Dr. NARENDRA KUMAR
BDS, MDS, FICD
PROFESSOR & HEAD
Professor Dr. NARENDRA KUMAR is a dynamic academician and research scholar, with great leadership quality, presently working as Professor and Head of Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge at Institute of Dental Studies And Technologies, Modinagar. He graduated from the prestigious King George’s Medical College, Lucknow in 1995 and completed his post graduation in Prosthodontics also from KGMC, Lucknow in 2000. He has been honored as a Fellow of International College of Dentistry, USA. Before his appointment at IDST, he worked as Assistant Professor at KGMC Lucknow, wherein he was associated with post graduate teaching and guided/co guided many dissertations. He has more than 16 years of UG & PG teaching experience and has guided more than 50 clinical and in-vitro researches on various fields of Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry. He has made numerous presentations at national and international level conferences and has many publications to his credit. He has conducted various Hands on Courses like Management of Maxillary Defects, Splints: the valuable adjunct in TMJ disorders, Implant Overdentures, Nasoalveolar Moulding , Post and Core etc., under the banner of INDIAN PROSTHODONTIC SOCIETY. He is an active life member of Indian Dental Association, Indian Prosthodontics Society and Academy of Oral Implantology.
The Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge is the largest Department of the college and is situated on the 3rd floor. The Masters specialization programme in the Department started in the year 2008, and, at present, the intake is 5 PG students per year. The department has separate laboratories for the undergraduate and postgraduate students which are well equipped with latest modern equipments and technologies, such as CAD CAM, Porcelain Furnace and Induction Casting Machines. The subjects taught by the department comprises of Dental Materials, Complete Dentures, Removable Partial Dentures, Fixed Partial Dentures, Metal Free Prosthesis, Implants and Maxillofacial Prosthesis with an interactive patient selection in the above mentioned fields.