DR. S.V. SINGH, OMBUDSPERSON - E-mail ID: ombudsperson@santosh.ac.in

Guest Lecture on Digital Prosthodontics by Dr. Gaurav Issar

  • 2024-02-02

In alignment with our vision to future The Department of hosted a guest lecture by Dr. Gaurav on the topic of "Digital Prosthodontics." Dr. Gaurav, a distinguished expert in the field, shared his profound knowledge and experience in leveraging digital technologies for prosthodontic treatments.

Overview: The lecture commenced with an overview of the evolution of digital dentistry and its relevance to prosthodontics. Dr. Gaurav provided insights into the various digital tools and technologies available, including intraoral scanners, CAD/CAM systems, 3D printing, and virtual treatment planning software.

Key Highlights:

Digital Workflow: Dr. Gaurav elucidated the step-by-step digital workflow for prosthodontic procedures, from digital impression-taking to the design and fabrication of prosthetic restorations. Attendees learned about the seamless integration of digital technologies into clinical practice and the benefits of improved accuracy, efficiency, and patient satisfaction.

CAD/CAM Prosthesis Design: The lecture delved into the intricacies of computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) for prosthesis design and fabrication. Dr. Gaurav showcased examples of digitally designed crowns, bridges, and implants, highlighting the precision and aesthetic outcomes achievable through digital workflows.

Future Directions: Dr. Gaurav provided a glimpse into the future of digital prosthodontics, exploring emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and intraoral scanning innovations. Attendees gained perspective on the continuous evolution of digital dentistry and its potential to redefine prosthodontic practice. The lecture concluded with an interactive Q &A session, allowing attendees to seek clarification on specific topics and engage in insightful discussions with Dr. Gaurav. This session facilitated knowledge exchange and encouraged attendees to explore the possibilities of integrating digital technologies into their clinical practice.

Conclusion: The guest lecture by Dr. Gaurav on digital prosthodontics was a resounding success, providing attendees with valuable insights into the transformative potential of digital technologies in prosthodontic practice. Regular activities in our department pushes us forward in our vision to create digitalised prosthodontics department at Santosh Dental College.