P. M. Nadagouda Memorial Dental College and Hospital, Bagalkot


About P. M. Nadagouda Memorial Dental College and Hospital, Bagalkot

P. M. Nadagouda Memorial Dental College and Hospital, Bagalkot was started in the year 1987. The Annual Intake of the college is 100. The College is Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore and Recognized by Dental Council of India, New Delhi and Government of India. It has got unique distinction of providing Postgraduate education in all the specialities in the field of dentistry. The College is having well qualified faculty in all the branches of Dentistry and is headed by an eminent Principal. The total built up area of the college is 1,39,452 sq. ft. The college has an administrative block, lecture halls with audio visual aids, auditorium and well-equipped spacious individual clinics for each speciality.

Courses offered at P. M. Nadagouda Memorial Dental College

Degree

No. of
Seats

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

100

Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)
23
Oral Pathology and Microbiology
3
Periodontics
3
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
5
Pedodontics
2
Orthodontics
2
Prosthodontics
2
Oral Medicine
2

Departments

Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology

The first Department of the patient encounters on entering a Dental College is the Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnosis and Radiology. In this department forms the basic of his/her subsequent treatment. The Department is subdivided into two departments (1) Oral Medicine (2) Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. This department successfully takes up the responsibility of providing immaculate clinical care to patients besides assessing their ailments clinically. The department also plays a pivotal role in the clinical training of students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, in evaluating the clinical condition of the patients, not only limiting to the oral cavity but also extending to assessment of his/her systematic condition as well.

The section of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology deals with taking radiograph of teeth as well as of the entire head and neck region. This department is futuristically equipped with modern products like Cephalostat and Orthopantomograph and Radio-visuography besides the routine Intraoral Periapical x-ray machine.

The Cephalostat and Orthopantomograph can take radiograph of the entire head and neck complex besides all the teeth thus reducing the time and radiation exposure to the patient and also economizes the cost of factor for the patients. The department is also equipped with sophisticated fiberoptic intraoral camera that can be used to photograph and video shoots various disease conditions or treatment procedures and hence successfully used in teaching students.

Name

Qualification
Designation
Dr. (Mrs) Mangala Rakaraddi

M.D.S.

Professor & Head

Dr. (Mrs) Surekha R. Puranik

M.D.S.

Professor

Dr. (Mrs) Shobha B. Sikkerimath

M.D.S.

Reader

Dr. Praveenkumar Ramdurg
M.D.S.
Senior Lecturer
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is one of the largest departments which is actively involved in training undergraduates, internees, postgraduates and junior staff. The department boasts of well equipped electronically operated OT Table with CCTV for recording and live training, capnograph, ECG monitor system, surgical saw system and ventilator and advanced anaesthetic apparatus. Centralized oxygen supply, a minor OT with full fledged OT equipment, spacious separate male and female wards, causality, separate facility for postgraduates and a huge well equipped exodontia clinic.

Major Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for treatment of trauma, congenital, developmental, acquired diseases, cosmetic surgeries including orthognathic surgeries are also done here by fully qualified and expert team of oral and maxillofacial surgeons, anaesthetists, and other doctors and paramedical staff. Needless to say postgraduate training is very intense and complete. Nearly all our students have expressed their gratitude for the type of training that they have received in this department.

Name

Qualification
Designation
Dr. B.C. Sikkerimath

M.D.S.

Professor & Head

Dr. Satyajit Dandagi

M.D.S.

Professor

Dr. S.S. Gudi

M.D.S.

Professor

Dr. Girish Chour

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Suma P. Saraf

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Bheemappa Bangennavar

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. (Mrs) Laxmi Naik

B.D.S.

Lecturer

Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

The Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics deals with the prevention of dental caries, restoration of tooth to the normal function and health. It also deals with aesthetic aspects of the restoration. Endodontics deals with the treatment of pulpal as well as periapical diseases of teeth. This department is well equipped with the state of art equipment like x-ray machine, radioviseograph, canal finder system, endosonic and intraoral camera. The department is also equipped with all kinds of latest dental materials like composite resins, glass ionomer and bleaching materials.

The department encompasses separate undergraduate and postgraduate sections. The undergraduates and postgraduates are given vigorous training by experienced teaching staff.

Name

Qualification
Designation
Dr. K.H. Kidiyoor

M.D.S.

Professor & Head

Dr. Prahlad A. Saraf

M.D.S.

Reader

Dr. Anand Patil

M.D.S.

Sr. Lecturer

Dr. Saritha V.

M.D.S.

Professor

Dr. Sandhya A. Khasnis

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Perm Prakash Kar

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Malasiddappa Metri

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Keerti S. Allappanavar

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Asha Dasar

B.D.S.

Tutor

Periodontics

The Department of Periodontics is concerned with treating various diseases of the gums and the supporting tissues of the teeth. “Preservation of natural dentition” is the motto of this speciality. The Department is spacious and consists of the required equipments and instruments for routine and specialized periodontal therapy. Apart from ultrasonic scalers, the department is equipped with sophisticated equipments like electro-surgical unit, iontophoresis unit, light cure unit etc.

The eminent and efficient teaching staff is involved in teaching the BDS and the MDS students.

The Department is running the Certificate Course of Dental Hygienist with an intake of 10 students per year. The department is carrying out conventional non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy on a routine basis. In tune with the recent trends in periodontics, advanced micro-surgical procedures and regenerative techniques are also carried out by the post graduates and staff.

Name

Qualification

Designation

Dr. Shivaraj B. Warad

M.D.S.

Professor & Head

Dr. (Mrs) Veena Kalburgi

M.D.S.

Professor

Dr. Nagaraj Kalburgi

M.D.S.

Professor

Dr. (Mrs) Arati Koregol

M.D.S.

