Govt. Dental College

 Calicut Medical College PO, Kerala, India - 673008.

Dept. of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

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The department aims at the diagnosis & treatment of dental caries and its sequel, teeth malformations and discolorations, thereby restoring the teeth to full function in an aesthetically pleasing manner. Increasing the life span of teeth by prevention and restoration” is the main motto of the Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics and effectively deliver quality dental treatment to needy patients.

The department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, which is the backbone of dentistry, provides all types of restorative and aesthetic dental treatment procedures for patients (for retaining their teeth), including amalgam fillings, composite restorations, glass ionomer restorations, root canal treatment etc. There are 3 post graduate admissions per year which offers comprehensive and specialty-oriented treatment as well as research activities. Out-patient treatment facilities are provided for an average of 200 patients per day. Specialty treatment includes full mouth rehabilitation, veneers, splinting, bleaching, retreatment and surgical endodontics (apicoectomy), post endodontic restorations, corrective surgeries like hemisection, root resection, reattachment, reimplantation, endo implants etc.

The clinic functions on all working days. Undergraduate and Post graduate clinic is fully equipped with modern electrically operated dental chair systems, light curing equipment for aesthetic restorations Dental operating microscope, magnification loupes, latest irrigation systems like Endovac, Digital radiovisiography, thermoplasticised obturation systems for three dimensional root canal filling, rotary endodontics for fast and efficient Root canal treatment including single visit endodontics. Preclinical section is equipped for simulated exercises with phantom head units for training BDS and MDS students.

The Department is endowed with a dedicated and experienced faculty, all of whom are committed to excellence in education, patient care, scholarly activity, and research. Special emphasis is also laid on attending, participating and conducting continuing professional development programs to enhance and enrich professional knowledge. 

  1. Dr Narayanan Unni
  2. Dr Kunjamma Thomas
  3. Dr Ramesh Kumar M

Dr.Jayasree S, Professor & HOD
Awards& achievements - IDA Scholarship & Award for First Rank in I BDS Exam, Kerala University 1988.
ISPPD (Indian Society Of Paedodontics And Preventive Dentistry) award for highest marks in the subject of pedodontics in final bds exam, Kerala University 1992.
Holding additional post as Member Secretary, Institutional Ethics Committee since 2019- CDSCO reg no. ECR/673/Inst/KL/2014/RR-20.

Dr Elizabeth Prabha James, MDS
Has Secured 1st Rank in exam conducted on Research Methodology by Kerala University of Health Science. 

  Amalgam associated oral lichenoid reaction-M Sunith, M Ramesh Kumar, K Shoba, S Jayasree. J Conserv Dent 2006; 9:148-51.
  Surface treatment of enamel with laser--a potential alternative for acid etching--an in vitro study C Dana, J Thresiamma, S Kuriakose, S Jayasree. J Indian Soc PedodPrev Dent. 1996 Jun;14(2):62-5
  Type II canal configuration and Type I Dens invaginatus-Mele PuthukudyLiji, Krishnankutty Chandrababu, Maroli Ramesh Kumar, and Santhadevi Jayashree. J Conserv Dent. 2014 Jul-Aug; 17(4): 382–384.
  Management of tooth with failed regeneration procedure-Swati Bhosale, P Mridula, M Rameshkumar, S Jayasree. J Interdiscip Dentistry 2014; 4:152-5
  Ultrasound imaging versus conventional histopathology in diagnosis of periapical lesions of endodontic origin: a comparative evaluation-V Parvathy, Ramesh Kumar, Elizabeth Prabha James, Sheila George.Indian J Dent Res. Jan-Feb 2014;25(1):54-7
  Clinical and radiographical evaluation of the healing of large periapical lesions using triple antibiotic paste, photo activated disinfection and calcium hydroxide when used as root canal disinfectant-Dexton A Johns, Jolly M Varughese , Kunjamma Thomas , Aby Abraham, Elizabeth P James, Ramesh K Maroli .J Clin Exp Dent. 2014 Jul 1;6(3): e230-6
  Management of geminated maxillary lateral incisor using cone beam computed tomography as a diagnostic tool-Elizabeth Prabha James, Dexton Antony Johns, KI Johnson,1 and Ramesh Kumar Maroli. J Conserv Dent. 2014 May-Jun; 17(3): 293–296. 

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