RD Dental College

RANJEET DESHMUKH DENTAL COLLEGE & RESEARCH CENTRE, NAGPUR-440019

Formerly, VSPM Dental College and Research Centre

Recognized by Dental Council of India, Affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Science, Nashik

(NAAC Accredited with B+)

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

Department of Prosthodontics strives to continue on the journey embarked 25 years back maintaining high standards of quality and ethics in patient care and academics. We aspire to motivate our undergraduate and post graduate students to inculcate qualities of discipline, integrity and professionalism combined with empathy and dedication towards patients visiting the department.

The specialty is the BACKBONE of dentistry and provides training to a student right from first year to final year. It also serves to large majority of patients coming to the institute offering state of art treatment in affordable rates.

We contribute to the society at large by conducting free denture camps, provide solace to the patients at our Maxillofacial Centre ‘PRAYAAS’ and also work for the updating of the dental fraternity by organizing various continuing dental education workshops and programs.

FACULTY

Dr. Neelam Pande

Professor & HOD

Dr. Saee Deshmukh

Professor

Dr. Rajlakshmi Banerjee

Reader

Dr. Anuj Chandak

Reader

Dr. Akhil Rathi

Reader

Dr. Priti Jaiswal

Reader

Dr. Ojas Gajbhiye

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Richa Sahai

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Samidha Pande

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Vijeta S. Gajbhiye

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Kalyani Deshmukh

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Jyoti Sharma

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Shreyasi Jogi

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Anushree Bhoge

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Jayashree Joshi

Lecturer

Dr. Jaishree Chahande

Lecturer

Dr. Anita Kahar

Lecturer

Overall Department Achievements:
  • MUHS Affiliated Fellowship in “Esthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry” started in 2023.
  • Organized 48 th   Indian Prosthodontics Society’s National Conference, Nagpur-3 rd – 6 th December 2020 in association with IPS Nagpur Branch; 17 th Indian Prosthodontics Society’s National Post Graduate Convention –10 th -12 th  July 2015 and First State Level Conference of Indian Prosthodontic Society, “ESTHETICON 2022” in conjunction with IPS Nagpur Branch.
  • Conducting Add-on Course on “Digital Prosthodontics” and Value-added Course on “Prosthodontic Aspect for Geriatric Patients: Management and Treatment Considerations” for Undergraduate students.
  • Dr. Usha Radke, “Permanent Executive Committee member” of Indian Prosthodontic Society, Nagpur Branch. & Dr. Neelam Pande, “Executive Committee member” IPS Head Office (2019 – 21) & Dr. Saee Deshpande, selected as “Subject Expert” in the specialty of Prosthodontics Competency Based UG & PG Curriculum by DCI,2020.
  • Conducted more than 12 Pre-convention courses at Indian Prosthodontics Society’s National Conferences and Conventions & Organized “PROSTHOCON” specialty Conference and CDE Programs for Post-Graduates and Undergraduate students every year.
  • Awarded as “Best Department” on 26 th January 2014.
  • Research grants- MUHS-LTRG Grant received worth 1 lakh for 2016-17 for project titled: ‘Quality of life of head & neck cancer patients before and after prosthetic rehabilitation.’-ITI SG Grant received worth 11 Lakhs for 2016-18 for project titled: ‘Performance of implant retained mandibular overdentures: Effect of attachment type on patient satisfaction.’-MUHS-LTRG Grant received worth 1 lakh for 2018-19 for project titled: ‘Comparative evaluation of nutritional status and quality of life in patients rehabilitated with single implant retained mandibular overdenture with conventional mandibular complete denture.’& 8 Undergraduate students received MUHS Short Term Research Grant and One student received ICMR grant.
  • Three previous & Two Functional MoU’s for Interdisciplinary Research– 1. RST & department of Prosthodontics, VSPMDCRC on 30/04/2016. 2. P.C. Jacob & department of Prosthodontics for Maxillofacial Rehabilitation Centre for Excellence, VSPMDCRC on 01/03/2016 & 3. VNIT –Department of Metallurgy & Department of Prosthodontics on 29/03/2016. 4. ITI- For Add-on Course with ITI -2021 Onwards 5. RST- for Maxillofacial & Cancer patients-2022 onwards.
  • 254 Publications in various International & National PubMed & Non-Indexed Journals
  • 333 Completed Research Projects, 1 Inter-professional Research and 17 Ongoing Research Projects of Faculties, Post Graduate and Under Graduate students.
  • 2 Patents registered and 13 Copyrights published.
  • Drug Clinical Trial 2021: A Phase IV, Prospective, Single-Arm, Multicentre Study to determine the Safety and Effectiveness of Lidocaine 2% viscous solution with Dr. Reddy’s laboratory. Subjects who require study treatment for reducing gagging during taking of X-Ray and Dental Impressions.
  • “Prayaas” – Center for Maxillofacial Rehabilitation for providing post cancer prosthetic rehabilitation at affordable cost & Developed Mobile App – “Prayaas” for ‘Oral Cancer Awareness’ amongst general population.
  • Extension Activities/ Specialty Camps: a) Free Denture Camps etc. b) Mucormycosis Task Force to treat mucormycosis patients of Nagpur-organized by Dept. Of Prosthodontics, VSPM’s DCRC, Nagpur in association with IPS Nagpur Branch 2020-21. c) During 2020-21- Online dental education awareness camp with Institute of Science, Innerwheel & Jyeshtha Nagrik Mandal by faculty and PG’s.
