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 

  • Effect of autoclaving on the surface topography of controlled memory and conventional Ni Ti rotary files.
  • Canal centering and canal transportation of true shape and wave one gold files.
  • Comparative evaluation of R C shaping ability of two novel Ni Ti files – an in vitro study.
  • Electrochemical dissolution and retrieval of broken Ni Ti endodontic files in root canals using various simulated body fluids – An in vitro study.
  • Effect of various chemical solvents as final irrigant on the bond strength of root dentine exposed to chloroform – An In vitro study.
  • Comparative evaluation of the shear bond strength of a one step Universal adhesive, two step self etch adhesive and a total etch system to pulpal floor dentine – An In Vitro study
  • Comparative Evaluation of compressive strength of Pro Root MTA, Biodentin and Endocem MTA when subjected to lead contamination – An In Vitro study
  • Comparative Evaluation of Apical microcrack using single and multifile systems in continuous motions – An In vitro study.
  • Fracture resistance of Endodontically treated teeth restored with various bilayered restorations – An In Vitro study
  • A Comparative study on the efficacy of remineralising and bleaching agents on the microhardness of enamel – an In Vitro study.
  • Comparative Evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy of a novel herbal alternative chaomolaena odorata, 5% sodium hypochlorite, 2% chlorhexidene against enterococcus faecalis biofilm formed on tooth substrate – An In Vitro study.
  • Comparison of antimicrobial efficacy of novel root canal irrigants with a conventional root canal irrigant against mature enterococcus faecalis biofilm – An In Vitro study.
  • Evaluation of changes in dentine micro hardness following usage of novel and conventional irrigants – An In Vitro comparative study.
  • Clinical effectiveness of a self adhesive flowable composite in non carious cervical lesion – An In Vitro study.
  • A cone beam computer tomography study of the root canal morphology, canal shape and position of bifurcation of mandibular first premolar in Indian sub population – An In Vivo study.
  • Concomitant occurrence of bilateral dens invaginatus and talon’s cusp – A case report.
  • Effect of post space preparation on microcrack formation on root dentine – An SEM study.
  • Effect of alkalinisation of Lidocaine on success of IANB with buccal infiltration for teeth with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis – A prospective randomized double blind study
  • To evaluate the antimicrobial property of Tinospora cordifolia and Achyranthes aspera against root canal poly microbes and to determine its zone of inhibition.
  • To determine the antimicrobial property of Tinospora cordifolia and Achyranthes aspera against root canal poly microbes using silver nano particles.
  • Comparative evaluation of shear bond strength of a newer modified    composite and a bulk fill flowable composite to mineral trioxide aggregate and biodentine:an in vitro study
  • Comparative evaluation of fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth using nano ceramic composite and nanohybrid composite:an in vitro study
  • Comparative evaluation of fracture strength of class ii resin restorations filled with a flowable dual cure bulk fill and an incrementally filled composite:an in vitro study

Ongoing  research projects

  • Comparative evaluation of surface roughness of posterior bulk fill composite with three different polishing systems:an in vitro study
  • Comparative evaluation of depth of cure and degree of conversion of a preheated bulk fill packable composite to a bulk fill packable and flowable composite:an invitro study
  • Comparative evaluation of apical microleakage after immediate and delayed post space preparation using three different sealers:an in vitro study
  • Comparative evaluation of cleaning efficacy using three different rotary file systems:an in vitro study
  • Comparative evaluation of the effect of salivary contamination and reapplication of adhesives on the shear bond strength using two different seventh generation adhesive systems :an invitro study
  • Evaluation of the effects of dentin desensitiser on the shear bond strength of composite to dentin using two different bonding agents:an in vitro study
  • Effect of various collagen cross linkers on the push out bond strength of an epoxy resin sealer to sodium hypochlorite treated root dentin
  • Efffect of surface treatments on the shear bond strength of composite resin and rmgic to biodentine and its evaluation under sem:an invitro study
  • Effect of various antioxidants in the bond strength of composites after bleaching