Prosthodontics And Crown & Bridge

Prosthodontics is the dental specialty pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation, and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance, and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth and/or maxillofacial tissues by using biocompatible substitutes.

MDS course at IDST provides an unparalleled and wide range of clinical experiences that are unique to our institution based on a diverse patient population, strong didactic program and expert clinical faculty.

Scholarly activity and research provide a foundation for evidence- based learning and enhanced health care. Department of Prosthodontics provides students with sufficient clinical and laboratory experience to become proficient in diagnostic data collection, diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment sequencing of complicated prosthodontic patients; exposes them to the biomedical sciences, emphasize basic science- prosthodontic interrelationships, and encourage synthesis and application of this knowledge in clinical practice. train residents to provide quality, complete patient care in a timely and efficient manner using state-of-the-art technology and patient management skills and develops students’ clinical decision-making and technical skills for treatment of highly complex prosthodontic needs. 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 program 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 equipment and technologies, such as CAD CAM, Porcelain Furnace and Induction Casting Machines. The subjects taught by the department comprises 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 fields.

We have a separate dedicated implant center with various implant systems for implant curriculum fulfilling all aspects of the requirements in delivering simple and complex implant restorations. Students are kept abreast with latest digital advancements using Simulation Lab, intraoral scanners and Exocad system. Emphasis is placed on gaining critical and analytical decision-making skills utilizing existing and new evidence in dentistry. Our objective is to train expert clinicians with a sense of ethical responsibility and professionalism. The program strives to achieve these goals through the implementation of new advanced clinical practices and technologies in the field.

Professor & Head of the Department

Professor (Dr.) Neeta Pasricha graduated in Dentistry from prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi in 1996 receiving distinctions, merit award in many subjects and was awarded as the Best Student. She completed her Master’s Degree in Prosthodontics from Government Dental College, Amritsar in 2000. She is a committed academician, researcher, clinician and a passionate teacher with an experience of twenty-one years. Presently she heads the Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge at IDST striving for academic and clinical excellence with holistic development of students.

She has been awarded Diplomate in Oral Implantology (WCOI). She is recipient of International College of Dentists Merit Award in Oral Surgery, Best Faculty Paper, Best Regional Branch President - Indian Prosthodontic Society, 2020-21 and Best Teacher Award. Presently she is Associate Editor Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society and was Editor-in –Chief of Indian Journal of Oral Sciences (2015-16).

She has been trained in Advanced Peer Reviewing Methodology and Research Methodology. She has certification in Health Research awarded by Indian Council of Medical Research and National Institute of epidemiology. She has numerous publications in international and national journals. She has co- authored a book: Articulators in Dentistry- A Detailed Review. As it is said that in teaching we learn and in learning we teach, she keeps herself abreast with latest advancements by regularly attending national and international conferences/workshops to update and enhance knowledge. She has been active in presenting Keynote and Guest Lectures, Scientific papers, conducting Pre-conference courses and One to One sessions at national and international level. Presently she is pursuing Certificate course in health professions education.

She is actively involved with Indian Prosthodontic Society at the head office level, being elected as an Executive Council member for the third consecutive term. She successfully conducted scientific deliberations as Scientific Convener at 42nd IPS Conference in 2014; s organizing committee member at 45th IPS conference, Bali in 2017; Convener Prostho Quest at 19th Indian Prosthodontic Society PG Convention in 2017; Scientific Jury, IPS Dr. Aruna Mehta Research Scholarship Award, 2020-22; Jury member, IPS Student of the Year 2021. She was Founder Secretary and Past President IPS Chandigarh Branch and organized numerous CDE programs and events to celebrate International Day for Elderly Persons and Prosthodontist Day. She was committee member for formulation of IPS Covid – 19 Protocol for Prosthodontists in India. She is Joint Organizing Secretary of upcoming 50th Indian Prosthodontic Society Conference, 2022 at New Delhi.

