Prosthodontics is the dental specialty related to restoration and maintenance of oral health, esthetics, function, comfort and confidence of the patient by replacing the missing teeth and their associated craniofacial structures. Through careful patient evaluation, diagnosis and treatment planning a suitable customized prosthesis is designed for every patient. There is a variety of removable and fixed prostheses to choose from, these include but are not limited to; removable acrylic and cast partial dentures, complete dentures, fixed dental prosthesis, over dentures, immediate dentures, implant retained and maxillofacial defect prostheses.
The faculty of Prosthodontics at the Islamabad Medical & Dental College aims to guide the students of BDS 4th year in learning the fundamental theory and practice of Prosthodontics. Students are trained to become skilled and competent clinicians, who can utilize, evidence based safe techniques, to fulfill the basic prosthodontics needs of the society. The faculty aspires to instill lifelong learning capabilities in the students, by encouraging self-learning and participation in continued dental education and research activities.