The department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics at the Bhabha College of Dental Sciences,Bhopal was established in 2008.
The department aims at the diagnosis and prevention of Dental caries and Pulpal diseases,restoring diseased teeth to its original form and function by providing restorative and endodontic treatments thus conserving remaining tooth structure and preserving the natural dentition and improving esthetics of the patient by restoring with tooth-coloured materials and bleaching procedures.
The department is spread over a large area of the college and located on the first floor of the main building that includes under-graduate section, post-graduate section,pre-clinical laboratory,a spacious reception area, separate clinical area for each section, well-equipped postgraduate laboratory, Professors,Reader and Lecturers rooms, Seminar room with department library, PG common room with locker facilities, Endosurgery room, X-ray room, Store and a separate area for sterilization and disinfection of instruments. The department has state-of-the-art technology,dedicated teaching and non-teaching staff and infrastructure to render effective and predictable services to the patients.
Department primary mission is to cater to the needs of people in the best possible manner and to raise dental awareness among the people.
In separate pre-clinical Section ,a phantom head lab with phantom head assembly is provided to mimic real time patient care experience in lab setting.This provides necessary feel to the students before they enter into the clinical section.This phantom head assembly includes simulators with artificial jaw and teeth.In first and second year,students are trained to work on these simulators where they perform operative procedures on artificial teeth first before working on patients.In third year and final year they can perform these procedures on patients.
One of the busiest department of the college,the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics aims at "increasing the lifespan of teeth,"
The goal of the Deparment of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics is to provide care that is specific and appropriate to the needs of each patient.The department offers high quality preventive and treatment care in a convenient setting. Patients are treated using contemporary and advanced techniques under strict infection control guidelines.
Well organized and quality dental treatment procedures ensures a regular flow of patients for clinical training,skill development and research requirements during the clinical phase for both the under-graduate and post-graduate students.
The department is endowed with a dedicated and experienced faculty,all of whom are committed to excellance in education,patient care,scholarly activity and research. Special emphasis is also laid on attending,participating and conducting professional development programs to enhance and enrich professional knowledge.