Conservative Dentistry is the branch of dentistry which is concerned with the conservation of teeth in the mouth. It embraces the practice of operative dentistry and endodontics, and includes various kinds of direct and indirect restorations of individual teeth in the mouth. The department of conservative dentistry and endodontics at rural dental college caters to graduate students at the school and offers a postgraduate programme leading to a master of dental surgery.
rimary goal of Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of sequelae of dental caries and includes the techniques and procedures to restore the teeth to full function & appearance in an aesthetically pleasing manner with as little loss of healthy tooth structure as possible. It also involves performing root canal treatment and associated surgical procedures to rid the tooth of its offending malady The treatment provided include various fillings, root canal treatment surgical endodontics, endodontic implants, bleaching, & management of traumatized teeth.
The departmental has state of the art equipment which includes digital radiography & intraoral imaging, apex locators ,dentine desensitizer & odontometer, e&q plus-meta-biomed thermoplastisized G.P system, thermaprep plus kit oven, reduction gear hand-piece. A fully installed ceramic unit and restorative Dental Laboratory capable of doing specialised laboratoty work helps postgraduate students to deliver a comprehensive treatment.