Department of PROSTHODONTICS CROWN & BRIDGE AND ORAL IMPLANTOLOGY

Overview

Department of Prosthodontics was established as a specialized unit at ACDS in 2001 at inception. The Department was initially part of comprehensive clinic located at the old campus location at Mercury Lines, Trimulgherry, Secunderabad prior to moving into the spacious current location in May 2003.

The Primary goal of the department is prevention, diagnosis and conservative treatment and replacement of what is missing in oral cavity with its associated structures and treatment of diseases and defects of natural teeth. It aims at restoring the teeth to proper form, function and esthetics using the latest techniques, materials and procedures in a pleasing manner with as little loss of the healthy tooth structure as possible.

Prosthodontics is a branch of dentistry that deals with restoration and maintenance of oral functions by replacement of missing teeth and other oral structures by artificial devices.

Department of Prosthodontics at ACDS offers undergraduate as well as postgraduate teaching programs. The Department has an intake of forty undergraduates and three postgraduates every academic year. Prosthodontics as subject is taught at the undergraduate level in the1st , 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of training. Post graduate training started in the year 2008.

Purpose of the course is to provide advanced education in the subject to highly qualified graduate dentists who are interested in a career of specialized practice, teaching and research.

It provides complete oral care with surgical procedures to replace and rehabilitate what is lost and ensures in restoring oral function.
Treatment is provided to the patients with utmost care and under proper guidance with a patient centric approach. It has state-of-the-art technology, dedicated teaching and non-teaching staff and infrastructure to render good services to patients.

Because of the high quality of work delivered, the Department has good number of out -patients travelling from far and near the city.

Special Highlights The Department has a National presence and reputation with various publications, best poster and paper presentations in various conventions and conferences across india. It has hosted various CDE programmes and workshops. It also organised an International Conference. ACDS has its presence at various forums by virtue of being invited as Keynote Speaker.

KEY FEATURES

  • Radiovisiography (RVG)
  • Implant surgery room
  • Casting and ceramic laboratory
  • Phantom head laboratory
  • Pre -clinical laboratory
  • Acrylic laboratory
Faculty

NAME: Dr. G. Ajay Kumar
DESIGNATION: Professor and Head of Department
DEPARTMENT: Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: ajay_mds_prostho@yahoo.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Post- graduate guide
2. Responsible for UG theory and practical classes
3. Guidance of UG students and interns in Clinical training

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Year
Prosthodontics Final year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   Government Dental College and Hospital, Hyderabad. 2000
MDS Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge Government Dental College and Hospital, Hyderabad. 2005

ACHIEVEMENTS/ ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
1. Zirconia implants: An ode to the beginning of a new era (International Jounal Of Innovative Research And Dentistry 2016; 3:5)

2. Prosthetic rehabilitation with interim immediate complete denture: a case report (International Journal Of Scientific Research 2020;9:3)

3. Prosthetic rehabilitation of anterior esthetic zone with implant supported FDP and laminate veneer: a case report (Journal of Applied Dental And Medical Sciences 2019;5:3)

4. Maxillary and mandibular distalextension rehabilitation :combination of cast partial denture with RPI system and flexible partial denture :a case report (International Journal Of Allied Medical Sciences And Clinical Research 2020;8:25)

5. Telescopic overdenture for rehabilitation of mandibluar arch with intact third molars:A case Report- (International Journal Of Scientific Research 2020; 9:4)

6. Transmission and prevention of 2019-nCOV in dentistry (Europian Journal Of Pharmaceutical And Medical Research 2020;7:5)

7. Esthetic management of immediate anterior tooth replacement with ovate pontic : a case report-(International Journal Of Research And Review 2020;7:3)


NAME: Dr. Venu Madhav
DESIGNATION: Associate Professor
DEPARTMENT: Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: gajulavenumadhav@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Post- graduate guide
2. Responsible for UG theory and practical classes
3. Guidance of UG students and interns in Clinical training

