Clinic areas and other units
Department of Prosthetic Dentistry is housed in the first floor of the B building of the Faculty of Dental Sciences.
Consultants/ staff members
In addition, there are post graduate trainees attached to PGIM, about twoHouse Officers/ Senior House Officers and academic staff on temporary basisattached to the Department to provide much needed service function for the patients. Undergraduate dental students manage pre-selected patients for their training requirement under the direct supervision of the academic staff.
These are prosthetic devices given for patients who are going to have the part of their hard palate removed as part of a treatment procedure. Surgical plates are made before the surgery and will be fitted at the time of surgery to minimize the discomfort and improve functions. Obturators are usually made after surgery once the surgical site is healed to an appropriate degree. These obturators can also be made with replacing missing teeth too
For replacement of missing structures such as ear, nose and eye
As part of a treatment for tempero-mandibular joint disorders
A service lab with fully trained 10 technical officers is housed in the same premises to provide a good service to the patients.
Special clinics & hours
Normal clinical hours
8.30 am to 12 noon in the morning session and
1.30 - 4 pm in the afternoon session on each working day from Monday to Friday except Tuesday afternoon where the clinic would be closed for cleaning purposes
Consultants see the patients every day during normal clinic hours
Treatment available free of charge
All the surgical plates and obturators and other prosthesis made for the patients undergoing treatment for cancer are provided free of charge