Staff Achievements:
Dr. Neelam Pande
  • Recipient of Best paper award for paper presentation at 57 th  Indian Dental Conference, Kochi, January,2003. Recipient of Most active outstanding IDA Member Award, 2004 IDA Nagpur Branch M.S. Best Teacher award at VSPM. DCRC, Nagpur on 5 th  2008.
  • Received “High Impact Award” at e-MEDIC 2021, for demonstrating selfless Team work solving problem titled “Tooth preparation to receive full PFM Restorations” at Medical Device innovation virtual camp e-MEDIC during 2 nd -24 th October 2021, by BETIC IIT Mumbai.
  • Received “Prostho-Maestro” award during 2021 from IPS Nagpur Branch.
  • Guest Speaker at National & International Specialty Conferences & Workshops. And Mentor for Pre-convention workshops during Specialty Post-graduate Conventions.
  • Chief Convener of Registration Committee during 17 th  IPS Post-Graduate Students Convention, hosted by VSPM Dental College & hospital, Nagpur Between 10 th  – 12 thJuly, 2015.
  • Completed Advance certificate course in Health Science Education Technology, MUHS, Nasik, in 2018.
  • Organizing Co-Chairman of 48 th  IPS National Virtual Conference 2020, Nagpur, between 3 rd – 6 th  December 2020.
  • President IPS Nagpur Branch (Yr.2019 – 20). Executive Committee member IPS Head Office (2019 – 21)&Editor, IPS Nagpur Branch (2022-25).
  • Published three online books titled i) “Complications & Failures in Implantology” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. ISBN:978-613-9-99863-0. ii) “Laminate veneers” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. ISBN-13: 978-620-2-56497-7. iii) “Esthetics in Implants” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-620-2- 67306-8.
  • Research grantsreceived: -LTRG from MUHS, Nasik for the project titled “Quantification & Characterization of Solid waste generated in Department of Prosthodontics, VSPM’s DCRC, Nagpur.
Dr.Saee Deshmukh  
  • Emerging Young Talent Award by VSPM’s Academy of Higher Education in 2012.
  • Editorial Board Member of Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society (Indexed in Pubmed) 2016-till date.
  • Chief editor- Journal of Advances in Dental Practice and Research (JADPR) 2022 and Associate editor- Journal of Education Technology in Health Sciences
  • Awarded Fellowship in Oral Implantology by MUHS,Nashik 2016
  • Teachers’ Scholarship Award by MUHS, Nashik for educational Research Project 2012-13.
  • Research project titled ‘Performance of Mandibular implant related overdenture: Effect of attachment type on patient satisfaction’ has been selected for Short Grant by International Team for Implantology (ITI)-2016 worth Rupees 11Lacs.
  • Selected as an Associate Fellow–Association for medical education in Europe 2018 & Selected for IPS-JPS International Scientific Exchange Programme 2009 & visited Tsurumi University, Yokohama, Japan as a Research Scholar to study Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
  • Research project awarded as Best Innovation in ORAL HEALTH INNOVATIONS CONFERENCE 2019, organized jointly by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare & Centre for Dental Education & Research, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi & Best paper presentation prize at Conference on Digital Dentistry supported by Dept. of Science & Technology hosted at Visveswaraiya National Institute of Technology Nagpur 2018.
  • Plaque of appreciation from Indian Prosthodontics Society Head office as Organizing Secretary of 48 th IPS Conference at Nagpur 2020 & as a Scientific Convener of 17 th IPS PG Convention at Nagpur 2015.
  • Winner of Silver Medal in mobile app category in International Virtual Learning Conference hosted by IMU Malaysia Nov. 2020 & selected as Subject Expert in the specialty 5 of Prosthodontics Competency Based UG & PG Curriculum by DCI, 2020 and Winner of Best Product Design Award for developing and designing a device to prevent and treat Bruxism in ‘e-Medha Medical Device Hackathon’ organized by BeTiC IIT Bombay on 8-16 May 2021.
  • Best individual performer award by VSPMAHE in 2018.
  • Student research project granted MUHS STRG 2019, 2021 and Student research project granted ICMR STS grant 2021-22
  • Member DCI committee on curriculum revision 2020 and Approved faculty for Basic and Advanced Research Methodology courses and Basic teachers’ training course by MUHS, Nashik.
  • Authored a Book chapter titled “Qualitative Research” in book titled- “Research Methodology” by Blue Rose publishers 2020 and Authored 56 publications in PubMed indexed and international peer reviewed journals with 157 citations, H-index:7, i10 index: 10.
  • Authored chapters in 2 books, 4 copyrights and 1 patent, 13 Keynote lectures at various national and international conferences and 40 scientific presentations at various international, national, state conferences.
Dr.Rajlakshmi Banerjee
  • In-charge for MUHS affiliated Fellowship course on ‘Esthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry’ and Add-on course on ‘Digital Prosthodontics’ by the Department of Prosthodontics.
  • Guest speaker at IPS Kerala branch webinar series 2023
  • Guest speaker at multidisciplinary seminar on Update in Cancer organized by RST regional cancer institute, Nagpur on 11 December. 2022
  • Elected as Secretary, IPS Nagpur branch for term 2022-2025 of IPS Nagpur Branch
  • PhD Scholar in Prosthodontics in 2021
  • Guest speaker at 23 rd  PG Convention of Indian Prosthodontic Society at Jaipur in 2021
  • Scientific Co-Chairman at 48 th   IPS National Conference.
