Department of Dental Materials, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore

  • India

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department deals with the understanding of the physical, chemical, mechanical and biological properties of materials used in dentistry like impression materials, gypsum products, denture base resins, composite resins, metal & alloys, dental amalgam, dental cements, ceramics, auxillary materials like dental waxes, cutting instruments and techniques like casting procedure.

The Department of Dental Materials at MCODS Mangalore has a welll organised dental material museum and a dental materials laboratory with instruments like metallurgical microscope.

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Silorane Resins Medicine & Life Sciences
Hot Temperature Medicine & Life Sciences
Methacrylates Medicine & Life Sciences
Color Medicine & Life Sciences
Tooth Medicine & Life Sciences
Dental Porcelain Medicine & Life Sciences
Hardness Medicine & Life Sciences
Metal Ceramic Alloys Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1999 2017

  • 22 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 13 Article

Effect of finishing/polishing techniques and time on surface roughness of esthetic restorative materials

Madhyastha, P. S., Hegde, S., Srikant, N., Kotian, R. & Iyer, S. S., 01-09-2017, In : Dental Research Journal. 14, 5, p. 326-330 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glass Ionomer Cements
Analysis of Variance
1 Citation (Scopus)
Dental Implants
Cell Survival

Pixel optical densitometry - a novel quantification tool using image analysis software-based histogram study

Vedam, V., Natarajan, S., Boaz, K., Kotian, R. & Ganapathy, S., 01-01-2017, In : International Journal of Clinical Dentistry. 10, 1, p. 67-72 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Observer Variation
Clinical Protocols