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Lahore Medical & Dental College
Department of Operative Dentistry

College of Dentistry LMDC | Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital (GTTH)

Introduction

Department of Operative Dentistry at Lahore Medical & Dental is committed to professional development. Our department meets all the requirements of College of Physicians & Surgeons and inducts post graduate trainees twice a year. Trainees have to enroll themselves for FCSP II Training program of four years.

Specialty of Operative Dentistry includes:
+ Restorative Dentistry
+ Endodontics
+ Fixed Prosthodontics
+ Pediatric Dentistry.

Operative Dentistry residents use best available evidence, to achieve and maintain optimal patient oral comfort, function and esthetics. We work closely with other disciplines in the college to achieve the comprehensive treatment of our patients.

Administrative Setup

Programme Director:
Prof.Dr Saima Razzaq Khan
BDS, FCPS (Operative Dentistry)
Professor/ Supervisor

Associate Programme Director:
Dr. Moeen-ud—Din Ahmed
BDS, MCPS
Associate Professor

Dr. Anum Fayyaz
BDS, FCPS (Operative Dentistry)
Associate Professor.

Supervisor Introduction:

Prof. Dr. Saima Razzaq Khan.

BDS, FCPS ( Operative Dentistry ) 

Head of Operative Dentistry Department

Prof. Dr. Saima Razzaq Khan Sadozai is currently working as a professor and Head of the Department of Operative Dentistry, Lahore Medical and Dental College since 2016. She is also the CEO of  VISAGE Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry , Examiner FCPS/MCPS at CPSP, Examiner/Paper setter/Assessor for Final Professional Examination, for Bachelors of Dental Surgery in UHS since 2008.

She also worked as member of curriculum committee for FCPS and MCPS in Operative Dentistry at CPSP and Convener of Faculty committee at CPSP, Chairperson of CDE Committee, LMDC. She is also co-supervising M-Phil course: M-Phil in Dental Anatomy by UHS since 2010. Worked as Chairperson of infection control committee, LMDC. Currently co-ordinating Oversight Committee on Post Graduate Dental Programs in LMDC and Final Year BDS Class since 2018.

Prior to her present occupation, she worked with , Align Technology (Santa Clara CA, USA) Pakistan office.

She did her BDS from de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore followed by FCPS (Operative Dentistry) College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan. She was Awarded Fellowship, Women Leaders in Health from University of Southern Queensland, Australia and did a Certification in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry from British Academy of Restorative Dentistry. She has a number of publications to her name and is currently involved in multiple on-going research projects/ clinical trials.

Duration of TrainingEligibility
+  The Operative Dentistry residency programme compromises of four years, during which progressively increasing exposure and responsibilities will be given to the trainees.
+  Rotations are according to the guidelines given by the college of physicians and surgeons.
+  BDS or equivalent degree approved by the PMC.
+  One-year internship/house job in Dentistry
+  FCPS Part I in Dentistry
+  Previous experience not required
+  Positions will be advertised to invite applications.
Post Graduate ResearchAcademic Activities
+  All students develop a research protocol, conduct research, and report the findings in the form of a dissertation and publish papers in well reputed journals.
+  More than 100 research articles have been published in peer review journals.
+  Didactic Lectures/ Workshops.
+  Conferences.
+  Lectures by Guest Speakers 

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