  • Editor for ‘Journal of Prosthetic rehabilitation’ by Nagpur IPS from 2019-2022
  • Chief Coordinator for E-Prosthocon 15 days’ webinar series dated on 3 rd  to 17 th  August 2020.
  • Awarded ‘Best Individual Performer’ for the year 2018 on 26 th  January 2019 by VSPM AHE, Nagpur.
  • Awarded and presented the LTRG project of 1 lakh rupees, at the State Level Research conference at Navi Mumbai, 2019.
  • Awarded First prize as co-author for Scientific Paper Presentation on ‘Digitalization: A boon to Implant Prosthodontics at the National conference on Digital Dentistry: CAD, CAM and CAE on 10 th -11 th  August, 2018 at VNIT, Nagpur.
  • Awarded the ICD Bronze Award for Faculty Paper presentation at the ICD Convention and Famdent show at Nagpur, on 24 th -25 th  March, 2018.
  • Awarded YOUNG STAR Faculty speaker at ‘Esthetic Consideration for Implants’ at 41 st  IPS Conference, Ahmedabad,2013.
Dr.Anuj Chandak     
  • Convener, Trade, 17 th  IPS PG Convention, July 2015.
  • Co-investigator in research project titled ‘Performance of Mandibular implant related overdenture: Effect of attachment type on patient satisfaction’ has been selected for Short Grant by International Team for Implantology (ITI)-2016 worth Rupees 11 Lacs.
  • Presented paper titled “Rehabilitation of hemimandibulectomy defect with free fibula flap and implant supported prosthesis – A Novel Approach” at 46 th  IPS conference Mangalore held on 15 th to 18 th  2018 & Presented poster titled “Performance of mandibular implant supported overdenture: Effect of attachment type on patient satisfaction.” at ITI congress Southeast Asia, Kuala Lumpur held on 29 th  -30 th  March 2019.
  • Speaker at Digital Implantology workshop held on 12/02/2018 at VSPMDCRC.
  • Conducted preconference course on Minimally Invasive Esthetic Restorations at 47 th  IPS National Conference Raipur 28 th  Nov. to 1 st  December 2019.
  • Treasurer VSPM Alumni Association.
  • Sport in charge VSPMDCRC.
  • Preconference Chairman 48 th IPS National conference, Nagpur, 3 rd  to 6 th  Dec. 2020
  • Mentor in preconference on CBCT in Dental Implantology at 48 th  IPS National Conference, Nagpur, 3 rd  to 6 th  Dec. 2020.
  • Speaker at Pre-Conference course on “All on 4” hands on implant course held at VSPM DCRC Nagpur 11 th -12 th  March 2022.
Dr. Akhil Rathi
  • Chairperson for Scientific Faculty Paper at 48 th  IPS National Conference 2020-Nagpur on 3 rd  – 6 th  2020.
  • Book Published “Aesthetics in Implants” by Lambert Academic Publishing in August 2020
  • As a Co-ordinator at the webinar series E-PROSTHOCON -2020 on 6 th  Aug 2020.
  • Mentor for Pre-Conference Course titled “Decoding Temporomandibular disorders: – A Simplified Approach” at 21 st IPS PG convention Ahmedabad, April 2019.
  • Presented paper titled “Role of Platelet rich fibrin in Implant placement” at 41 th  IPS conference Mumbai held on 1 st  -4 th  December, 2016.
  • Conducted ‘PROSTHOQUEST’ Intercollegiate Post graduate quiz competition on the occasion of World Prosthodontist day on 22 nd  Jan at VSPM DCRC, Nagpur, 2018.
  • Presented a Guest Lecture at RST Cancer Institute and Research Centre “Extraoral Prosthesis- An Update” on 30 th  November, 2018, Nagpur.
  • Presented paper titled “Evaluation of impact of inter-professional education module regarding dentistry on medical students: A Cross Sectional Study” Educational Research International Ericon-2017, Pre-Conclave & Conclave 2017 Le Meridian, Nagpur (18 th  -19 th  Feb 2017)
  • Judged in scientific session at 2 days’ conference on “Maxillofacial rehabilitation: Building competencies to enhance outcome” at VSPM Dental College, 16 th  & 17 th
  • Contributed as Faculty on free dental check-up at “Sehat Mela” organized by Maheshwari Samaj between 3 rd  Feb to 17 th Feb.
Dr.Priti Jaiswal
  • Completed Study on Drug Trial 2022 A Phase IV, Prospective, Single-Arm, Multicentre Study to determine the Safety and Effectiveness of Lidocaine 2% viscous solution and received a grant of Rs 2,54,700 by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Hyderabad. 2021-2022
  • Received Best Scientific Paper Annual Award for 2020-2021 held at NIDACON 2022 held at Nagpur from 8 th  – 10 th  April 2022.
  • Securing First Position in Paper Presentation in Practitioner Category at NIDACON 2022 held at Nagpur from 8 th  – 10 th  April 2022 Title: An innovative and simple technique of Hollow Maxillary Complete Denture. A case report.
  • 1 st  winner in Essay competition & 2 nd  winner in Innovations in Prosthodontics in teaching staff category on the Occasion of Prosthodontist Day on 22 nd  Jan 2021 at Nagpur.
  • Chairperson & Judging scientific Sessions at the Sync National Dental Conference held from 15 th to 17 th February 2023, Nagpur at VSPMDCRC, NIDACON 2023 from 15 th to 16 th April 2023, Nagpur, 23 rd IPS PG Convention 2021, Mahatma Gandhi Dental College & hospital Jaipur, Rajasthan, India 2 nd  -4 th  July 2021, at 49 th  IPS National Virtual Conference 2021 Chennai, India 1 st  -5 th  December 2021, at NIDACON 2022 held at Nagpur from 8 th  – 10 th  April 2022, at NIDACON 2020 held at Nagpur on 29 th   Feb & 1 st   March 2020.
  • Scientific Paper Presentation :  at ISOI 2023-Nagpur 19 th -22 nd January 2023, 50 th Golden Jubilee Conference of Indian Prosthodontic Society Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, New Delhi on 10 th -13 th Nov 2022, 48 th  IPS National Conference 2020-Nagpur on 3 rd  –6  th   Dec 2020, ICD Scientific Paper Presentation at Famdent 2018, Chitnvis Centre, Nagpur, 24 th  & 25 th   March 2018, & Scientific Paper Presentation at the National Conference on Digital Dentistry: CAD, CAM and CAE at VNIT, Nagpur, 10 th   & 11 th   August 2018
