The Department of Prosthetic Dentistry was established in 1980. It comprises of both clinical and dental laboratory facilities to train undergraduate students and dental technicians.
The undergraduate teaching programme of Prosthetic Dentistry is 2 year duration and commences in the third year of the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) course. The teaching programme comprises of comprehensive series of lectures, clinical and laboratory practical sessions. The Department is equipped with two modern dental laboratories in order to support the management of patients with basic and advanced prosthetic treatments. The training of postgraduate students of Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PGIM) who follow the Master of Surgery course in Restorative Dentistry and Diploma in Hospital Dental Practice (DHDP) is also provided by the department. In addition the department is also involved in the training of dental surgery assistants and dental technicians which is conducted by the dental auxiliary training school.