She has conducted Teacher’s training program for oral health awareness at government schools in Karnal District, Haryana and dental check- up camps in prison, old age homes, leprosy home, orphanages and home for children with special needs under aegis of Indian Dental Association and Indian prosthodontic Society.

Her academic and clinical expertise provides a conducive learning environment to undergraduate and postgraduate students guiding and motivating them to explore, excel and achieve their potential contributing effectively and constructively in continuous growth with focused, comprehensive, accessible patient treatment and quality patient care.

Email: dr.neetapasricha@idst.ac.in
Department Email: prosthodontics@idst.ac.in

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UG Programme

  1. The Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology strives to train our under graduates in various aspects of the vast field of Prosthodontics.
  2. Department consists of preclinical and clinical wings. Preclinical exercises aim for training under graduates on phantom head so that they can upscale their skill before working on patients.
  3. Under graduates are trained clinically under the guidance of skilled and experienced faculty to equip them with a special understanding of the dynamics of smile, the preservation of a healthy mouth and creation of suitable and enduring prosthesis/ restorations.
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PG Programme

For Post graduates the department aims to train them with high clinical proficiency.

  1. Our post graduate training is directed towards enabling our students to be adapt at designing, treating and managing various patients and to rehabilitate them for better esthetics and function.
  2. Post graduate program focus more on the advanced procedures like full mouth rehabilitation, implant surgeries, implant supported overdentures, smile designing, TMJ splints fabrication, oral and maxillofacial prosthesis which includes fabrication of eyes, nose, finger, ear prosthesis etc.
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Faculty

Dr Neeta Pasricha

Professor & Head

Dr Anshu Malhotra

Professor

Dr Vikram Kapoor

Professor

Dr Pallavi Sirana

Reader

Dr Khushboo

Reader

Dr Ankita Aggarwal

Senior Lecturer

Dr Javed Chauhan

Senior Lecturer

Dr Abhi Sharma

Senior Lecturer

Dr Preeti Sabharwal

Senior Lecturer

Dr Preeti Sabharwal

Senior Lecturer

Dr Palak Arora

Senior Lecturer

Dr Nabid Anjum

Senior Lecturer

Faculty Achievements

  1. Dr Neeta was awarded Diplomate in Oral Implantology (WCOI), International College of Dentists; Merit Award in Oral Surgery, Best Faculty Paper at 37th IPS Conference in 2009 and Best Teacher Award in 2017.
  2. Dr Neeta was elected as Executive Council Member, Indian Prosthodontic Society (2017-19, 2019-21, 2021-23); Associate Editor- Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society; Section Editor- Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society (2018-20); Editor in Chief - Indian Journal of Oral sciences (2015-16).
  3. Dr Neeta was awarded with Best Regional Branch President - Indian Prosthodontic Society, 2020-21.

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Research Work

  1. Dr. Divija Sai - Comparative analysis of fracture resistance of provisional restorations fabricated by conventional techniques and CAD/Cam: an in-vitro study
  2. Dr Harikrishnan P - Comparative evaluation of hard and soft tissue changes around dental implants placed with osseodensification in contrast with modified Summer’s osteotome technique. An in-vivo study.
  3. Dr Jane Leela Varghese - Comparative evaluation of marginal fit and internal fit of zirconia copings and cobalt-chromium copings fabricated using CAD/CAM technology: an in-vitro study

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Department Publications:

  1. Sirana P, Kumar N, Singh K, Kapoor V. Demographic description and cross-sectional analysis of status of edentulism in study population at Ghaziabad region: An original study. J res Adv Dent 2018;7(2):103-6.
  2. Sirana P, Kumar N, Singh K, Kapoor V. Retentive bond strength of different luting cements to zirconium oxide ceramic crowns: An in vitro study. Int J Current Res 2018;10(3):67141-46.
  3. Poddar P, Gupta RK, Kumar N, Singh K, Kakkar S. A Flangeless complete denture Prosthesis: a Case Report. Indian Journal of Research, Vol 6(4), April 2017: 89-90.

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