::Departments : Clinical : Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridge
DEPARTMENT OF PROSTHODONTICS:
 
The year 1953 saw the dawn of the department of Prosthetics along with the establishment of the this esteemed Dental College. 1979 was when the post-graduate course was established by a pioneer in Prosthetics and Gnathology specialist- Dr. E.G.R.Solomon.
 
The post graduate course in the department of Prosthodontics was first started in the year 1979.Dr.M.Vasantha kumar and Dr.Anitha Simon were the first batch of MDS Students in Prosthetic dentistry both of them were working as lecturers in the institution with BDS qualification
 
At present there are 6 post-graduates per year. The MDS course is of 3 years duration at the end of which a thesis , library dissertation and seminars have to be submitted according to MGR University rules.

The complete attendance and punctuality of students and staff members and their global service to the humanity makes this institution prestigious and unparalleled .
The first department to start  the PhD programme  and two candidates  have registered. Dr.Ramkumar  Asst Professor of  Prosthtics of Tamil andu Government Dental College  and Dr.C.Gunasekar ,MDS Senior                have been admitted  for the Ph.D Programme

Average Out patient strength is about 100-120 patients per day. Both under –graduate and post-graduates undertake prosthetic work along with dental mechanics providing lab support for o.p work alone.
 The current prosthodontic department is comprised of 11 faculty members,2 staff nurses,4 dental technicians and 1 male nursing assistant.
This is the only department that sees under-graduates right from First BDS to Final BDS!
 
FACULTY MEMBERS
 
Dr. Meenakshi Akshyalingam MDS,   :   Professor &HOD
Dr. K.Vinayagavel MDS,                     :   Professor
Dr. P. RupKumar MDS,                       :    Associate Professor
Dr. G. Sri RamPrabhu MDS,                :   Associate Professor
Dr. M.Rajakumar MDS,                       :   AssociateProfessor
Dr. T. Jeyanthi Kumari MDS,              :   Assistant Professor
Dr. S.Vinayakam MDS,                       :   AssistantProfessor
Dr. J.Gandhimathi MDS,                     :   AssistantProfessor
Dr. V.Parimala MDS,                           :   AssistantProfessor
Dr. M.Kanmani MDS,                         :   AssistantProfessor
Dr. V.Harishnath MDS,                       :   AssistantProfessor
Dr. Preethy Chandran MDS,               :   Assistant Professor
Dr. D.Lingeshwar MDS,                     :   AssistantProfessor

 
 

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