  • Book Published “LAMINATES” by Lambert Academic Publishing in June 2020.
  • Scientific Poster Presentation and won 1 st  prize “Reconstructive surgery with autogenous chin block graft and esthetic rehabilitation of missing anterior tooth after placement of implant” at Implacon 2019 at Le Meridian Nagpur on 10  th  -11 th  Aug 2019.
Dr.Ojas Gajbhiye
  • Chaired the session as above on 2 nd  July 2021.
  • Guest speaker at VSPMDCRC, on occasion of International Men’s Day program on 2 nd  Dec 2021.
  • Patent published on 11 th  March 2022- medical products automated monitoring system using IOT technology.
  • Patent published on 30th September 2022- formulation and evaluation of curcuma long and phyllanthusembilica loaded silica particles as dental plaque inhibitors.
  • Felicitation by the hands of Dr Vilas Thombre sir (vice dean- NKPSIMS) for the noble gesture – Blood donation camp at NKPSIMS & RC, LMH- BLOOD & COMPONENT CENTRE, Digdoh Hills Nagpur
Dr. Richa Sahai
  • 1 st  Prize in Delegate Paper Presentation at Nidacon – Central India’s Biggest Dental Conference held at Nagpur from 8 th – 10 th  April 2022.
  • 1 st Prize in Delegate Paper Presentation at Virtual Dental Conclave held at Nagpur on 27th – 28 th August 2022.
  • 1 st Prize in Delegate Paper Presentation at 28 th National Conference of ISOI 2023, Nagpur on 18 th – 22nd January 2023.
  • Keynote Lecture: – “Maxillofacial Prosthodontics – Sculpting Finesse” on the occasion of International Woman’s Day at SDKS Dental College & Hospital, Nagpur on 8th March 2022.
    – “Maxillofacial Prosthodontics” A lecture conducted by word of dentist on 16th October 2022.
    – Finessin’ English- Spoken English Program from 23rd – 30th January 2023.
  • Chairing/Judging – Webinar ‘Prosthetic options and Implant impressions’ held on 05th June 2021 at 23rd IPS PG Convention, Jaipur Rajasthan on 02nd- 05th July 2021
  • – E-poster at Dental Conclave 2022 on 27th – 28th Aug 2022
    – Paper presentation at Dental Conclave 2022 on 27th – 28th Aug 2022
    – Paper presentation at 50TH Golden Jubilee Conference IPS on 10th – 13 th November 2022, New Delhi
  • Copyright titled: – “Effect of Silanized Nanoparticles Reinforced PMMA On Flexural Strength” registered with Government of India as First Author.
  • – Antimicrobial Efficacy of Three Different Disinfection Methods on Heat Cured Acrylic Resin Against Candida Albicans
    – Forensic Odontology Demystifying Difficult Situations
    – Effect of Repeated microwave disinfection on the impact strength and flexural strength of a heat cure denture base resin most commonly used in India
  • Patent titled: “Designing and Developing a clinical merit of Bioactive Glass in Restorative Dentistry”, registered with Government of India as Third Author.
  • Fellowship in – Sports Dentistry from ISPA CHICAGO-USA in 2021
  • – Nobel Biocare in 2021.
  • Certification in ITI QuickStart Program 2021
  • Section editor CIJDS; Clinical editor & Reviewer IJDSIR, IPAPRD
Dr.Samidha Pande
  • Copyright Titled Disinfection Protocol for Eye Prosthesis
  • Copyright titled: Forensic Odontology Demystifying Difficult Situations
  • Copyright titled: Antimicrobial Efficacy of Three Different Disinfection Methods on Heat Cured Acrylic Resin Against Candida Albicans
  • Copyright titled Effect of Silanized Nanoparticles Reinforced PMMA On Flexural Strength, registered with government of India as First Author.
  • Patent titled Designing and Developing a clinical merit of Bioactive Glass in Restorative Dentistry, registered with government of India as Third Author.
  • Certification in ITI QuickStart Program 2021.
  • Author of Series of articles related to oral health awareness "Arogya mantra" published in “Maharashtra Times” all editions overall Maharashtra.
Dr. Jayashree Joshi
  • First prize in Scientific Paper Presentation at 61st Maharashtra State Dental Conference 2022, Amravati
  • Second prize in Essay competition at National Essay Competition 2022 in category-2 –faculty, conducted by Indian Society of Prosthodontics, Restorative Periodontics (ISPRP)
  • Recipient of Dr B Subhash Chandra Shetty Award for Best Local Branch Journal, 2020-21
  • Ph. D. in Clinical Psychology by Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, October 2020.
  • First prize in Essay competition at National Essay Competition 2019 & 2020 in category III conducted by Indian Society of Periodontology
  • Co-Chairperson, Faculty Paper, 48 th Indian Prosthodontic Society National Virtual Conference, 2020, Convener, Travel and Accommodation, 17 th  IPS PG Convention, July 2015 and Convener, Registration, 62 nd  Indian Dental Conference, Nagpur, 2009,
  • 1 st  Prize in Scientific Paper Presentation at 70 th  Indian Dental Conference held at Mumbai, February 2017.
  • Recipient of Best Local Branch President Award by Head Office IDA, 2014 (National level) and by IDA Maharashtra State Branch, 2014 (State level).
  • 2 nd  Merit, M.A (Clinical Psychology), RTM Nagpur University, 2011 and completed M.B.A. (Health Care Management and HR), RTM Nagpur University, 2016.
  • Recipient of Best Teacher Award, VSPMDCRC, 2006.
Dr.Jaishree Chahande
