Department of Prosthodontics
  • Treatment Rendered By The Department :-
    • Fixed and removable prosthodontics
    • Complete denture and removable partial dentures
    • Implant restorations
    • Maxillofacial prostheses for cancer and trauma patients
    • Nasoalveolar molding for cleft lip and palate

  • Approximate number of patients treated per month- 200

  • Number of post graduate students- 02

  • Thesis submitted in M.U.H.S in last 5 years- 6

  • New equipments in department -
    • ALL CERAMIC PRESS FURNACE
    • Burnout furnace
    • Agar duplicator machine
    • Induction casting machine
    • Pindex system
    • Acrylizer
    • Centrifugal casting machine
    • Steam cleaner
    • Bioart semi-adjustable articulator
    • Dental Implant kit
    • Radiovisography (RVG)

  • Scientific papers published –
    • Patil PG., Parkhedkar RD.
      New graft-stabilizing clip as a treatment adjunct for oral submucous fibrosis.
      Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2009;102:191-192. (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Implants or pontics.
      Journal of American Dental Association 2010; 141: 14-15. (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Anterior tooth position.
      Journal of American Dental Association 2010; 141: 620. (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Crown lengthening.
      Journal of American Dental Association 2010; 141: 1182-1183. (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG, Patil SP
      Nutrition and cancer
      Journal of American Dental Association 2012; 143: 106-107. (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Conventional complete denture for a left segmental mandibulectomy patient: A clinical report.
      Journal of Prosthodontic Research 2010;54:192-197. (Japan/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      New technique to fabricate an immediate surgical obturator restoring the defect in original anatomical form
      Journal of Prosthodontics 2011;20:494-8. (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG, Patil SP
      Technique to fabricate a hollow obturator as a single unit for management of bilateral subtotal maxillectomy
      Journal of Prosthodontics 2011, doi: 10.1111/j.1532-849X.2011.00799.x (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG, Patil SP, Sarin SP
      Nasoalveolar molding and long term post-surgical aesthetics for unilateral cleft lip-palate: 5 year follow up
      Journal of Prosthodontics 2011;20:577-582. (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      A technique for repairing a loosening abutment-screw for a cement retained implant prosthesis.
      Journal of Prosthodontics 2011;20:652-655. (USA/PubMed)
    • Gupta A, Sahegal R, Tagore M, Patil PG, Kothari B, Puri S.
      Achieving desired esthetic outcome for a single tooth implant restoration with tissue excess using a multidisciplinary treatment approach- A clinical report.
      Journal of Prosthodontics 2011;20:228-32. (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      The spring retained delayed surgical obturator for total maxillectomy: a technical note. Oral Surgery 2010;3:8-10. (UK)
    • Patil PG, Parkhedkar RD. Functionally generated amalgam stops for single complete denture: A Case Report. Dental Research Journal 2009;6:51-54. (Iran/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Modified technique to fabricate a hollow light-weight facial prosthesis for lateral midfacial defect: a clinical report. Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics 2010;2:65-70. (Korea/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Modified soft tissue cast for fixed partial denture: A technique Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics 2011;3:33-6. (Korea/PubMed)
    • Makade CS, Meshram GK, Warhadpande M, Patil PG.
      A comparative evaluation of fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth restored with different post core systems- an in-vitro study
      Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics 2011;3:90-5. (Korea/PubMed)
    • Shambharkar VI, Patil PG, Puri SB.
      Simple technique to fabricate an immediate surgical obturator restoring the defect in original anatomical form
      Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics 2011;3:106-9. (Korea/PubMed)
    • Patil PG, Patil SP
      Guide flange prosthesis for early management of reconstructed hemimandibulectomy: A case report
      Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics 2011;3:172-6. (Korea/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Modified measuring compass as an intraoral paralleling device.
      Indian Journal of Dental Research 2010;21:452-453. (India/PubMed)
    • Patil PG, Parkhedkar RD.
      New spring retained surgical obturator for total maxillectomy patient.
      Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 2009;9:33-35.
    • Sarin SP, Parkhedkar RD, Deshpande SS, Patil PG, Kothe S.
      Presurgical nasoalveolar molding for unilateral midfacial cleft: A case report.
      Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 2010;10:67-70.
    • Patil PG, Parkhedkar RD.
      Dental periscope: A new device to examine the parallelism of abutment teeth.
      Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 2008;8:27-29.
    • Patil PG, Parkhedkar RD.
      Management of a patient with complete mandibulectomy and partial glossectomy with innovative spring appliance: A case report.
      Journal of Indian Dental Association 2007;1:134-137.
      Awarded as the "Best Case Report" published in JIDA-2007. (Announced in Feb 2008 JIDA)
    • Shaikh SR, Patil PG, Puri S.
      A modified technique for retention of orbital prosthesis - A case report
      Indian Journal of Dental Research 2011;22:863-5. (India/PubMed)
    • Patil PG, Patil SP.
      Novel mouth-exercising device for oral submucous fibrosis
      (Accepted by the Journal of Prosthodontics on 3 Feb 2012) (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG, Patil SP, Sarin SP.
      Nasoalveolar molding with active columellar lengthening in severe bilateral cleft-lip/palate: A clinical report
      (Accepted by the Journal of Prosthodontics on 12 April 2012) (USA/PubMed)
    • Kamble VD, Parkhedkar RD, Patil PG, Sarin SP.
      Presurgical Nasoalveolar Molding (PNAM) for a Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate: A Cilnical Report
      (Accepted by the Journal of Prosthodontics on 25 Feb 2012) (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG, Puri SB, Tagore M, Jaiswal N.
      Self retentive partial silicone auricular prosthesis: a case report
      (Accepted by the European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry on 23 April 2012) (USA/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      New atraumatic easy removal technique for permanently cemented crown.
      (Accepted by the Indian Journal of Dental Research on 8 July, 2010) (India/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Presurgical nasoalveolar molding for cleft lip and palate.
      (Accepted by the Indian Journal of Dental Research on 4 July, 2010) (India/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Utility of the visual analogue scale in dentistry.
      (Accepted by the Indian Journal of Dental Research on 29 June, 2010) (India/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Tooth carving: A response.
      (Accepted by the Indian Journal of Dental Research on 26 June, 2010) (India/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Comparative evaluation of effect of polymerizable and non-polymerizable desensitizing agents on crown-retentive-strength of zinc-phosphate, glass-ionomer and compomer cements
      (Accepted by the European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry on 25 May, 2012) (UK/PubMed)
    • Patil PG.
      Multidisciplinary treatment approach with one piece implants for congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors: A case report
      (Accepted by the European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry on 28 May, 2012) (UK/PubMed)

