The Department of Prosthetic Dentistry core business is teaching removable prosthodontics, research, and clinical services. Teaching and learning removable prosthodontic courses in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs revolve around the rehabilitation of partially and completely edentulous patients. This involves the art and science of designing, planning, constructing and fitting removable artificial appliances or prosthesis in patients’ mouths to replace missing teeth.
The undergraduate curriculum in the BDS program commences from the second year, and spreads over four years. It consists of laboratory and clinical modules. At the end of fifth year, the student is able to successfully treat and manage edentulous patients that present with basic or advanced complications.
The postgraduate programs share a joined platform between Prosthetic and Conservative Dentistry. Postgraduate programs include MChD - clinical Master’s program of 4 years, MSc - clinical Master of Science program of three years (open to international and local students) and MSc - research Master's program. The department also offer PDD diploma courses in aesthetic dentistry, removable prosthodontics and implantology.