  • 1st Prize in Onsite Category for Copyrighted Long Term Study Paper at National Dental Education Technology Workshop organized by GDCH, Nagpur on 16 th & 17 th March 2023; 1st Prize in Faculty Poster Presentation at 1 st Maharashtra State Level Conference EsthetiCon 2022, Nagpur organized by Indian Prosthodontics Society, Nagpur in association with Mumbai-Navi Mumbai and Pune Branch on 24 th and 25 th September 2022; Consolation Prize in Faculty Paper Presentation at 61st Maharashtra State Dental Conference 2022, Amravati from 9 th -11 th December 2022; 2 nd  Prize at International Conference for Dental Research Presentations 2020 on 22 nd   November 2020; 2 nd   Prize in Poster Presentation at 1 st   State level MUHS Dental Education Technology Conference, Nagpur on 11 th   January, 2014 & 3 rd   Prize in IDA Nagpur Branch e-Essay Competition on 25 th   April 2020.
  • Received Three Copyrights from Copyright Office, Government of India & Guided Two Undergraduate students for MUHS Short Term Research Grant and one student for ICMR STS Project.
  • Scientific poster presentation Co-convener at National UG Students Conference Sync 2023, Co-chairperson of Publicity committee, Reunion 2023 Nagpur; Scientific Student Paper Co- Chairperson at 48 th  IPS National Conference 2020- Nagpur, 3 rd  – 6 th  December 2020 & Venue Convener at 17 th  IPS PG Convention, Nagpur 10 th  -12 th  July 2015.
  • Presented a Poster in National Conference at AIIMS, Nagpur on 14 th  December 2019 & at International Conference ‘Ericon’ on 18 th  February 2017 & Paper presentation at International College of Dentists at Famdent, Poster presentations at 12 th  NCHPE- 26 th  – 30 th  October 2021 at Amritsar, 10 th  NCHPE- 15 th  -17 th  November, 2018 at Nagpur & at 2 nd  NCHPE, Sewagram, 24 th  -27 th  September 2014.
  • MBA in Healthcare Management & Human Resource Management in Summer 2016 & MBA in Hospital Management with ‘A’ Grade in 2008.
  • Chairperson in the Scientific Paper Presentation at NIDACON on 10 th  & 11 th  January 2015; Judge for Scientific Paper Presentation at NIDACON in 2016 & Scientific Committee Member – NIDACON 2017 & Organized & Judged Online E-Poster competition on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons on 1 st  October 2020 and 2022.
  • Coordinator of Add-on Course on “Basic Research Methodology & Scientific Writing” & Judge for Research poster presentation and member of Value added course on “Geriatric Dentistry”.
  • Conducted Webinar cum Online Workshop in 2020 & Speaker many times in Interns and 2 nd BDS Orientation Programs & Conducted “Lakshya” 2017, 2021, 2022 Quiz contests.
  • National Editorial Board Member of JADPR from 2021 & Reviewer & Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Education Technology in Health Sciences (JETHS) till 2020.
  • President Alumni Association of VSPMDCRC, Nagpur – 2013-2015 & Certified VIHASA Trainer & conducted VIHASA workshops many times.
  • Contributed to a column “Mission Admission” in Times of India for addressing 12 th  Standard students to select “Dentistry as a Career option” on 5 th  August 2022. First Prize in Inter- Collegiate Essay Competition, Best Yoga Performer award & 2 nd  Prize in e-poster on occasion of International Yoga Day, Organized Inter- collegiate competitions & conducted Inter-Collegiate Quiz twice on occasion of International Yoga Day on 21 st  June 2020, 2022 & Chief Co-ordinator International Yoga Day 2022. Received 1 st  Prizes in Sketching two times &3 rd  Prize in Painting during Annual Fest.
Dr. Anita Kahar
  • First prize in e-essay and e-poster and Second prize in e-slogan intercollegiate competition organised by VSPM AHE on occasion of International yoga day 21 st June 2023.
  • Faculty for Soft Skill Training Program for First BDS 2022-23 batch on 3 rd January 2023.
  • First prize in Essay competition, in Indian Society of Periodontology, restorative, prosthodontics (ISPRP) National Essay Competition January 2022 in category II.
  • Best Individual Performer award for the year 2020-21 from VSPMAHE received on 26 th  January 2022.
  • Third prize in Paper presentation competition at 4 th  International conference on Forensic Odontology & Child Abuse on 29 th  to 31 st  March 2022.
  • Speaker in Third BDS Orientation Programme on 6 th Febraury 2023, 10 th  January 2022 and Speaker in First BDS Orientation Programme on 11 th  February 2021.
  • Judge for the scientific e-poster competition organized by VSPM’ SWA committee on 17 th August 2021, Judge of Essay competition, organised by Dept of Periodontology, VSPM DC RC on occasion of Oral Hygiene day on 1 st  August 2020.
  • Co-chairperson of student’s Table clinic at 48 th  IPS National Virtual Conference 2020, Nagpur.
  • First prize in Essay competition, in Indian Society of Periodontology National Essay Competition in 2019 and 2020 in category III
  • Scientific paper presented at 72 nd  IDC, Indore 2019, 70 th  IDC, Mumbai 2017, FDI 2014 International Conference 2014.
PG students achievements
Dr.Indrani Thakur
  • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Nano – technology in Prosthodontics” between 21 st  to 24 th  June 2007 at 9 th  IPS PG convention Sawangi, Wardha.
  • Dr. Neha Garg
    • 2 nd  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Zirconia – the metal uses in Prosthodontics” between 6 th  to 10 th  November 2009 at 37 th  conference, IPS, Kerala.
    Dr. Karishma Shori
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Orbital Prosthesis: A clinical report” between 12 th  to 14 th  November 2010 at 38 th  conference, IPS, Indore.
    Dr. Maithilee Kolarkar
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “A hand to a handicapped: A case report of finger prosthesis” at 63 rd  IDA conference, Pune, between 24 th  to 26 th  September 2010.
    Dr.Priti Jaiswal
    • 1 st  prize in table clinic presentation titled “Different way to retain split cast mounting” between 14 th  to 16 th  June 2013 at 15 th  IPS PG convention, Ghaziabad.
