Academics


Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery – B.D.S (4 and a half years and 1 year Rotating Internship)
  • Master of Dental Surgery – M.D.S (3 year programme)

Completed Research Activities

  1. Flexural strength of heat cured poly methyl methacrylate resin reinforced with fibers: - An invitro study.
  2. Effect of casting on physical properties of base metal alloys: - an invitro study.
  3.  Comparative evaluation of surface adherence of Candida albicans to different denture base resins: - An invitro study.
  4. Analysis of geometric proportions on maxillary anterior teeth for aesthetic smile design in Kerala population – An invitro study.
  5. An invitro study on the effects of different coding rates on the fracture toughness and micro hardness of global alumina porcelain.
  6. Evaluation of effects of different storage time periods and different types of pattern materials on vertical marginal accuracy of complete metal cast crowns: An in vitro study.
  7. Comparative evaluation of cymbopogon citratus and curcumin – A with nystatin incorporated into tissue conditioners on candida albicans – An in vitro study.
  8. Evaluation of oral stereogenosis, masticatory efficiency and salivary flow rate in complete denture wearers.
  9. Genotoxicity induced by heat cured and chemically cured poly methyl methacrylate complete denture resins processed with compression and injection molding techniques on alveolar mucosa – An in vivo study.
  10. Comparative evaluation of surface adherence of Candida albicans to different denture base materials pre-coated with saliva: An in vitro study.

Ongoing Research Projects

  1. Comparative evaluation of color stability in laboratory provisional crown and bridge materials exposed to varying concentrations of Chlorhexidine  gluconate mouth rinse at different time intervals: An in vitro study.
  2. Comparative evaluation of dimensional stability of elastomeric impression materials subjected to Uv irradiation and spray atomised disinfection: an in vitro study.
  3. Prediction of anterior arch form in edentulous patients, by correlating that with stable landmarks in dentate subjects.
  4. A comparison of Peri-Implant strain on Loading, between Splinted,

Non splinted, Cement retained and Screw retained Implant supported prostheses. – An In vitro Study.

  1. A comparative evaluation of bond strength of veneering porcelain to zirconia and metal cores – An vitro study.
  2. Comparative study of the effects of different loading protocols on the stability of dental implants: An observational study.