Indian Prosthodontic Society (IPS) holds its 46th conference in Mangalore on 15th November 18.
Professor Dr Sachidanand vice chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore inaugurated the conference at father Muller convention center.
Dr Chetan Hegde, the organizing secretary welcomed the delegates and dignitaries.
Dr. Kashinath, president of the Indian Prosthodontic Society delivered his presidential speech, and Dr. V Rangarajan, the secretary cum treasurer presented the annual report to the house.
The conference was attended by more than 1500 delegates and around 2500 postgraduate students.
The conference started on 15 Nov. 2018 with twenty pre-conference courses held in four dental colleges namely Manipal College of Dental Sciences Mangalore, A B Shetty Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Yenepoya Dental College Mangalore, and A. J. Shetty Institute of Dental Sciences Mangalore. The pre-conference courses were attended by more than 800 delegates.
In this conference more than 170 papers were presented by delegates and 360 by postgraduate students; 270 e-poster= s were presented by PG students and 33 quizzes were held for postgraduate students.
Dr N Sridhar Shetty, Dr Ramanand Shetty, Dr Bharath Shetty and Dr Jaikar Shetty were honoured in the traditional way for their immense contribution to Indian Prosthodontic Society.
Prof Dr Mahendranadh Reddy Kareti presented the prestigious Dr B C Shroff Oration on Redefining Precision in a highly notable manner.
Amongst various presentations by delegates, the presentations given by Dr. Pooran Chand on ‘Efficacy of mandibular advancement device in obstructive sleep apnea patients’ by Dr. Balendra Pratap Singh on ’Efficacy of mandibular 2-implant overdenture-an update meta-analysis on patient based outcome’ and by Dr. Ajai Mohan Singh ‘Nanodentistry-Recent advances and their application in Prosthodontics’ were notable.
The valedictory function took place on 18 November 2018 and Dr. Ravindra Savadi took the responsibilities as IPS new president from Dr. Kashinath; Dr. Rupesh Rupasi accepted the responsibilities from Dr. V Rangrajan as IPS new secretary.
The next IPS conference will be held in Raipur in December 2019.
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