RESTORE ENDO 16: continuing professional development programme

RESTORENDO 2016 was the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program conducted by the Department of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics on March 3rd, 2016. The chief guest for the event was our Dean, Dr Dilip G Naik. He set the tone for the event with a very insightful talk on the need for a holistic approach for patient care. The half day CPD program consisted of three lectures by three renowned speakers in the field of esthetic dentistry was a huge success. There was an over whelming response with over 150 participants consisting of interns, post graduates and faculties of various colleges in and around Mangalore.

March 22, 2016

The first speaker was Dr Arvind Shenoy. Dr Arvind has conducted more than 150 lectures and courses on Esthetic Dentistry and Endodontics. He started his academic career in our college. He has extensive clinical experience in areas of Esthetics, Oral rehabilitation and Endodontics, having undergone advanced training in Germany and Switzerland. His lecture topic was “Ceramic Veneers - Protocols for predictable clinical success"

The second speaker was Dr. Nagarathna.  She is a Professor in the Dept. of Periodontology, of A.J Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore with a vast clinical and teaching experience of over 23 years. She has numerous publications, both national and international to her credit.  Her topic for the day was “Periodontics and restorative interrelation- a way to perfect restodontium"

The last lecture was delivered by Dr. Shashi Rashmi Acharya, senior professor in MCODS, Manipal.  She has always maintained a unique balance in her career, being a fine academician and a distinguished clinical practitioner. She takes up the post of Coordinator and Resource person for Post graduate Certificate course in Aesthetic Dentistry conducted at MCODS, Manipal . She spoke on “Posterior Aesthetics”