The Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge and Implantology at Manav Rachna Dental College and Hospital organized a special event—an expert lecture on “Immediate Implants” at the T Block Auditorium on October 31st, 2023. Dr. T.V. Narayan, a respected implantologist, shared valuable insights ranging from basics to the complexities of Immediate Implant Placement. Dr. Narayan, a graduate of MRA Dental College Bangalore (1992) and an MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology from Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai (1996), has a significant background in both teaching and private practice. His credentials include being a Fellow and Diplomate of the ICOI, and Co-Founder, Co-Director of the ITI study club Bengaluru (2012-2017), showcasing his substantial contributions to the field.
The event unfolded with the registration kicking off the day, drawing vibrant participation from students, faculty, and esteemed alumni. The Inauguration ceremony, graced by respected dignitaries and illuminated by the ceremonial lamp, was a momentous occasion in the presence of the college’s Principal, Dr. Puneet Batra. Dr. Batra set the tone with a warm welcome note and introduced the distinguished speaker, Dr. T.V. Narayan.
The substantive lecture delved into the theoretical intricacies of implants and associated oral anatomy. Dr. Narayan, with his wealth of experience, explored the profound significance of soft and hard tissues in the oral cavity concerning implant placement, fostering a comprehensive understanding. The second part of the lecture unfolded with case discussions where Dr. Narayan elucidated various techniques and treatment plans with exceptional expertise, fostering meaningful interaction with the attending students. The lecture paved the way for an hour-long lunch break. The subsequent hands-on session featured a live demonstration by Dr. T.V. Narayan on dummy models, offering detailed insights into implant placement in a prosthetic manner and emphasizing the benefits of diverse drilling techniques. This practical engagement opened new horizons for postgraduate students.
The culminating segment saw the distribution of certificates by Dr. T.V. Narayan, followed by a gracious vote of thanks from Dr. Pankaj Dhawan, Prof & Head, Dept of Prosthodontics, and a harmonious rendition of the national anthem, marking the ceremonial closure of this insightful and enriching event.