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Year
Dental Material Second year
Crown and Bridge Final year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   AMES college of dental sciences 2005
MDS Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge Oxford Dental College and Hospital 2010

ACHIEVEMENTS/ ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
1. Evaluation of root coverage with pedicled buccal fat pad in class III and class IV gingival recession defects (Journal Of Family Medicine And Primary Care 2020 Mar 26;9(3):1656-1661)

2. CT- guided technology for all on four, a novel technique for full mouth rehabilitation :Technique and case report ( Annals Of Prosthodontics And Restorative Dentistry 2018;4(2):53-56)

3. Management of severely resorbed ridges with implant supportd overdenture using hader bar attachment: A case report- Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry (2018)

4. Comparitive evaluation of accuracy of matrix impression system with multiple mix technique :An in vitro study (Indian Journal Of Dental Sciences 2016, 8:1, 38-40)


NAME: Dr. Lokesh S
DESIGNATION: Associate Professor
DEPARTMENT: Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Post- graduate guide
2. Responsible for UG theory and practical classes
3. Guidance of UG students and interns in Clinical training

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Year
Dental Material Second year
Prosthodontics Third year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   Sri Sai College of Dental Surgery 2007
MDS Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge Ragas Dental College & Hospitals 2014

ACHIEVEMENTS/ ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
1. Comparative evaluation of the tensile bond strength of cements used for the luting of zirconia crown copings to natural teeth: An in vitro study (Journal Of Research And Advancement In Dentistry, 2019, 10:1, 63-74)

2. Evaluation of root coverage with pedicled buccal fat pad in class III and class IV gingival recession defects (Journal Of Family Medicine And Primary Care 2020,9:3)


NAME: Dr Bhanuchander V
DESIGNATION: Associate Professor
DEPARTMENT: Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: vydadibhanu@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Post- graduate guide
2. Responsible for UG theory and practical classes
3. Guidance of UG students and interns in Clinical training

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Year
Dental Materials First year
Pre-clinical Prosthodontics Second year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   Narayana Dental College & Hospital, Nellore, A.P. 2011
MDS Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge Ragas Dental College and Hospital, Chennai ,TN, India 2016

PUBLICATIONS:

Evaluation of biological changes at the proximal contacts between single tooth implant prosthesis and the adjacent natural teeth- An invivo study

Comparative evaluation of bone changes after implant placement and loading with and without flap elevation –An invivo study

Comparative evaluation of retenstion and resistance between single and two implant retained mandibular overdenture using ball  attachments – An invivo study

Comparative evaluation of shear bond strength between zirconia and resin after treatment with different phosphate based agents – An invitro study

Provisional prosthesis for a long span edentulous area in cases of delayed implant loading- A simpler technique

The effect of repeated firing on the color of ceramic system with two different veneering porcelain shades : An invitro study

Comparison of the transverse strength of three different injection moulding denturebase materials – An invitro study

Oral rehabilitation with attachment retained maxillary removable prosthesis and implant retained mandibular fixed dental prosthesis – systematic clinical approach


NAME: Dr. Gattu Anusha
DESIGNATION: Assistant Professor
DEPARTMENT: Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: anushagattu91@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for UG theory and practical classes
2. Guidance of UG students and interns in Clinical training

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Year
Dental Material First year
Dental Material Second year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   Army College of Dental Sciences 2012
MDS Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge College of Dental Sciences 2017

ACHIEVEMENTS/ ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
1. Prosthetic rehabilitation of patient with cleft palate with removable partial denture (International Journal Of Current Research , 2017 9(08), 56447-5645)

2. An in vitro study on effect of multiple firings on colour of metal ceramic restorations (International Journal of Science and Research, 2017 6; 9, 1512-1515)


NAME: Dr KV Guru Charan Karthik
DESIGNATION: Assistant Professor
DEPARTMENT: Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: gurukathik3@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for UG theory and practical classes
2. Guidance of UG students and interns in Clinical training

