Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics in Babu Banarasi Das College of Dental Sciences, BBD University is being run by a team of highly qualified, experienced and dedicated staff well versed in the nuances of the expertise required for the profession delivering quality treatment.
Established in the year 2001 the Department of Conservative & Endodontics is located on 4th floor in college with more than 50 modern electronic Dental Chairs for accommodating more than 200 patients divided between Under Graduate and Post Graduate clinical sections. Our separate Pre-Clinical Section has Phantom head lab to mimic real time patient care experience in lab environment. This provides requisite experience to the students before they enter into actual clinical sections. Our department also comprises of an state of the art minor OT that provides us sterile environment for the endodontic surgeries.
Our under graduate (BDS) program starts with pre clinical Conservative lab in BDS II year in order to train the budding dentists before they enter the clinics. The third, fourth and fifth year BDS students are trained under a strict and regular schedule of lectures and clinical postings, in which they are required to do the patient work.
Our postgraduate (MDS) program started in the year 2007 which now has total 18 seats to impart quality training to the students in the field of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.
The Department, being axis of Dental School, receives and operates maximum number of patients related to conserving the teeth, like restorations (amalgam and composites), inlay/ onlay gold restorations and root canal treatment. Specialized procedures like bleaching, cosmetic teeth corrections, veneering, single visit root canal treatment, prosthesis (PFM crowns, all ceramic/ zirconia crowns) and surgical corrections with full mouth rehabilitation are also carried out on a daily basis in the department. In the department we also do dental implants in the postgraduate curriculum. A special surgery room caters exclusively to surgical procedures.
Department is equipped with ultra modern equipments as RVG (digital Radiograph) reducing radiations up to 80%. With instant X-ray, time of procedure is greatly reduced. Our department is also equipped with modern operating microscopes and Laser units.
Sterilization area has fully automated equipment and is managed by a trained sterilization attendant, ensuring cross contamination control and sterile instruments provision for patient procedures.
Latest equipment like full mouth bleaching unit , equipments for warm gutta percha technique, Apex locators, motorized hand pieces for rotary root canal preparation, broken instrument retrieval kit , surgery kits , magnification equipments , variable intensity light cure units for all types of recent tooth colored restorations are being used for quality clinical procedures.
Audiovisual seminar room with LCD projector, department library with various book titles and journals, printer and scanner, are available to facilitate the learning process for students. To be updated with the latest treatment & research developments globally, round the clock internet accessibility to international and national journals is also a distinct facility available.
We have 18 ongoing and 48 completed post graduates (MDS) thesis. Our faculty members have more than hundred international and national publications. Our faculty members and post graduate students have also presented number of papers and posters in national and international conferences and organized various workshops and CDE programs. We also have an ongoing PhD program in the department. Our department has all pre-requisites to shift the fulcrum of knowledge in favour of students, for they are to carry this learned expertise forward and serve the society.