Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

About Us

  • Conservative Dentistry is the branch of dentistry that is concerned with the conservation of teeth in the mouth. It embraces the practice of operative dentistry and endodontics and includes various kinds of direct and indirect restorations of individual teeth in the mouth. The Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The department has state-of-the-art technology, dedicated teaching and non-teaching faculties, and infrastructure to render effective and predictable services to patients.
  • It is a branch of dentistry concerned with the preservation of teeth in the oral cavity. The department deals with the restoration of the affected teeth and in providing an aesthetic smile. The Department of conservative dentistry and Endodontics at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. An undergraduate student starts to learn this subject from the 1st year. Initially, training is given in an inanimate object and theoretically learn the subject about various advancements in this subject. Students start treating patients from 3rd year. The student is trained in such a way that they learn to deal with the problem more scientifically. They create a strong foundation. The department has a brilliant library and an outstanding group of professors who train the students for a better future and to become a great dentist. The department has great technology and a great laboratory that helps for better treatment. The postgraduate program is a 3-year course that teaches the student in detail about the subject. They focus on esthetic dentistry, endodontic therapy, and surgeries like root canal treatment. The students are encouraged to do research and attend conferences at national and international levels.

Teaching Activity of The Department

Undergraduate Study

  • The faculty trains the undergraduate student in the subjects of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics as part of their B.D.S. curriculum. Upon graduation, the students are expected to be capable of assessing a patient’s general and oral health and of formulating a comprehensive treatment plan, which might include components from other dental disciplines.
  • The course will enable the student to acquire knowledge of the relevant clinical literature, to develop a scientific approach to solving problems. The course contains didactic, practical & clinical components, and is taught to a high standard. The course will provide a foundation for successful clinical practice, or a stepping-stone toward an academic career.

Post Graduate Study

  • The department offers full-time postgraduate study over three years, which is specialized & beyond the scope of general practice, with emphasis on restoration of appearance, occlusal form & function, esthetic dentistry, full mouth rehabilitation, endodontic therapy & surgeries- The successful completion would lead to the award of the Master's degree. The postgraduate course involves case discussions, weekly journal club meetings, clinical-theoretical seminars, literature review, lectures, and an independent research study which would lead to the submission of a dissertation to the university. In addition, the postgraduate students are actively involved in the teaching of undergraduate students as well as in active patient care. The research component of the course is also emphasized with participation and presentations in national as well as international conferences being mandatory. The department is also equipped with a dental operating microscope under which postgraduates are allowed to do special cases.


  • To be known both nationally and globally as a pioneer in dental education, making it the preferred dental school and providing the community with appropriate oral and craniofacial care.


  • Improving visibility through international collaborations and through modern teaching methods.
  • To discover and translate new knowledge at the boundaries of science, transforming oral health care practices and related technologies.
  • To prepare students to provide oral care services in an ethical and affordable way, thereby striving towards the well-being of society.


  • Laboratory/ Diagnostic department - Brief overview of Infrastructure and services in each section for teaching-learning.
  • The department is equipped with the best state-of-the-art
    1. Casting Lab
    2. Ceramic Lab
    3. Department Library - which has the latest textbooks and updated national and international journals.
    4. Dedicated preclinical simulated units for PG.
    5. Individual DOM for PGs
  • Clinical Depts. - Brief Overview of Infrastructure and Services for Clinical Teaching (For prospective PG point of view to choose an Institute for that specialty)
  • Each PG is given individually the following equipment
    Dental Operating Microscope.
    Intra Oral Camera
    Apex Locator
    Light Cure Unit
    Rubber dam kit
    Dedicated Software.
  • Students are given the best equipment and the latest materials to explore and keep themselves updated with international standards.