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Year
Dental Materials Second year
Prosthodontics Final year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   Gitam Dental College and Hospital 2012
MDS Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge CKS Teja Institute of Dental Sciences and Research 2018

ACHIEVEMENTS/ ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
1. Evaluation of esthetics of incisor position in relation to incisive papilla to replicate in the denture prosthesis (Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care 2020;9:298-302)

2. Management of short clinical crowns by utilizing horizontal groove retentive technique in crown / tooth or both with different luting cement/ an analysis on extracted teeth (Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care 2020:9:1640-6)

3. Customized nasal prosthesis in continuous positive airway pressure treatment, current trend in treating obstructive sleep apnea for better patient compliance (Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care 2019;8:2728-31)

4. An innovative technique using a stainless steel double die pin retained cheek plumper in complete denture esthetics-a case report (Cureus 2019:e6197)


NAME: Dr. Priyanka Rai
DESIGNATION: Assistant Professor
DEPARTMENT: Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: priyankarai.pr32@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for UG theory and practical classes
2. Guidance of UG students and interns in Clinical training

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Year
Dental Material First year
Pre-clinical Prosthodontics Second year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Sciences and Research 2014
MDS Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College 2019

ACHIEVEMENTS/ ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
1. Effect of hydrofluoric acid treatment on shear bond strength and surface characteristics of titanium alloys:An invitro study (International journal of current research 2019, 11;04, 3130-3132)

2. Effect of sandblasting on the bond strength between CAD CAM Milled metal post and direct metal laser-sintered metal post:A Comparative IN-Vitro study- International Journal Of Restorative And Prosthodontic Dentistry 2019, 9, 56-62)


NAME: Dr. Kiran Rathore
DESIGNATION: Assistant Professor
DEPARTMENT: Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: kiran1990.rathore@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for UG theory and practical classes
2. Guidance of UG students and interns in Clinical training

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Subject code Year
Dental Materials   First Year
Pre-clinical Prosthodontics   Second year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   Army College of Dental Sciences 2014
MDS Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge Rajasthan Dental College and Hospital 2020

NAME: Dr.Nishu Rai
DESIGNATION: Lecturer
DEPARTMENT: Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO:

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for UG theory and practical classes
2. Guidance of UG students and interns in Clinical training

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Year
Dental Material First year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   Army College of Dental Sciences 2013
Infrastructure

Department of prosthodontics at Army College of Dental Sciences, Secunderabad is well equipped with:

Three well-functioning dental clinics, two for UG’s and one for PG’s with hydraulic operated dental chairs

  1. Preclinical Laboratories for UG’s and PG’s
  2. Seminar room
  3. Locker room
  4. Staff room
  5. Department library
  6. Sterilization room with following equipment :
    1. Dry heat sterilizers
    2. Autoclave
    3. Digital ultrasonic cleaners
    4. Digital ultraviolet chamber
    5. Digital SLR camera
    6. X ray machine with RVG
  7. Articulators-semi adjustable /adjustable with face bow
  8. Micromotor
  9. Vibrator
  10. Acrylizer
  11. Hydraulic press
  12. Pressure molding machine
  13. Physiodispenser
  14. Dewaxing unit
  15. Light cure unit
  16. Pneumatic crown bridge remover
  17. Needle destroyer
  18. Plaster dispenser
  19. High speed lathe
  20. Curing pressure pot
  21. Model trimmer
  22. Chrome –cobalt lab and ceramic lab equipment :
  23. Duplicator
  24. Pindex system
  25. Burn out furnace
  26. Welder
  27. Sandblaster
  28. Electro-polisher
  29. Induction casting machine
  30. Spot welder
  31. Steam cleaner
  32. Vacuum mixing machine
  33. Spindle grinder machine
  34. Fully programmable porcelain furnace with vacuum pump
  35. Wax carver
  36. Dry model trimmer
  37. Implant surgical and prosthetic kit
Postgraduate