  • Other Achivements (If Any) -
    • 5 prosthodontists pass out from the department selected for Indian and Japanese Prsothodontic Society's International Scientific Exchange Program in last 4 years. (Highest of all dental colleges in India)
      • Year 2009: Dr. Saee Deshpande
      • Year 2010: Dr. Pravinkumar G. Patil
      • Year 2011: Dr. Rahul Kulkarni
      • Year 2012: Dr. Hirasankar Bhowmik
      •                   Dr. Mohana Tagore
    • Indian National Science Academy (INSA) nomination for the Young Scientist Award 2012: Dr. Pravinkumar G. Patil
    • One patent pending 'Mouth Exercising Device' by Dr. Pravinkumar G. Patil
    • Research grants received for the clinical trial study on OSMF to Dr. Pravinkumar G. Patil

  • Future planning (next 5 years)—
    • To come out with a concrete Prosthodontic solution for each and every patient with the conventional to the most contemporary treatment modalities
    • To encourage Prosthodontic clinical and laboratory research
    • To furnish the well established maxillofacial prosthesis laboratory to rehabilitate the cancer and other patients
    • To find out the most economic and the most effective physiotherapy treatment modalities through Prosthodontic principles for Oral Submucous Fibrosis patients
    • To deliver the world class treatment modalities particularly in dental implantology and other Prosthodontic fields