Conservative Dentistry is the art and science of the diagonosis, treatment and prognosis of defect of teeth that do not require full coverage restorations for correction.
Such treatment should result in the restoration of proper tooth, function and esthetics, while maintaining the physiologic integrity of the teeth in harmonious relationship with the adjacent hard and soft tissues, all of which should enhance the general health and welfare of the patient.
Endodontics is the branch of dentistry which is concerned with morphology, Physiology and pathology of human dental pulp and peri-radicular tissues. Its study and practice encompasses the basic and clinical science including the biology of normal pulp and etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disease, and injuries of pulp and associated peri-radicular condition, and also including, the procedures like bleaching of discolored teeth and endodontic implants.
The Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics at SIDS aims to maintain standards in teaching the undergraduate and postgraduate students and in treating the patients. Department has dedicated teaching and nonteaching staff with excellent infrastructure to deliver effective services to patients. The department is equipped with advanced dental chairs, latest dental equipment, operating microscopes and clinical materials. We provide plentitude of treatments ranging from direct and indirect tooth restorations, esthetic veneers, aesthetic rehabilitation, smile designing, vital and non-vital bleaching, non-surgical root canal treatment, retreatment of failed endodontically treated teeth and surgical endodontics with dental operating microscopes. Department library is equipped with updated editions of all the textbooks, national and international journals.
The objective of undergraduate/postgraduate program in the department is to emphasize the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of defects of the teeth which includes caries involving different hard tissues of the teeth, wasting diseases of teeth, pulpal, periapical diseases and also post endodontic rehabilitation. Special emphasis is given to rehabilitation of the form, function and esthetics of the teeth.