    Dr. Nishi Chaurasia
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “It’s all in your hands…..and feet” between 14 th  to 16 th  June 2013 at 15 th  IPS PG convention, Ghaziabad.
    • 2 nd  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Implants: Evolution of a Revolution” during 13 th  to 17 th  November 2013 at 41 st  IPS conference, Ahmadabad.
    Dr.Pranjal Radke
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Ergonomics and work-related musculoskeletal disorder (WMSDS)amongst dentist in India” between 17 th  to 19 th  June 2014, at Asia specific Dental Congress, Dubai, UAE.
    • 1 st      prize     in     scientific     paper     presentation titled “Prosthodontic treatment approach in a patient with Acute Otitis Externs (AOE) patient: A case Report” between 17 th  to 19 th June 2014, at Asia specific Dental Congress, Dubai, UAE.
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “It’s all in your hands….and feet” between 14 th  to 16 th  June 2013 at 15 th  IPS PG convention, Ghaziabad.
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled” Ergonomics and work-related musculoskeletal disorder (WMSDS) amongst Prosthodontist in a health university in India: A Cross-sectional study” between 19 th  to 22 nd  September 2013, at International college of Prosthodontics, Dental congress at Turin, Italy.
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Finite element analysis in Implants” between 19 th  to 22 nd  September 2013, at International college of Prosthodontics, Dental congress at Turin, Italy.
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation in PG student category at IDA Annual Award ceremony, 2014.
    Dr.Sayali Kulkarni
  • MUHS, Nashik, University Topper,5 th  rank in MDS Prosthodontics, in summer 2016. Published a book titled “Complications and Failures in Implantology” LAP LAMBERT publishing group, 2019.
  • Dr. Vinay Kothari
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Prosthodontic approach to treat obstructive sleep apnea using two different designs of mandibular advancement appliance- A clinical case report” between 4 th  to 6 th  December 2015 at 43 rd  IPS conference, Hyderabad.
    Dr. Ishani Bindra
    • 1 st prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Prosthodontic approach to treat obstructive sleep apnea using two different designs of mandibular advancement appliance- A clinical case report” between 4 th to 6 th December 2015 at 43 rd IPS conference, Hyderabad. Dr. Varun Jadhav
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Prosthodontic approach to treat obstructive sleep apnea using two different designs of mandibular advancement appliance- A clinical case report” between 4 th  to 6 th  December 2015 at 43 rd  IPS conference, Hyderabad.
    Dr.Hiennaa Mahale
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “shortened dental arch concept: a survey on the views of dentist” between 5 th  to 6 th  February 2016 at NIDACON Nagpur.
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “An investigation of occlusal wear and its various etiological factors in adult patients: A cross sectional study” between 1 st  to 4 th  December 2016 at 44 th  IPS conference Mumbai.
    Dr. Sneha Mehta
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Esthetic and functional rehabilitation of a worn-out dentition: A case report” between 17 th  to 18 th  march 2018 at PROSTHOCON, VSPM dental college and IPS Nagpur.
    Dr. Rahul Tekale
    • 1 st  prize (Co-author) in scientific paper presentation titled “comparative evaluation of three gingival displacement materials for efficacy in tissue management and dimensional accuracy-an in vivo study” between 6 th  to 7 th  July 2018 at 20 th  IPS PG convention, Chennai.
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Full mouth rehabilitation in completely edentulous patients by implants “during 26 th  to 27 th  January at NIDACON Nagpur 2019.
    Dr. Trupti Bangare
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation (Co-author) titled “Computerized occlusal analysis and splint therapy for management of TMJ disorder “between 6 th  to 7 th July 2018 at 20 th  IPS PG convention, Chennai.
    Dr. Runali Chavan
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “computerized occlusal analysis and splint therapy for management of TMJ disorder” between 6 th to 7 th  July 2018 at 20 th  IPS PG convention, Chennai.
    Dr. Vijeta Gajbhiye
    • 2 nd  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Evaluation of knowledge and attitude about gingival displacement materials and techniques amongst dental practitioners in Nagpur region-A cross sectional study” during 6 th  to 7 th  January 2018 at NIDACON, Nagpur.
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “comparative evaluation of three gingival displacement materials for efficacy in tissue management and dimensional accuracy-an in vivo study” between 6 th  to 7 th  July 2018 at 20 th  IPS PG convention, Chennai.
    • 1 st  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Digitalization: A boon to implant Prosthodontics” between 11 /sup>th  to 12 th  August 2018 at national conference on digital dentistry: CAD, CAM and CAE, VNIT, Nagpur.
    Dr. Insiyah Yusuf
    • 2 nd  prize in scientific paper presentation titled “Implant placement in anterior region with PRF bone graft followed by PFM crown” during 26 th  to 27 th  January 2019 at NIDACON, Nagpur.
    Dr. Richa Sahai
    • 1 st  prize in essay competition titled “Role of Prosthodontist in digital Era” on 22 nd  January 2019 at Prosthodontics day VSPM dental and IPS, Nagpur
