.T.Sowmiya

2

An In Vitro Study To Compare And Evaluate Microleakage And Compressive Strength Of Two Different Types Of Glass Ionomer Cements. Journal Of Research And Advancement In Dentistry J Res Adv Dent 2021;12(6):371- 373.

Dr.T.Sowmiya

3

Chemical characterization and physical properties of dental restorative composite resin with a novel multifunctional cross-linking comonomer. The journal of contemporary Dental practice, volume 22 issue 6

Dr.Sudhakar V.

4

Comparative evaluation of the degree of conversion of four different composites polymerized using ultrafast photopolymerization technique: An in vitro study.
J Conserv Dent 2021;24:77-82

Dr.B.Hemasathya


ON GOING RESEARCH


Sl.No.

TITLE

NAME

1

Root Reinforcement After Obturation With A Novel Herbal Biosealer, Nanoseal Plus Sealer And Bioceramic Sealer -A Comparative Study

Dr Arunkumar R K

2

Comparative assessment of reversal efficacy of Novel herbal sealer in teeth subjected to Fractional radiation therapy – an invitro sem Study

Dr Arunkumar R K

3

Comparative assessment of Antibacterial efficacy of Novel Herbal Root Canal Irrigants against Enterococcus faecalis– An invitro study

Dr Arunkumar R K

4

Evaluation Of Hydrogen Peroxide Based Bleaching Agents Containing Different Concentrations Of Sodium Trimetaphosphate, Calcium Sodium Phospho Silicate , Arginine On Enamel Demineralization –An Invitro Study

Dr Madhankumar L

5

Comparative Evaluation of Triple Antibiotic Paste mixed with different Nano particles as Intracanal Medicaments against Enterococcus Faecalis in single rooted Human teeth. An In Vitro Study

Dr Sreevidhya G

6

Evaluation of antibacterial efficacy of dopamine incorporated self etch adhesive system against streptococcus mutans and lactobacillus acidophillus

Dr Jayanthi Dr Poorani

7

Effect of modified herbal irrigants and activation techniques on release of calcium hydroxide from dentin of extracted teeth an Invitro study

Dr Madhankumar L

8

Comparative Evaluation of Triple Antibiotic

Paste mixed with silver Nano particles at different concentration as Intracanal Medicaments against Enterococcus Faecalis  . An In Vitro Study

Dr Sreevidhya G


BOOKS & CHAPTERS


VIVA VOCE MANUAL IN CONSERVATIVE DENTISTRY AND ENDODONTICS ISBN NO 978-93-91556-97-6

TEXT BOOK AUTHORS
DR B. HEMASATHYA, MDS.,
DR. N. BHARATH, MDS.,
DR. S. KARTHIKEYAN, MDS.,
DR. E. PREMKUMAR, MDS.,

CHAPTERS CONTRIBUTED BY
DR. K. OHMNIJANDHAN, MDS.,
DR V. SUDHAKAR, MDS.,
DR R. SUJITH, MDS.,


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