Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

The department of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics was established in Sri Venkateswara dental college in the year 2007 and postgraduation was started in the year 2019. It is dedicated towards quality education of dental student in the subject of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics.The preclinical and clinical skills for the management of various clinical cases dealing with conservative dentistry and endodontics, includes diagnosis, treatment planning and follow up, post treatment care. Apart from the curriculum given by Dental Council of India, research work in various fields of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics including latest advancements and technological development are being carried out by the department.

The department has a pre-clinical and a clinical wing which is devoted towards the teaching and training of undergraduate and postgraduate students preparing them to face various challenges and bringing out the best dental health care professionals in them. The department of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics are equipped with all sophisticated instruments and trains the postgraduates with special magnification aids like loupes and dental operating microscopes. Digital x-ray operatory along with the microsurgical facilities enhance the learning process of the postgraduate students.

Head of the Department:
Dr. M.R. Srinivasan, M.D.S, Professor and Head
BDS: Government Dental College, Chennai
MDS: Government Dental College, Chennai

Dr. M.R. Srinivasan has 35 years of teaching experience. He had won Fellowship award from Indian Society for Dental Research. Has more than 50 publications to his credit with a total of DCI credit points of more than 550. He has delivered numerous guest lectures. He has served as Secretary General of Indian Society of Dental Research, as the Executive committee member, Vice president and President of Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. He was the president of Indian association of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics during the year 2013-14. Currently, he is the President of our state association, Conservative and Endodontics association of Tamil Nadu. He is a recipient of ‘Lifetime achievement award’ from Centenarian trust, fellowship award by ISDR and Vels University ‘Achievement award’. He was awarded ‘Dhronacharya award 2020’ by Conservative and Endodontic association of Tamil Nadu. He was also a recipient of Academician award and Humanitarian award by Indian association of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics. He was the co-investigator for 3 research grant projects funded by The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University and 1 research project funded by the Indian association of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics. He is a recognized PhD guide who has also guided our department professor Dr.Poorni S to successfully accomplish her PhD. He has Authored a chapter on resorption in the Book “FACE – 1” by Dr Lakshmi Narayanan. He has also authored a chapter in the book “Face-2”. He was the Organizing Chairman for IFEA World Endodontic Conference 2020 and 2021. Currently he has taken over as the President- Elect of Indian Endodontic Society for the academic year 2023-2024.

S.No. Faculty Name Designation
1 Dr. M.R. Srinivasan Professor & HOD
2 Dr. D. Duraivel Professor
3 Dr. S. Poorni Professor
4 Dr. C. Nishanthine Reader
5 Dr. Diana Davidson Reader
6 Dr. Deepa Lakshmi Reader
7 Dr S Abirami Senior Lecturer
8 Dr M Anand Senior Lecturer
9 Dr. D. Nirmala Senior Lecturer
10 Dr. K. Vinothini Senior Lecturer
11 Dr. Sri Vidhya Senior Lecturer
12 Dr. Kunguma Supraja Senior Lecturer
13 Dr. Shenbagam Senior Lecturer
14 Dr. G. Sastami Senior Lecturer
15 Dr. R. Padmapriya Senior Lecturer
16 Dr. R. Devi Lecturer

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