Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

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Prosthodontics is a discipline of dentistry pertaining to the restoration of oral function, comfort, appearance and health by restoring natural teeth, replacing missing teeth and contiguous oral and maxillo- facial structures with artificial substitutes. Broken teeth, missing teeth, defects in jaws and disfigurement of facial structures adversely affect individuals in their personal, family and social life.

Prostheses, the artificial substitutes, are fabricated for these handicapped person. Stomatognathic functions like speech and mastication are conveniently performed using these artificial substitutes. These artificial substitutes are fixed partial dentures attached to natural teeth, roots or implants and removable partial dentures are those which can be easily removed and replaced in the mouth by the patient and restorations replacing missing or defective parts of jaws and face like eye, nose, ear etc. In Prosthodontic Clinic expert dental surgeons and specialists provide quality Prosthodontic treatments to needy patients.

Prosthodontic clinic is assisted by Prosthodontic laboratory where in qualified and experienced dental technicians prepare acrylic and cast metal dentures & ceramic bridges and crowns. Pre-clinical laboratory, Prosthodontic laboratory and Prosthodontic clinic, spread over 10,000 sq feet area; are fully equipped with modern equipments. The department has experienced and qualified teaching and auxiliary staff.

Department Highlights

Total Number of patients treated in last 10 years (2012-2022)   = 54,760

Female -59% (32,309) ; Male 41%(22,451)

Removable partial denture = 2083

Complete denture= 2176

Special Cases  

Five main procedures:

  • Implant prosthesis -202
  • Smile designing- 08
  • Full mouth rehabilitation -35
  • Maxillofacial prosthesis -35
  • Sleep Apnea Prosthesis- 04

Research papers published by faculty members – 174.

Conferences / CDEs attended by faculty members – 146

Scientific papers presented by the faculty members – 31

Scientific papers presented by the PG students -25.

CDE conducted by the Department – 10

Achievements of faculty members- 04 copyrights

Achievements of PG students – 15

Recent Advancement:

Moving with global digitalization , we also provide

  • Digital intraoral scanning
  • CAD -CAM metal/PFM/ All ceramic crown and bridge work
  • CAD – CAM Milled dentures/ partial dentures
  • Digital smile designing
  • Guided implant surgery
  • Digital dentures
  • DMLS Crown & Bridge – CoCr
  • DMLS Maryland bridge
  • DMLS crown & Bridge with light cure composite layering
  • Malo framework with DMLS CoCr/ PEEK/ Ti milled

Integrated  Practice-

In multidisciplinary approach skills of different branches of dentistry are integrated to ensure functionality and esthetic outcome

  • Smile designing
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Full mouth functional rehabilitation
  • TMJ dysfunction

Treatments Available



  • Complete denture
  • Removable Partial Denture (acrylic and cast partial denture)
  • Repair of Denture- rebasing /relining
  • Flexible dentures (Acrylic free)
  • Single Denture (Maxillary / Mandibular )
  • Overdentures ( Tooth / Implant supported)
  • Telescopic crowns & overdentures
  • Immediate denture
  • Lucitone /fibre/ metal reinforced dentures

Crown & bridge:

  • Fixed Partial Denture that includes single crown and bridges

( All metal, metal-ceramic , All ceramic)

Zirconia crown & Bridge

  • Zirconia classic / ultra/Bruxcare/ LAVA
    • PEEK Crown & Bridge with composite layering
  • Luminers
    • Emax crown & Bridge, onlays and Partial crowns
  • Endo crowns
  • Post – core crowns
  • Smile designing
  • Laminate veneers
  • Implant supported crown and bridge
  • Implant supported full arch prosthesis
  • Snap on veneers

  Maxillofacial Prosthodontics : includes

  • Management of cleft palate cases
  • Eye, Nose, Ear ,Finger, cheek  prostheses
  • Maxillectomy and mandibulectomy cases
  • Splint & stents
  • Mouthguards for bruxism, night grinding
  • Appliances for sleep apnea cases

Implant supported Prostheses:

  • Implant supported crown and bridge ( Screw retained / cement retained)
  • Implant supported full arch prosthesis
  • All on Four Prosthesis

Precision attachment  prostheses

  •   overdentures with ball / bar attachment

Others: Mouthguard construction

Special Cases

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