    • 1 st  Prize in intercollegiate Essay Competition on “Role of Prosthodontist in modern era “on Prosthodontist day 2019at VSPMDCRC.
    • 1 st  Prize Paper presentation on “Virtuality to reality! Future beacons of digital workflowin maxillofacial prosthesis” at Prosthocon, Nagpur – 16 th & 17 th  February 2019.
    Dr.Suyog Bahiramwar
    • 2 nd  Prize in intercollegiate Essay Competition on “Virtual Articulators” on Prosthodontist day 2020at VSPMDCRC.
    Dr Priya Gupta
    • 1 st  Prize in Paper presentation “Evaluation of risk factors and Clinical manifestation of temporomandibular joint disorders diagnosed according to RDC/TMD Axis Criteria- A case control Study” at 47 th  IPS Raipur
    • 2 nd  prize in Paper Presentation on “Color stability of maxillofacial silicones- a systematic review” at Posthocon 2019.
    Dr Sumeet Jalan
    • 1 st  Prize in Poster Competition on “Awareness of oral health in geriatric people” on the occasion of International day of older persons on 1 st  of October 2020.
    Dr Kalyani Deshmukh
    • 3 rd prize on short implants for Paper Presentation on “Atropic mandibular and maxillary ridges- a systematic review” on 48 th IPS National Conference, 3-6 th December 2020 Nagpur.
    • 1 st Prize in intercollegiate Debate Competition on “Facebow transfer” on Prosthodontist day 2020 at VSPMDCRC.
    • Budding Prosthodontist Award by IPS Nagpur Branch, 13 th March 2022
    • Highest in College for Final MDS Theory Examination and 3 rd Highest in MUHS Nashik University for Final MDS Theory Examination 19 th September 2022.
    Dr Twinkle Hatmode
    • 3 rd prize on short implants for Paper Presentation on “Atropic mandibular and maxillary ridges- a systematic review” on 48 th IPS National Conference, 3-6 th December 2020 Nagpur.
    • 2 nd prize on “practicing yoga in Covid 19” on International yoga day 2020.
    • 1 st Prize in E-poster on” Quality of Life in Geriatric Patients: Various factors to consider” on the occasion of International Day of Older Person-1 st October 2021.
    • Book published titled “Sleep Disorders: Sleep Apnoea and its Prosthodontic Management” in LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (ISBN-13: 978-6203307658) on 1 st Feb 2021
    Dr Jyoti Sharma
    • 2 nd  prize on “practicing yoga in Covid 19” on International yoga day 2020.
    Dr. Jayesh Shinde
    • 3 rd  Prize in Poster Competition on “Awareness of oral health in geriatric people” on the occasion of International day of older persons on 1 st  of October 2020.
    Dr. Shreyasi Jogi
    • 1 st prize in Poster Competition on National Voluntary Blood Donars day on 1 st of October 2020.
    • Best in Session for Table Clinic Presentation on” EVAC AERO: The modified extraoral high volume evacuator” at 48 th IPS National conference 3 rd -6 th December 2020.
    • 2 nd Prize in Poster Presentation at Estheticon, IPS Nagpur Branch 24 th and 25 th September 2022
    • Prostho-Day 22 nd January 2022
    • Best in session for Poster presentation “Implant Retained Auricular Prosthesis: A Boon for Retention” at 50 th IPS Conference Delhi 10 th -13 th November 2022.
    Dr Vaishnavi Banode
    • 1 st prize in Poster Competition on National Voluntary Blood Donars day on 1 st of October 2020. Best in Session for Table Clinic Presentation on” EVAC AERO: The modified extraoral high volume evacuator” at 48 th IPS National conference 3 rd – 6 th December 2020.
    • Best in session for Poster presentation “The Role of Cyborgology in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics” at 50 th IPS Conference Delhi 10 th -13 th November 2022
    Dr Rohit Patil
    • Best in Session for Table Clinic Presentation on” EVAC AERO: The modified extraoral high volume evacuator” at 48 th IPS National conference 3-6 th December 2020.
    • Published book titled “Treatment Modalities for Mandibulectomy Patients” in LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (ISBN-13: 978-6204748160) on 28 th April 2022
    • Best in session for Poster presentation “Implant Retained Auricular Prosthesis: A Boon for Retention” at 50 th IPS Conference Delhi 10 th -13 th November 2022
    • F. D. Mirza Award for Poster presentation “Implant Retained Auricular Prosthesis: A Boon for Retention” at 50 th IPS Conference Delhi 10 th -13 th November 2022
    Dr. Anushree Bhoge
    • 1st Prize of Best in Session for Table Clinic Presentation on” EVAC AERO: Themodified extraoral high volume evacuator” at 48 th IPS National conference 3- 6 th December 2020.
    • 2 nd Prize in E-poster on” Quality of Life in Geriatric Patients: Various factors to consider” on the occasion of International Day of Older Person-1 st October 2021.
    • Best in session for Poster presentation “Implant Retained Auricular Prosthesis: A Boon for Retention” at 50 th IPS Conference Delhi 10 th -13 th November 2022
    • Dr. Jacob Hyson Award for Best Scientific Article in JPID titled “Assessment of lifestyle of Postgraduate students and its effects on their health in Vidarbha region: A questionnaire based study” 2022-23 by Kerala State Branch
    Dr.Radha Goverdhan
    • 1st Prize of Best in session for poster presentation on “4D Dynamic jaw tracking: A leap into the future.” At 24 th PG convention Dharward 4-6 th March 2022.
    • Best in session for Paper presentation “Measuring Patient’s Orofacial Appearance: Validity and Reliability of the Regional Language Orofacial Esthetic Scale” at 50 th IPS Conference, Delhi 10 th -13 th November 2022
    • Certificate for Semifinalist in Scientific Poster Presentation “Ergonomics in Dentistry” at AVISHKAR at MUHS Nashik on 19 th December 2022

