Department of Prosthodontics/Dental Material

Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

Dept. data last updated on :01/06/2023

The department of Prosthodontics was started in 1996. The department is engaged in teaching of BDS students since 1997. The Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge was established in the year 2000.The MDS course in the subject of Prosthodontics with intake capacity of 02 seats per year was introduced in the year 2015 and increased to 03 seats in 2020. The department imparts excellent clinical and academic skills to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Along with the teaching to undergraduate & postgraduate students, the department is running 2 years full time diploma in dental mechanics programme. The average yearly OPD of the Prosthodontics clinic has drastically increased from the year 2001. The average present department OPD is more than 1000 per month. Prof Shaista Afroz is the present chairperson of the department. Other faculty members are Prof.Gaurav Singh, Dr Abhinav Gupta (professor), Dr Geeta Rajput (professor), Dr Shraddha Rathi (Assistant professor) , Dr Pankaj Kharade (Assistant professor), Dr Sabzar Abdullah (Assistant professor). The department with young and enthusiastic teaching faculty is continuously upgrading the clinical skills, research & academics in the field of dentistry.Department is well equipped to provide facilities like complete dentures, cast partial dentures, crown & bridge prosthesis , implant retained prosthesis, rehabilitation of maxillofacial defects, prosthetic appliances for obstructive sleep apnoea and temporomandibular joint disorders.


To become a national leader in the field of prosthodontics/dental materials/crown and bridge in terms of education, patient care and scientific discovery.

To remain dedicated for excellence and quality in the art and science of prosthodontics and to the highest standard of patient care.
To educate students to provide high-quality oral health care based on sound scientific principles.

To respect the diversity of our staff and share responsibility while working together towards academic, professional and personal growth.
To engage in scholarly activities and research to provide a foundation for evidence-based learning and enhanced health care.