Reader
Dr. (Mrs) Jyoti Pattanashetti

M.D.S.

Reader

Dr. Bhagyashree N. Vanaki

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Subramaniam M. Rao

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Bhagyashree N. Vanaki
M.D.S.
Senior Lecturer

 

Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics deals with correction of irregular teeth and mal-related jaw bones. The department is well equipped for undergraduates and postgraduate training with the state of art facilities to treat almost any kind of dentofacial deformity. The department improves the smiles of hundreds of patients annually. The gamut of treatment includes removable, fixed and functional appliances. The department collaborates with the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in performing orthognathic surgeries.

Most widely practiced an well accepted fixed appliance technique are used in the department which include Begg, pre-adjusted edge-wise and tip edge among others.

The department has imported electronic dental chairs in the clinic with a postgraduate library with journals in the computer achieve. It also has a separate undergraduate clinical laboratory. The department is equipped with gadgets like pressure forming machine (Biostar), hydrosoldering units, and computers with digitizer, scanner and printer. The department has senior and experienced Professor who are ably assisted by the young and energetic junior members of staff.

Name

Qualification
Designation
Dr. Radhakrishna G.

M.D.S.

Professor

Dr. Shashikumar B.

M.D.S.

Reader

Dr. Vijayalaxmi Mendigeri

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer
Dr. Ravichandra Handral

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer
Prosthodontics, crown and bridge

This department mainly deals with replacement of missing teeth and associated structures and thus server the oral health needs of the people by restoring the functions of the teeth. This department is well equipped with separate sections for Undergraduates and Postgraduates which includes full fledged laboratory with all sophisticated equipments and materials like induction casting machine, porcelain furnace, thermoresin lab unit and implant kit. There is separate pre-clinical lab for undergraduates where the laboratory procedures and technical work are being taught. The pre-clinical lab consists of 60 tables attached with micromotors and airotors.

The department deals with routine denture work like, complete denture, removable partial denture and fixed partial denture including cast partial denture, prosthesis for cleft palate and other developmental deformities. The clinical section is well equipped with enough chairs for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students with all sophisticated instruments.

The department consists of eminent professor and other experienced teaching staff who are giving excellent training for students and providing oral health services to the public.

Name

Qualification
Designation
Dr. Vikas B. Kamble

M.D.S.

Professor & Head

Dr. Raviraj G. Desai

M.D.S.

Professor

Dr. Kashinath C. Arabbi

M.D.S.

Reader

Dr. Nagaraj E.

M.D.S.

Reader

Dr. Shanta S. Banni

M.D.S.

Reader

Dr. Nivedita Mankani

M.D.S.

Reader

Dr. Pavan R. Kulkarni

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Poornima Madalli

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Rekha Yalamali

M.D.S.

Tutor

Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

The Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry deals with growth and development of child in general with special emphasis on orofacial development and prevention and treatment of the dental diseases of child patient. Both the parents and patients are educated and motivated to actively take part in our planned program.

This development well furnished and equipped from toys to all modern equipments for management and treatment of various oral problems. The undergraduates and postgraduates are well trained by qualified and well experienced teaching staff and professors.

Name

Qualification

Designation

Dr. Shivaprakash P.K.

M.D.S.

Professor & Head

Dr. (Mrs) Hina H. Noorani

M.D.S.

Professor

Dr. Rashmi Chour

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Shilpa Lalugol

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Gangadhar B.

B.D.S.

Lecturer

Community and Preventive Dentistry

This department is well equipped with audio visual aids with health education purpose for use in department as well as at the field programs. A color TV with VCR and public address system audio-cassette player portable type help immensely for general public during community oral health programmes. The department is offering yeomen service to the humanity by organizing free dental and oral health care services to the rural people in and around the district. We have got well trained staff with portable kits of oral surgery, periodontal and conservative and prosthodontic instruments and materials by which we provided the following dental treatments free of cost to the urban and rural people at their door steps like extractions, oral prophylaxis, restoration and even complete and partial dentures and distribution of medicines free of cost. The department is headed by a dynamic Professor and supporting staff of Community Dentistry. The department consists of all the infrastructure to cater to the dental needs of the people who visit the department.

Name

Qualification

Designation

Dr. Parappa Sajjan

M.D.S.

Reader

Dr. Pooja Latti

M.D.S.

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Rohini Gowda

B.D.S.

Tutor

Dr. Reshma A. Muranal

B.D.S.

Tutor

Oral Pathology and Microbiology

The department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology is most important department for all the clinical departments. The Osler once said “As is your pathology so is your practice”. This suffices to clear the importance of this speciality. The treatment of diseases, the prognosis of disease and the prevention of disease entirely are dependent on this speciality. Our institute has realized the above facts and has given the due respect to this speciality. Fortunately the Principal of this college is heading this department.

The undergraduate section has good accommodation where good equipments and laboratory facilities are available. The training to the undergraduates is imparted in most modern ways. The postgraduation section of this department is worth visiting. It has given the most modern equipments like CCTV microtome etc. to the PG students. This section has good slide and transparencies collection, typical specimens and has built an impressive museum. The staff of this section is busy in teaching and research work. In short this department has grown very well.

Name

Qualification

Designation

Dr. Shreenivas Vanaki

M.D.S.

Principal & Professor

Dr. R.S. Puranik

M.D.S.

Professor & Head

Dr. Shivakumar M.S.

M.D.S.

Reader

Dr. Mahadevi Hosur

M.D.S.

Reader

Dr. Praveen Anigol

M.D.S.

Sr. Lecturer

Dr. Pramod Ingaleshwar

M.D.S.

Sr. Lecturer

Oral Implantology

The college has recently established well equipped oral implantology section for the benefit of the patients and training of postgraduate students.

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