FIRST YEAR PG

NAME: Dr. POOJA CHAUHAN
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF PROSTHODONTICS AND CROWN & BRIDGE, ORAL IMPLANTOLOGY
YEAR OF JOINING:2021
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO:pujachauhan18@gmail.com
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:BDS ACDS Secunderabad

 

 

 

 

 


NAME: Dr. Abhishek Sharma
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF PROSTHODONTICS AND CROWN & BRIDGE, ORAL IMPLANTOLOGY
YEAR OF JOINING: 2021
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: abhisheksharma333@outlook.com
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: BDS from SDM COLLEGE OF DENTAL SCIENCES DHARWAD
ACHIEVEMENTS/ ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
Apprenticeship in Forensic Odontology under Dr Ashith B. Acharya

 

 

 

 

 


NAME: Dr. Shagun Gupta
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF PROSTHODONTICS AND CROWN & BRIDGE, ORAL IMPLANTOLOGY
YEAR OF JOINING: 2021
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: shagun1996@gmail.com
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: BDS : Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai
ACHIEVEMENTS/ ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
TATA scholarship for excellence in Academics and Co-curricular Activities in 1st year BDS.

 

 

 

 

 


SECOND YEAR PG

NAME: .Baljinder Saini
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF PROSTHODONTICS
Bds college- Bapuji Dental College and Hospital,Davangere
YEAR OF JOINING: 2020
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: inder.ace@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 


NAME: Dr.A P. RAVI
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF PROSTHODONTICS AND CROWN & BRIDGE, ORAL IMPLANTOLOGY
YEAR OF JOINING: 2020
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO:8886339013
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:BDS (KLE VK institute of dental sciences , Belgaum)

 

 

 

 

 


NAME: ANOUSHKA MENON
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF PROSTHODONTICS
YEAR OF JOINING: 2020
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: Anu_mnn@live.com
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: BDS from GDC Mumbai

 

 

 

 

 

 


THIRD YEAR PG

NAME: VAIBHAV SHARMA
DEPARTMENT: PROSTHODONTICS
YEAR OF JOINING: 2019
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: vaibbhav.k.sharma@gmail.com BDS college- ACDS, Secunderabad

a. Esthetic Correction of Dental Fluorosis and Midline Diastema with Lithium Disilicate Ceramic Veneers: A Case Report in Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry (JRAD) ¦ Volume 12 ¦ Issue 5 ¦ Sep-Oct 2021 with Dr.Kamya Mahajan, Dr. Niharika Reddy , andDr. G Ajay Kumar

b. PROSTHETIC REHABILITATION OF MISSING ANTERIOR TOOTH WITH A NARROW DIAMETER CUSTOMISED ABUTMENT IMPLANT: A CASE REPORT, with Dr. REETA YADAV, Dr. NIHARIKA REDDY, Dr. G. AJAY KUMAR INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH: Volume 10 | Issue-9 1 September-2021

 

 

 

 

 


NAME: CH.NIHARIKA REDDY
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF PROSTHODONTICS AND CROWN & BRIDGE, ORAL IMPLANTOLOGY
YEAR OF JOINING: 2019
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: niharikareddych6@gmail.com BDS College: PanineeyaInstitute of Dental Sciences &Research Centre

 

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS/ ACHIEVEMENTS:
1.Yadav R, Das M, Reddy N et.al. Aesthetic management of immediate anterior tooth replacement with ovate pontic: a case report. International Journal of Research and Review. 2020; 7(3): 507-511.

