The Department of Prosthodontics, BUMDC, organized a program, consisting of research based presentations. The competition was held amongst the students of 2nd year BDS, based on 08 groups. Recognizing the need of research in Dentistry, the concept behind this competition was to indulge the preclinical students into research based studying and to guide them regarding literature searching, in order to prepare them for research based presentations, following standard guidelines.
The Chief guests and the judges of the event were Head of the Department of Dental Materials, BUMDC, Dr. Syed Ahmed Omer and Associate Professor of Prosthodontics Dr. Saman Hakeem. Dr. Anum Baqar, Senior lecturer, Prosthodontics organized the show.
The competition was based upon 4 themes; Maxillary and Mandibular Anatomical landmarks, Classification Systems In Prosthodontics and Impression Materials for complete Denture.
Students presented their research based presentations, followed by an interactive session between judges and the members of each group. Based upon the pre-planned protocols, winner and runner-up groups were chosen.
Presentation, Mandibular Anatomical Landmarks, was awarded with the 1st Prize. Whereas, the presentations based upon Classification Systems in Prosthodontics and Maxillary Anatomical Landmarks, were announced as runner-ups, respectively.
Students and facilitators were awarded with the Certificates of Participation, in appreciation for their efforts. The judges also praised the organizers and students for their hard work and dedication towards the research based program.