Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences
Conservative Dentistry & endodontics

Conservative Dentistry & endodontics Department

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The Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics is concerned with the treatment of diseases and defects of hard tissues of teeth, specifically the restoration of the form, function and esthetics of those hard tissues. It also includes cosmetic and esthetic correction of teeth. Endodontics deals with root canal treatment, endodontic surgery and related treatments. In the present era, the world emphasis is on preservation with precision, hence these two specialities play a vital role in saving the natural tooth.

Of the Total OPD coming to Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Centre,80 percent report to the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics for diagnosis and treatment of dental caries, tooth pain, food lodgement in tooth , tooth sensitivity, discoloured teeth, aesthetic restorations and root canal treatment.

The Various treatments performed in the Department include

Amalgam restorations

Composite restorations

Glass ionomer restorations

Vital pulp therapies

Esthetic Dental procedures – Vital & Non Vital bleaching , Veneers

Root canal treatment

Treatment of failed root canal treatment

Post endodontic restorations

Surgical procedures involving the root canal

The Department of Conservative dentistry has grown in leaps and bounds since the inception of the dental college in 2003. The post graduion MDS course commenced in 2009 and ever since batches of two each have successfully completed .

The Department is one of the largest in the college and sprawls over almost 8000 square feet.

The infrastructure includes :

Undergraduate clinic

Post Graduate clinic

Endo Surgical room with Dental operating microscope

Wet and Dry sterilisation Areas: Sterilization room with latest B-Class autoclaves, hand piece sterilizers, glass bead sterilizer, ultra-sonic baths & needle destroyer.

Department Library with internet connection, Scanner and Printer..

Well equipped seminar hall with LCD projector.

Separate phantom head laboratory with tables , micromotors and airotors are available for pre clinical training for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

A supportive Full-fledged laboratory with work in metal and tooth color restorations is available in the Department .


World class dental treatments are performed at nominal charges. The department is equipped with the state of the art equipments and material. Treatment performed by students is supervised and guided by experienced faculty. The many of the clinical procedures are performed by the experienced staff who have clinical expertise.

The Department is manned by dedicated teachers, actively involved in both teaching and clinical program. Continuing Dental education and hands on training programs are routinely conducted by the department for the benefit of private practitioners and fresh graduates.