Publications: Esthetic Correction of Dental Fluorosis and Midline Diastema with Lithium Disilicate Ceramic Veneers: A Case Report in Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry (JRAD) ¦ Volume 12 ¦ Issue 5 ¦ Sep-Oct 2021 with Dr.Kamya Mahajan, Dr.Vaibhav Sharma, andDr. G Ajay Kumar
One for all , 4 from 1 ! – an innovation in making dentulous impressions with adjustable trays with Dr Kamya Mahajan , Dr Monalisha Das, and Dr G. Ajay Kumar in International Journal of Medical Science and Diagnosis Research (IJMSDR)
ROSTHETIC REHABILITATION OF MISSING ANTERIOR TOOTH WITH A NARROW DIAMETER CUSTOMISED ABUTMENT IMPLANT: A CASE REPORT, with Dr. VAIBHAV SHARMA, Dr.REETA YADAV, Dr. G. AJAY KUMAR INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH: Volume 10 | Issue-9 1 September-2021


NAME: Dr. KAMYA MAHAJAN
DEPARTMENT: Department of Prosthodontics (3rd year)
YEAR OF JOINING: 2019
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: mails4kamya04@gmail.com

 

 

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   ITS Dental college, Ghaziabad 2018
MDS PROSTHODONTICS Army college of dental sciences, Secunderabad Ongoing

Achievements
a. Vice-Chancellors “GOLD MEDAL” for excellence in Bachelor of Dentistry.-2018
b. “THE SHABASH MEDAL” by Lt. Gen. A Arun-Area commander, Dakshin Bharat for academic excellence- 2020
c. “Dr. DS Gupta Award” for securing highest marks in BDS Final Year in Uttar Pradesh.-2019
d. “The Pierre Fauchard Academy Award” for best outgoing BDS student-2019
e. “Student Ambassador” Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (2018)
f. “The Best outgoing student” award by ITS dental college
g. TATA TRUST SCHOLARSHIP for securing highest marks in final year at National Level -2020

Additional articles
a. Esthetic Correction of Dental Fluorosis and Midline Diastema with Lithium Disilicate Ceramic Veneers: A Case Report in Journal of Research and Advancement in Dentistry (JRAD) ¦ Volume 12 ¦ Issue 5 ¦ Sep-Oct 2021with Niharika Reddy, Vaibhav Sharma, and G Ajay Kumar
b. Post surgical immediate prosthetic reconstruction in patients with rhinocerebralmucormycosis: Case series, withDr.Monalisha Das, and Dr.G. Ajay Kumar in Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care
c. One for all , 4 from 1 ! – an innovation in making dentulous impressions with adjustable trays with Dr Niharika Reddy, Dr Monalisha Das, and Dr G. Ajay Kumar in International Journal of Medical Science and Diagnosis Research (IJMSDR)

2. Dr. Monalisha Das, Dr Reeta Yadav, Dr Kamya Mahajan, Dr G. Ajay Kumar TELESCOPIC OVERDENTURE FOR REHABILITATION OF MANDIBULAR ARCH WITH INTACT THIRD MOLARS., INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH : Volume-9 | Issue-4 | April-2020

3. An innovation in making dentulous impressions with adjustable trays, International Journal of Medical and Diagnostic Research (IJMSDR) – Acceptance letter received


Treatments

Treatments performed in the department are:

  • Complete denture prosthesis
  • Removal partial prosthesis
  • fixed partial prosthesis
  • Splints and stents
  • Maxillofacial prosthesis
  • Treatment of various anomalies of teeth
  • Smile designing procedure
  • Full mouth rehabilitation of worn out teeth
  • Post and core
  • Implant placement

Events

FULL MOUTH REHABILITATION – National seminar on 7th Jan 2018
CDE programme – BIOCON 16 JANUARY
CDE programme – BIOCON 16 JANUARY

Gallery

Army College Of Dental sciences is a NAAC ‘A’ accredited Dental College which was started with the aim to impart high standard dental education coupled with development of good moral character among the children of regular Army personal, Army pensioners and Army widows!

Contacts

Tel. : +91 40 29708384

Mob. : +91 89785 75429

Timings

MON TO SAT 8:30AM To 3:00PM
LUNCH TIME 1:30PM To 2:00PM
SUNDAY & HOLIDAY
    9:00AM TO 1:00PM
    (For Emergency Cases Only)
SECOND SATURDAY HOLIDAY