RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

HISTORY/BACKGROUND OF DEPARTMENT

In 1981 the Department of Restorative Dentistry was formed from the Department of Dentistry under the headship of Prof. J.O. Daramola. The Department of Dentistry however evolved from Department of Surgery, University College Hospital Ibadan. The department has grown gradually in lips and bounds till date with ten specialist trained in the two disciplines, Conservative and Prosthetic Dentistry in a ratio of 7:3 respectively and presently, there are five (5) consultants in the Department.
The department is made up of 2 main units namely: Conservative Dentistry and Prosthetic Dentistry and it operates in the following sub disciplines/units

- Conservative dentistry
- Aesthetic Dentistry
- Removable Prosthetic Dentistry
- Fixed Prosthodontics
- Endodontics
- Maxillofacial Dentistry
- Dental implantology which is a new addition

The department has 2 laboratories for clinical services and one clinical skill laboratory

Operative Technique Laboratory
Prosthetic Laboratory
Advanced Prosthodontic (VAMED) Laboratory

Core responsibilities and Activities

The department is saddled with training, services and research. We provide a range of services for our patients which include composite and amalgam restorations, endodontics, ceramic crowns and bridges, and replacement of lost dental tissues with removable prostheses and implants.
Research is on going in the department with our articles published in various peer review journals internationally and locally.
Academic Activities

1. Monday 8 a.m – Resident presentation on topics for Fellowship Examination
2. Monday 12 noon – Prosthetic Unit presentation
3. Tuesday 8 a.m. – Conservative Unit presentation
4. Wednesday 8 a.m – Journal club presentation
5. Every 3rd Wednesday 2pm – Departmental presentation
6. Thursday 8 a.m – Conservative Resident’s Presentation
7. Friday 11 a.m – Prosthetic Resident’s presentation

PAST HEADS OF THE DEPARTMENT

Dr. S.P. Luthra - 1981 -1990
Dr. A E. Obiechina -1991 - 1992
Dr. O.O. Falomo - 1986, 1996,- 1999
Dr. Adeola. Ogunyinka - 1992, 1995-1996,1999-2000
Dr. O.O. Dosumu - 1993-1994, 2000-2012

LIST OF CONSULTANTS

1. Dr. O.O. Dosumu
2. Dr. Deborah M. Ajayi
3. Dr. Iyabode M.F. Abiodun-Solanke
4. Dr. A.O. Sulaiman
5. Dr. T.J. Ogunrinde

CLINIC DAYS FOR THE CONSULTANTS

PROSTHETICS CLINIC

Monday - Dr. T.J. Ogunrinde
Tuesday – Dr. O.O. Dosumu
Wednesday – Dr. T.J. Ogunrinde
Thursday - Dr. T.J. Ogunrinde
Friday - Dr. O.O. Dosumu

CONSERVATION CLINIC
Monday - Dr. D.M. Ajayi
Tuesday - Dr. I.M.F. Abiodun-Solanke
Wednesday - Dr. D.M. Ajayi / Dr. A.O. Sulaiman
Thursday - Dr.I.M.F. Abiodun-Solanke
Friday - Dr. A.O. Sulaiman