# 20, Yeshwanthpur Suburb, II Stage, Tumkur Road, Bangalore - 560 022
Tel: +91 80 23474137 Fax: +91 80 23474305
Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore,
Approved by Government of Karnataka and Government of India
Oral Medicine and Radiology
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Conservative Dentistry
Pathology and Microbiology
Public Health Dentistry
Maxillofacial Pathology
Dr. Prabhakar B. Kore
M.P. (Rajya Sabha)
Chancellor, KLE University, Belgaum
Chairman, K.L.E.Society, Belgaum
   Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics   

The department of conservative dentistry is growing in leaps and bounds crossing new frontiers and striving for excellence. This specialty deals with three main facets of dental health: prevention of caries, restoring diseased tooth to its original form either by restorative or root canal procedures and cosmetic dentistry.

Good clinical care is delivered by undergraduates, postgraduates and specialist faculty. Our department boasts the state of the art equipments including Surgical Operating Microscope, Microsurgical instruments, bleaching unit, RVG, well equipped dental laboratory and sophisticated dental chairs. The students are encouraged to use newer dental materials.

The department meetsstandardized protocols of sterilization to safe guard our patients from cross contamination. The master degree course provides advanced education in the subject through didactic, clinical, and research components with the help of sincere and dedicated teaching faculty to impart excellent training to postgraduates to make them competent professionals.

Achieve global excellence in providing quality dental health care service to the community and to best train the dentists with superior dental skills and clinical knowledge and provide high standard research outcomes to the dental fraternity.
  • To provide high quality patient care with the best use of technologies and raise dental awareness amongst the people.
  • To educate the students to achieve fine dental skills and knowledge,encourage research work amongst students and faculty to bring in innovations for quality patients care.
  • To train students to be competent and proficient in preservation, restoration, rehabilitation and maintenance of the dentition. 
  • Render high quality patient care using modern materials, equipment & technology efficiently with acceptable standard & fair price
  • To provide optimal supervision of students by well-qualified staff and strengthen & develop faculty by encouraging them to attend continuing dental education programs.
  • To encourage students and faculty to undertake research and to develop an attitude to practice innovative treatment protocols. 
  • Contribute to advances in oral health-care through research into pulp biology, preservation of the hard dental tissues & maintenance of healthy & functional dentition & occlusion.
  • To develop a critical mind for reading and understanding scientific literature and manufacturer's advertising claims.
  • Emphasize & inculcate in students ethical values & professionalism in dental practice.
   Staff Profile   
Name Designation Qualification Total experience Photograph
Dr. Prashant Moogi Professor and HOD MDS 15years 1 month
Dr. Vinay Kumar G Professor MDS  8 years 4 months
Dr. Prashanth B. R Reader MDS 6 years 6months
Dr. Mangla M. G Sr. lecturer MDS 3years 1month
Dr. Nithin Shetty Sr. lecturer MDS 1year 6 months
Dr. Swetha Gopal Sr. lecturer MDS 8 months
   Research Activities   
Sl. No Research topics Name
1  The effect of surface sealants on microleakage of class V restorations at enamel and cementum margin- an invitro study. Dr. Nithin Shetty
Dr. PrashantMoogi
Dr. ReshmaHegde
Evaluation of root reinforcement potential of different intra-orifice barriers in gutta-percha obturated root canals -an invitro study Dr. Simran Ahluwalia
Dr. ReshmaHegde
Dr. PrashantMoogi
Comparison and evaluation canal centering ability and canal transportation of Hyflex -CM and Waveone rotary endodontic systems by using computed tomography - an invitro study. Dr. NandiniBiradar
Dr. ReshmaHegde
Dr. PrashantMoogi
Nature's own alternative: restoration by using enamel bio-fillers to reduce micro leakage in class v composite restoration - an invitro study. Dr. NandiniBiradar
Dr. ReshmaHegde
Dr. PrashantMoogi
 CBCT as diagnostic tool in endodontics: To asses anatomical variations of permanent teeth- in-vivo study.  Dr. NandiniBiradar
Dr. ReshmaHegde
Dr. PrashantMoogi
6 Analysis of influence of isthmuses on the percentage of gutta-percha filled area,in the mesial roots of mandibular first molars, filled using three gutta-percha technique Dr. M.C.Chittiappa
Dr. PrashantMoogi
Dr. ReshmaHegde
Evaluation of Omeprazole mixed with calcium hydroxide as intracanal medicament against E.Fecalis from root canals. Dr.Binila.S.Babu
Dr.Vinay Kumar.G
Dr. Prashanth B. R
8 Effects of conventional irrigation, photo activated disinfection and diode laser irradiation on E.Fecalis-an in vitro study Dr.NiyatiBalakrishna
Dr. PrashantMoogi
Dr. Vinay Kumar G
9 Comparing ability of r-endo retreatment files to
Remove gutta-percha and resilonobturating materials using two different solvents-an in vitro study
Dr.M.C Rupesh
Dr.Prashanth B. R
Dr. PrashanthMoogi
10 The effects of two obturation techniques on the incidence of dentinal defects-in vitro study Dr.Imanava De
Dr.Vinay Kumar. G
Dr. Prashant Moogi
11 Comparative evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy of 5.25% Sodium hypochlorite &Triphala as root canal irrigants with & without Photoactivated disinfection against Enterococcus Faecalis - An in vitro study Dr. Shiny Chaudhary
Dr. Prashant Moogi
Dr. Prashanth B. R
12 Comparative evaluation of apically extruded debris using single & multiple continuous wave motion rotary file systems & the influence of apical patency on apical extrusion of debris - An in vitro study Dr. Souparnika D. P
Dr. Vinay Kumar G
Dr. Prashant Moogi
13 Evaluation of different gutta-percha obturation techniques for filling main and lateral canals using tooth clearing technique. Dr. Vinay Kumar. G
14 Incidence of MB1 and MB2 canals in maxillary first and second molars under dental operating microscope in Bangalore population. Dr. Prashanth B. R
   Academic Achievements   
Name of the student Achievements
Dr Simran Ahluwalia 1. Paper Presentation on Try-In and Cementation of Ceramic and Composite Inlays / Onlays at Ramiah Dental College on 20/10/11(2ndBEST PAPER)
2. Revascularization procedure for treatment of immature pulpless teeth with chronic periapical abscess at 26th FODI & 16th IES National Conference on 11th to 13th Nov 2011(BEST PAPER)
Dr. Nithin Shetty Reattachment of Fractured Natural Tooth Fragment" presented in IAACD, K.L.E Dental College Bangalore, 29/8/11(BEST PAPER)
Dr. NandiniBiradar (PG student) Restoration- Natures own alternative/Restoration by using novel enamel bio-fillers for improving properties of marginal leakage. 15-11-2013(BEST PAPER)
Dr. Chittiappa (PG student) Bridging the gap: A Case Series of Intraradicular Rehabilitation. 28th IACDE & 21st IES National Conference, Hyderabad.15-11-2013(BEST PAPER)
Dr. Niyati (PG student) RED proportion- Esthetic management of compromised cases. IAACD, KLE Bangalore. 2014 (2nd BEST PAPER)
Dr. TusharRanjan (Intern) “Regenerative Endodontics”- The future perspective. National Under Graduate Students Convention held at Saveetha dental college, Chennai, 29 Sept to 2nd Oct 2013 (BEST POSTER)
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