    Dr. Shachi Alsi

    • 1 st Prize of Best in session for poster presentation on “4D Dynamic jaw tracking: A leap
      into the future.” At 24 th PG convention Dharward 4-6 th March 2022.
    • 3 rd Prize in Voice of Prosthodontics, 24 th IPS PG Convention, Dharwad.
    • Best in session for Poster presentation “The Role of Cyborgology in Maxillofacial
      Prosthodontics” at 50 th IPS Conference Delhi 10 th -13 th November 2022

    Dr. Krutika Borle

    • Awarded Short Term Research Grant (Rs. 10,000/-) for research topic “Assessment of
      pH of saliva of Oral Precancerous and Cancerous patients with APJ-17-Biosensor based
      pH Meter- An observational analytical study” from MUHS Nashik 16 th June 2023

    Department of Prosthodontics believes in promoting quality research and adding evidence- based scientific data and with this aim, every student and staff are encouraged to undertake research projects every year. Research in the areas of prosthetic rehabilitation procedures, nutrition, geriatrics, the study of edentulism, age changes of maxilla and mandible, tooth wear and effects, implants, TMJ, education technology, esthetics, maxillofacial rehabilitation, patient awareness and perception, patient satisfaction, waste management, FEA, materials, and equipment used in prosthetic rehabilitation are given prime importance. Department also focuses on conducting research on innovative teaching learning practices and inter- professional clinical trials. An effort is made to inculcate the research culture in the department. Other than the main dissertation every PG student is made to conduct two short term research in their PG course duration.

    Research data as on 31 st June 2023: -

  • Completed Research Projects: 333
  • Ongoing Research Projects: 17
  • Inter-professional Research: 1
  • Clinical Trial: 1
  • Copyrights: 13
  • Patents: 2
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    Prosthodontic rehabilitation of a patient with ectodermal dysplasia

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    Prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient with maxillary protruded anterior teeth with All ceramic crown prosthesis

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    PROSTHETIC REHABILITATION OF MISSING EAR PATIENT WITH IMPLANT SUPPORTED AURICULAR PROSTHESIS

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    PROSTHODONTIC REHABILITATION OF A PARTIALLY EDENTULOUS PATIENT WITH IMPLANT SUPPORTED PROSTHESIS WITH FULLY DIGITAL PROTOCOL

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    PROSTHODONTIC REHABILITATION OF POST-COVID MUCORMYCOSIS PATIENTS WITH CAST PARTIAL DENTURE

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    PROSTHODONTIC REHABILITATION OF AMELOGENESIS IMPERFECTA PATIENT WITH DIGITAL SMILE DESIGNING

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    Prosthodontic rehabilitation of maxillary defect with cast partial denture

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    Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Full Mouth Rehabilitation of a patient with multiple mutilated teeth and partial edentulism

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    Esthetic rehabilitation of a patient with fixed partial prosthesis

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    PROSTHETIC REHABILITATION OF PATIENT WITH ORBITAL DEFECT WITH SILICONE PROSTHESIS

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    Anterior Laminates

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    Eye Prosthesis

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    Finger Prosthesis

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    Zirconia

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    FULL MOUTH REHABILITATION

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    Implants

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    Ocular Prosthesis

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    1. Complete Denture
    2. Removable Partial Denture (Acrylic/ Cast Partial Denture)
    3. Fixed Partial Denture (Full Metal/ Acrylic Facing/ Metal Ceramic/ All Ceramic/ Implant Prosthesis )
    4. Composite Restoration
    5. Post & Core
    6. Laminates
    7. Implant
    8. Smile Designing
    9. Full Mouth Rehabilitation
    10. Immediate Denture
    11. Overdenture
    12. Obturator (Acrylic/ Cast Partial)
    13. Templates, Splints, Stents, Feeding Plate
    14. Maxillofacial Prosthesis  ( Eye, Ear, Nose, Finger etc.)

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